October 2nd is Gandhi Jayanthi, or the birthday of Gandhi, India's freedom fighter.
October 2nd is a national, patriotic holiday in India. It is not only a day off from work and school, but a day many Indians use to reflect on their heritage, pride and Gandhian priniciples.
On this Gandhi Jayanthi, Urvashi Pande, an Expert on the Authentic Journeys' Panel of Experts shares her thoughts on Huffington Post under the thought provoking title What America Taught Me About The Gandhian Ideal Of Self-Sufficiency. Do click through to read her fascinating and insightful reflections.