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August 1 & 2: Round Table Conference on "Science and Spirituality" at the World Peace Centre, MAEER MIT, Pune, India.


August 9 & 10: "Remembering the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima & Nagasaki, Act Now for Survival: We Can All Live without Trident," sponsored by Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action, Bangor Washington.


September 1: Peace Assembly, at Air Show, Cleveland Ohio.


September 21: Dayton Peace Museum, "World Peace Day," Dayton Ohio.


September 23 or 25: event/class at Kent State University


October 10 to 12: Annual Ernest Becker Conference, Seattle Washington.


November 7 to 16: 7th International Conference on Peace and Nonviolent Action in Jaipur


December 24 to January 14: Vietnam tour to reconcile with Agent Orange victims, commemorating the 40th Anniversary of DC Nine Action.


February 27 to March 1: Pacific Life Community retreat in Lacey Washington.


March 6 to 8: Thanas Merton Conference in Vancouver, B.C.: Peace, A Transforming Vision.


Friday, March 20th, 8:00pm, Heritage Park

Iraq Memorial for Life: The American Gandhi will provide a meditation to begin the Vigil on Friday evening,


March 20 & 21: Iraq Memorial for Peace in Olympia Washington


March 25: Presentation about Agent Orange/Dioxin effect due to Vietnam War in Olympia Washington


March 29: Presentation in Port Townsend Washington: 11:00am Unity Church of Port Townsend and a Gandhi portrayal at the Masonic from 2:00 to 4:00.


April 8th: The Lyceum Program at Centralia College on April 8th will be an "Interview of Gandhi" at 1:00pm in Washington Hall, Room 103.


April 20: Gandhi portrayal at Panorama City for seniors in Lacey Washington.


Inquiring Mind Portrayal: "Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi"

September 11th, 7:00pm, Vashon Island Library


National Alliance of Anti-nuclear Movements (NAAM)

"DELHI RALLY" PROGRAM

September 30, 2009, Wednesday

Welcome to the guests who are coming from outside Delhi! For your stay, we have booked Garhwal Bhawan (on Panchkuian Road; phone: 011-23540380) which is close to Jhandewala Metro Station. (Directions: From New Delhi railway station, you can take a pre-paid auto which will charge around 30 to 40 rupees. The prepaid booth is on Paharganj side of the station. In case you want to take the Metro, the station is on Ajmeri Gate side. Please take metro from there to Jhandewala. When you come out of the Jhandewala station, ask for Garhwal Bhawan. It is very close to the station. If you have any questions, please call us: Ahivaran Singh - 9811330977; Shree Prakash - 9871880686; Kabir Arora - 9911879675; or S. P. Udayakumar - 09865683735.)


October 1, 2009, Thursday

7:30am: Breakfast at Garhwal Bhawan

8:00am: Buses leave Garhwal Bhawan to Indian Social Institute (ISI) near Sai Temple.

9:00am to 1:00pm: National Seminar on

"Nuclear Threats to India's Children and Their Futures"

Venue: Indian Social Institute (ISI) Near Sai Temple, 10, Institutional Area, Lodi Road, New Delhi - 110003

Phone: 24622379/ 24625015 Extn: 780/781

Opening Songs: Sowmini & Venice

Welcome Address: S. P. Udayakumar,pmANE, CNDP

Inaugural Address: Achin Vanaik, CNDP

Speakers:

  • Sheelu, Women's Collective
  • Prem P. Verma, JADF
  • Sukla Sen, CNDP
  • Binalakshmi Nepram, CAFI
  • Anil Chaudhury, PEACE, CNDP
Sharing

(Anti-nuclear activists sharing info on local nuclear woes, struggles, and strategies followed to contain the nuclear menace)

  • Saraswati Kavula, Movement Against Uranium Project, Andhra Pradesh
  • Samuel Jyrwa, Khasi Students Union , Meghalaya
  • Neeraj Jain, Jaitapur Struggle, Maharashtra
  • Santanu Chakraverti, Haripur Struggle, West Bengal
  • V. T. Padmanabhan, Gulbarga , Karnataka
  • Kishore Kumar Patnaik, ODAF, Orissa
  • Initha and A. S. Ravi,pmANE, Koodankulam NPP, Tamil Nadu
Keynote Address: Praful Bidwai, CNDP

Politics of Nuclear Energy and the Indian State

Audience Interventions and Interactions

Vote of Thanks: Rishab Khanna, IYCN

1:30pm to 2:30pm: Lunch at ISI

2:30pm: Buses leave for Garhwal Bhawan

(Afternoon: Free Time)

3:30pm to 5:00pm: Press Meet at IWPC, Windsor Place

6:00pm to 7:00pm: Memorandum to H. E. The President of India

8:00pm: Dinner at Garhwal Bhawan


NAAM Strategy Meeting at Garhwal Bhawan

October 2, 2009, Friday (Gandhi Jayanti)

7:30am: Breakfast at Garhwal Bhawan

8:00am to 10:00am: NAAM - Networking

10:00am: Buses leave Garhwal Bhawan to Rajghat

10:30am: Programs

  • Wailing and Crying at Gandhi Samadhi about India 's reckless nuclear policies, programs and projects.

  • National appeal from Rajghat to all the Gram Sabhas across the country to pass a resolution condemning India's nuclear policies and programs, and demanding the closure of the local nuclear-related projects, both ongoing and upcoming.
11:00am: "Delhi Rally" starts at Rajghat

2:00pm: "Delhi Rally" ends at Jantar Mantar / Packet Lunch

2:30pm: Buses leave for Teen Murti

3:00pm: Discussion at Teen Murti Auditorium

4:30pm: Pledge-taking to make India Nuclear-Free

5:00pm: Theater Y performance on Peace

6:00pm: Plenary - Youth Vision for Peace

7:00pm: Buses leave for Garhwal Bhawan

8:00pm: Dinner at Garhwal Bhawan


Student's Peace Festival

September/October 2009 Itinerary to India

  • September 25 to October 1: Chandigarh, Student Peace Festival from September 27th to October 1. Be present as "the American Gandhi." Host: Pramod Sharma, YUVSATTA

  • October 1 to October 4: Visit Delhi, stay at Preksha Meditation Center, Adymatma Sadhanna Kendra, host Swami Dharmananda

  • October 2: Possible Anti-nuclear rally organized by S.P. Udayakumar, SACCAR (South Asian Community Center for Education and Research, Tamil Nadu)

  • October 4 to October 8: Children's Peace Palace, Rajsamand, Special Presentation, hosted by Dr. S.L. Gandhi.

  • October 8 to October 12: Aurangabad, hosted by Dr. Sheshrao Chavan and Dr. R.B. Chavan.

  • October 9: Lecture at Mahatma Gandhi Mission Deemed University

  • October 10: lecture at a college in Aurangabad

  • October 11: Dialogue with a group of Gandhians, birthday celebration

  • October 12: Leave for Ahmedabad
  • October 12 or 13 depending upon travel train schedule.

  • October 12 to October 18: Ahmedabad, hosted by P.N.N. NAIR, visit various sites, especially villages, including Gujarat Vidyapeeth, where I will be hosted by Sudarshan Iyengar, vice Chancellor, Ahmedabad.

  • October 18: Leave for the United States


Itinerary: January/February India 2010

Bernie traveling with Larry Kerschner

  • January 9 to 13: Chennai

  • January 13 to 19: Travel with Krishnammal Jagannathan to villages connected with LAFTI

  • Begin on January 13 in Chengalpattu

  • January 14: Pongal Festival

  • January 19 to 20: Madurai

  • January 21 to 22: Bangalore:
    • Working with Global Citizens for Sustainable Development
    • Visit Meeting Rivers
    • Fireflies Inter-Cultural Centre
  • January 22 to 29 or 30: Ahmedabad
    • Attending the War Resisters International Conference: Nonviolent Livelihood, Struggle and Activism: Links & Strategies at Gujarat Vidjapeeth. http://www.wri-irg.org
  • January 30 to February 2:
    • Participating in Round Table Conference at World Peace Centre in Pune: MAEERMIT
  • February 4: Depart India


Is Gandhi Now Passe?

Tuesday, April 27th, 7:00pm
Traditions Fair Trade, 5th Avenue SW and Water St

Over the last five years Bernie Meyer has made seven trips to India to portray Gandhi in villages, schools, universities. He has presented at 7 conferences, three trainings and more.

India is Westernizing at breathtaking speed. This is transforming the nation's villages and countryside, not to say the culture.

Bernie and resisters blocking gate at Aldermaston Atomic Weapons Establishment, 2007. Has India passed up Gandhi? Is Gandhi irrelevant as India Westernizes? Find out "the American Gandhi's" (Bernie's) take on India and Gandhi's message. Find out what you think about Gandhi's relevance to the United States.


Peace Fair

Saturday, Sept 11th: Peace Fair in downtown Vancouver, WA - Gandhi presence.


Humanities Washington Inquiring Mind

Sunday, Sept. 12th: Humanities Washington Inquiring Mind portrayal: MOHANDAS KARAMCHAND GANDHI, THE MAHATMA (GREAT SOUL), 4:00 pm, Unitarian Universalist Church in Vancouver, 4505 East 18Th Street.


5th International Youth Peace Festival

September 27th to October 2nd (Gandhi's Birthday and UN International Day of Nonviolence) 5th International Youth Peace Festival in Chandigarh India. "Around 1000 students from ... 17 countries of the world are participating. And this will provide a platform for increased cross-fertilization of ideas through greater interaction among the students." http://www.yuvsatta.org


Gandhi and Nonviolence Workshop at the Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University in Kota from Oct 3 to Oct 9.


Appearances in Schools and Univerities

The ANUVIBHA will sponsor appearances in schools and univerities in and around Rajsamand from Oct 10 to 20. Also, an event will be held at the Children's Peace Palace where I will stay. (This will be my fourth appearance in Rajsamand.)


Bernie Meyer in India as American Gandhi

Chandigarh: "International Youth Peace Festival", September 2010

Tuesday, January 5th, 7:00 pm - Re-schedule from Nov. 23rd
Traditions Café & world Folk Art, 300 5th Ave, Olympia

Bernie has just returned from his third 2010 trip to India where he portrayed Gandhi in several locations, 10th trip since 2005. "I bring Gandhi to the world of 2010." From the International Youth Peace Festival to the village schools, from activist Round Tables to NGO conversations, to numerous conferences, comes the world to India.

  • What is the REALITY of India?
  • What is happening between India and the US?
  • What messages are being issued?
"My experiences are incredibly rich. I continually process the reality of our world!"


Greetings from Gandhi

Aug 3rd to 7th
Portland, OR

Veterans for Peace national convention. On August 4th I will present "Greetings from Gandhi." http://www.vfpnationalconvention.org/


Greetings from Gandhi

Aug 3rd to 7th
Portland, OR

Veterans for Peace national convention. On August 7th I speak about Hiroshima, nuclear weapons, and abolition. http://www.vfpnationalconvention.org/


International Youth Peace Festival

September 21st to October 2nd: Chandigarh India for International Youth Peace Festival from September 27th to October 2nd with other appearances in northern India.


Visits in India

  • From Oct 3rd to 12th appearances in Jaipur and locations around Rajsamand with stay at the Children's Peace Palace.
  • From October 13th to 17th appearances in Aurangabad.
  • Visits in Delhi from October 18th to 21st.


Court for Mother's Day action at Sub Base Bangor

Thursday, January 5th, 2012, 1:30 pm
Kitsap District Court, 614 Division St, Port Orchard, Rm 105

Seven of us blocked the road to the base with the banner, THE EARTH IS OUR MOTHER, TREAT HER WITH RESPECT. We were arrested and charged with unlawful walking on roadway. We are contesting the charge.

This was a citizen's intervention. At stake is the continued deployment of nuclear weapons, in particuler the Trident submarine with its 24 missiles, each with 4-6 huge nuclear bombs.


Occupy Trident

January 14th

"An invitation to be aware, to connect, and to participate"

"Non-cooperation with evil is as much a moral obligation as is cooperation with good." Martin Luther King Jr.

"Occupy Trident" for 2012 is Ground Zero's Center for Nonviolent Action (GZCNA) theme for remembering Dr. Martin Luther King on his holiday. On January 14th we will meet at Ground Zero to customarily plan and then act in the afternoon to challenge the United States government to end the Trident nuclear weapons system. As an immoral and internationally illegal system, the Trident system also is part of the increasingly costly nuclear weapons system, affecting the economy, jobs, and people's lives. Shift the resources to strengthen the nation.

What is Trident? In brief, 14 nuclear submarines carry 24 missiles each with multiple warheads with the capacity of devastating cities many times the explosive power of the atom bombs used on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Eight of them operate out of Sub Base Bangor on the Hood Canal. Some facts (GZ fact sheet, 2007):

  • Number of kilotons on ONE Trident W76 warhead: 100
  • Number of kilotons on ONE Trident W88 warhead: 455
  • Total number of kilotons deployed on Trident Fleet: 345,600
  • Number of kilotons on atomic bomb which was dropped on Hiroshima: 14
  • Number of nuclear warheads based at Sub Base Bangor: 2,364
  • Cost of one Trident II D-5 missile: $66,000,000
Costly, affecting the economy and jobs: The United States is now spending more on nuclear weapons than during the Cold War. A recent study found that for every $1,000,000,000 military spending creates 11,200 jobs while domestically, the same dollars would create 26,700 jobs in education. Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

"During the Cold War, the United States spent, on average, $35 billion a year on its nuclear weapons complex. Today, it spends an estimated $55 billion. The nuclear weapons budget is spread across the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, and the Department of Homeland Security ...

"So, why is America's nuclear capacity expanding even as it tells the world it plans to forsake its arsenal? A few little known facts about the nuclear weapons complex provide some answers:

  1. Old bombs don't die, they zombify.
  2. Disarmament is happening at a snail's pace.
  3. Funding for the nuclear weapons complex is growing.
  4. We're developing the next generation of nuclear weapons."
Then too, "At a time when federal programs are being scrutinized for fat, the NNSA's (National Nuclear Security Administration) 2012 budget is increasing by 19% to $7.6 billion." "We're Spending More on Nukes Than We Did During the Cold War?!", by Alan Weinstein, Mother Jones, Nov 9, 2011. http://www.motherjones.com/145326

Illegal: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in an advisory opinion found that nuclear weapons are illegal in 1996, based upon International Humanitarian Law. "A threat of use of nuclear weapons should ... be compatible with the requirements of the international law applicable in armed conflict, particularly those of the principles and rules of international humanitarian law ... (The Court concluded that the threat of use of nuclear weapons) would generally be contrary to the rules of international law applicable in armed conflict, and in particular the principles and rules of humanitarian laws." NUCLEAR WEAPONS & INTERNATIONAL LAW: A NUCLEAR NONPROLIFERATION REGINE FOR THE 21ST CENTURY, FORDHAM INTERNATIONAL LAW JOURNAL, Vol 34, April 2011, Number 4, p 639.

Since 1977, GZCNA, usually referred to as GZ, has been resisting the Trident with vigils, citizen interventions, and numerous events to create awareness and to resist this immoral, illegal, and unconscionable system. We invite all to join us on January 14th. (9:00 to 4:00 approx.)

GZ: 16159 Clear Creek Rd NW, Poulsbo, WA 98370
Website: http://www.gzcenter.org Email: info@gzcenter.org

We seek to create a country and a world where humans and the environment can live securely and safely.

Prepared by Bernie Meyer, berniemeyer2001@yahoo.com


Portrayal at Traditions

Tuesday, January 24th, 7:00 pm
Traditions Fair Trade and Café, 5th and Water St in downtown Olympia

India Going West In A Big Way
Bernie Meyer Goes East In A Big Way
How does the twain meet?

Bernie Meyer returned from India in October, his 11th trip to bring Gandhi's message since 2005. His portrayals in diverse places and venues recast Gandhi's way to the realities of our world now.

"I experience the best and the beauty of India's people, while being exposed to the worst of humanity's choices. Moving and exciting, heart warming, yet disconcerting, fun with the pinch of fear."

If you want to get the highlights of West-East today through the return of Gandhi, "The Father of India," to his homeland in the person of Bernie.


Occupy Seattle: February 12, Friends Meeting Hall: "Nonviolence Training"


Occupy National Conference, February 17 to 20th, sponsored by Occupy Olympia, Workshop: What Would Gandhi Say?", and rally on Monday, February 20th, 10:00 AM.


Antioch College in Seattle, class in activism and spirituality, February 29th, 4:00 to 6:30.


Timberland Public Library in Olympia, Humanities Washington Presentation, Mahatma Gandhi, 7:30 PM. More info to come.


Bernie Meyer "The American Gandhi" Bringing Nonviolence to the United States

Thursday, April 26th, 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Olympia Timberland Library

Mahatma Gandhi is regarded as one of the great men of the 20th Century for introducing nonviolence to oust the British Empire from India. Bernie Meyer introduces the historic Gandhi with a six-scene portrayal of the significant events and nonviolent teachings of his life. After the portrayal, Bernie conducts a discussion with the audience. Sponsored by Humanities Washington with promotional support provided by the Olympia Fellowship of Reconciliation. This program takes place after the library closes. No other library services will be available.


Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, a six scene play

Saturday, September 8th, 10:30 am
at Lacey Timberland Library
500 College St SE in Lacey

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, a six scene play depicting the essential Gandhi, his experiences and his wisdom.

Phone: 360-491-3860


Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, a six scene play

Tuesday, September 11th, 6:00 pm
at Aberdeen Timberland Library
121 East Market St in Aberdeen

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, a six scene play depicting the essential Gandhi, his experiences and his wisdom.

Phone: 360-533-2360


A trip to India

  1. Arrive in Chandigarh on September 19th to participate in the 7th International Youth Peace Festival from the 27th until October 2nd (Gandhi's birthday.) Pre-conference appearances on the 20th in Chandigarh, the 21st to 26th in Ferozpur on the Pakistatn boarder and in Amritsar.

  2. From September 27th until the 29th I have been invited to participate in AHIMSA (Non-Violence): A Dialogue on the Political and Cultural Aspects of Non-Violent Action at Vishwa Yuvak Kendro (Youth Center) in New Delhi. This is sponsored by the Gandhi Peace Foundation, Swaraj Peeth, South Asian Peace Alliance and Ekta Foundation Trust. (Tens of thousands of tribal women will be begin an one month march on October 2nd to New Delhi, called Jan Satyagraha.)

  3. October 4 & 5, Jaipur to make a Gandhi presentaton for ANUVIBHA, a Jain sponsored organization for right living based upon Ahimsa (nonviolence).

  4. October 6 to 14: Children's Peace Palace in Rajsamand to bring Gandhi's message to schools and organizations throughout the area. Sponsored by ANUVIBA.

  5. Aurangabad, details to follow.

  6. Other places and events, details to follow.


Court Appearance

On the anniversary of the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima, August 6th, 16 persons entered the roadway leading to Sub Base Bangor blocking the road to seek the abolition of nuclear weapons. Bangor is the base for the Tribent Submarine, most leathal weapon on earth. They were arrested by the WA State Highway Pratrol and charged with illegal entry onto roadway.

Bernie Meyer of Olympia was one of the persons. Bernie is contesting the charge based upon International Humanitarian Law overriding local traffic laws.

He will appear at the Kitsap District Court, 614 Division St, Port Orchard, on November 9th at 1:30 PM. Join in the statement by showing up in the Courtroom.

Bernie, has been an 34 year active member of Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action which resists the Trident Sub Base and nuclear weapons.


Nuclear protesters "speak truth to power" at Bangor Base

see NEWS RELEASE, May 15, 2013 - PDF


Arraignment

Wed, Aug. 7th

I have an arraignment on Wed, Aug. 7th, for the May 11 Mother's Day action. Charged with trespassing after they took me to the ground. Said, "Quit resisting"


Gandhi says... "Never Again"... No nukes!

August 9 - 11, 2013
Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action
16159 Clear Creek Road NW, Poulsbo, WA 98370

Join Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action (GZ) as we commemorate the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and say "Never Again!"

A full weekend of activities including keynote presentation by Bernie Meyer, the American Gandhi (on Saturday), and a day of nonviolent action against nuclear weapons (on Sunday).

Please join us for any or all of the weekend. Camping space is available at GZ. Get the full schedule as well as info on the Interfaith Peace Walk (July 26 to August 9) and the Peace Fleet (July 31) at gzcenter.org. Questions? Contact info@gzcenter.org or call (360) 930-8697.

Ground Zero offers the opportunity to explore the meaning and practice of nonviolence from a perspective of deep spiritual reflection, providing a means for witnessing to and resisting all nuclear weapons. The Bangor Naval base next door to GZ contains the largest operational concentration of nuclear weapons in the US arsenal.

see flyer


2013 India Trip

Arrive India, September 23 at new Delhi

Tentative Schedule

  • Visit New Delhi Sep 23-26
  • travel to Chandigarh Sep 27
  • Sep 27-Oct 2 Participate as Gandhi at the International Youth Peace Festival
  • Oct 2 or 3 travel to Indore
  • Oct 4 to 6 attend International Conference on Gandhi, Disarmament, and Development
  • Oct 7 travel to Bopal
  • Oct 7-10 Visit schools and special needs persons
  • Oct 11 travel to Aurangabad
  • Oct 12-14 Gandhi visits to institutions etc
  • Oct 15 travel to Rajsamand
  • Oct 16 to 21 Gandhi visits to educational institutions
  • Oct 22 to 23 Jaipur visit
  • Oct 24 travel to Kathmandu
  • Oct 25 to 29 visit groups, etc
  • Oct 30 travel to New Delhi
  • Oct 31, 1;30 AM depart New Delhi


  • Hit & Stay: a History of Faith and Resistance

    Sunday, December 15th, 6:00 pm
    Traditions Fair Trade and Café

    MOTHER’S DAY WEEKEND, May 11, 2013, Bernie Meyer crossed the blue line at Sub Base Bangor to make a statement to abolish nuclear weapons and to honor his Mom who died on May 2nd. This is his arrest.

    Join us on the day before his trial to see "Hit & Stay: a History of Faith and Resistance", a new documentary, about resistance to the Vietnam War. Bernie was a participant in the resistance. (Trailer: http://www.kck.st/bzq.D69 )

    see flyer


    Inspirations in India and Nepal

    Thursday, January 9th, 7:00 pm
    Traditions Fair Trade and Café

    Report about 38 days of Justice and Peace With Bernie Meyer as American Gandhi and Larry Kerschner as Veteran for Peace

    International Youth Peace Festival; Conference on Gandhi, Disarmament, and Development; Arushi; ANUVIBHA; and more. Chandigarh, Indore, Bhopal, Aurangabad, Mumbai, Rajsamand, Jaipur, Kathmandu.

    Please come to our presentation at Traditions. Our Sept-Oct trip to India and Nepal to present Gandhi, 38 days of continuous, diverse venues. Larry Kerschner and I had a great time. Larry presented his experiences in Vietnam and his change to being a Veteran for Peace after I offered my Gandhi/Bernie words and actions. Larry took over 700 photos and we will illustrate the highlights to give you a view of peacemaking.

    see flyer


    Keystone XL Pipeline Civil Disobedience

    Sunday, March 2, 2014
    White House

    Keystone XL pipeline civil disobedience in front of the White House on March 2, 2014 to move President Obama to prevent the completion of the pipeline from Canada to the Texas coast. The pipeline is to carry toxic tar sands oil which would significantly increase CO2 in the atmosphere and greatly affect global climate crisis. I intend to participate in the civil disobedience. xldissent.org


    Kent State University in Ohio

    Friday, March 7th
    Kent State University in Ohio

    The Center for Applied Conflict Management will celebrate its 40th anniversary on March 7th. I will share Gandhi's message as Gandhi at the Conference.


    2014 Trip to India

    September 13 to October 20

    Trip theme: The message of Gandhi incorporated into the message of Bernie as he faces the most serious issues, nuclear weapons, climate crisis, depletion of resources, population and poverty.

  • Kolkatta visit: September 15

  • Bihar State and Jharkhand State: September 15-19 Gandhi presentations

  • Bhopal: September 20-25 Arushi hosts Gandhi presentations

  • New Delhi: September 26-27 First International ANUVRAT Conference address about ecology and peacemaking

  • Chandigarh: September 27 to October 3 International Youth Peace Festival organized by YUVSATTA Gandhi presentations

  • Jaipur: October 4 Suresh Gyan Vihar University Gandhi dialogue with students about environment

  • Rajsamand: October 6-16 ANUVIBHA hosts at Children’s Peace Palace daily Gandhi presentations in the region and dialogues with leaders

  • Aurangabad: October 17-18 Dr. Sheshrao Chavan, who originally invited me to India in 2004, hosts dialogue with leaders

  • Mumbai: October 19 visit for the day

    Olympia: October 20


  • The American Gandhi on TCTV

    Gandhi – India 2014 http://youtu.be/9BxhVVjYqGQ Bernie Meyer, "The American Gandhi," and Andrew Burgess recently returned from India and shared their experiences of how Gandhi is seen by Indian nationals today. Recorded at Traditions Cafe.

    The following 9 dates are scheduled for the program "Gandi - India 2014"

  • Monday 12/22/2014, 8:30 AM, Channel 22
  • Tuesday 12/23/2014, 10:00 PM, Channel 22
  • Friday 12/26/2014, 7:00 AM, Channel 22
  • Sunday 12/28/2014, 1:30 PM, Channel 22
  • Monday 12/29/2014, 12:00 PM, Channel 22
  • Tuesday 12/30/2014, 7:30 PM, Channel 22
  • Saturday 1/3/2015, 6:00 PM, Channel 22
  • Monday 1/5/2015, 7:00 PM, Channel 22
  • Saturday 1/10/2015, 8:00 PM, Channel 22


  • Bernie Meyer will be portraying Gandhi

    Friday, May 1, 7:00 pm
    Triad Arts Theatre, 102 E Yelm Ave, Yelm

    Six scene one person portrayal, Mahatma Gandhi, Universal Citizen


    Bernie Meyer will be portraying Gandhi in India, Fall Trip

    September 19 to 26 at the Children's Peace Palace in Rajsamand for participation in youth workshops, which run from September 21 to October 2nd, Nonviolence Day

    September 27 to October 3 at the Global Youth Peace Festival October 4 and 5 in Napur and Gandhi's Sevegram Ashram

    October 6 to 8 in Aurangabad with Dr. Sheshrao Chavan and his brother, R.B. Chavan.


    Bernie Meyer will be portraying Gandhi in India, 2016 Trip

    2016 trip to India: Global Youth Peace Festival in Chandigarh India, Sept 27 thru Oct 2. See http://www.yuvsatta.org/

    THIS will be the most complete presentation yet at the Peace Fest.


    2017 Trip to India

    September 20 to November 4

  • September 22 New Delhi arrival at 5:15 AM

  • September 22 to October 3, Chandigarh for Global Youth Peace Festival, (YUVSATTA.org), and visit schools

  • October 3 to 9 Rajsamand, ANUVIBHA at Children's Peace Palace, visit schools

  • October 10 to 16 Belgaum, Ghatprabha Patil ji and his team members are running many projects for socio-economic development of the area and for the marginalized youth.

  • October 17 to 20 Chennai, Harigan Seva Sangh, Tamil Nada State

  • October 21 to 25 Viskhaputnanam, Andhra University, Institute of Gandhian Studies, GITAM University, public meeting

  • October 26 to November 2 Wardha , Sevagram Ashram and the Institute of Gandhian Studies: Sevagram International Congress on Non-violent Economy and Peaceful World

  • November 4 return to Olympia


  • 2017 Trip to India Presentation

    Thursday, November 30, 7:00 pm
    Traditions Fair Trade Cafe, 5th & Water St, Olympia

    to see flyer


    2018 Trip to India Presentation

    Sunday, January 13th, 7:00 pm
    Traditions Fair Trade Cafe, 5th & Water St, Olympia

    see front page for more info

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