New PDF release: No Destination: Autobiography of a Pilgrim

By Satish Kumar

whilst he used to be merely 9 years previous, Satish Kumar renounced the area and joined the wandering brotherhood of Jain clergymen. Dissuaded from this course by way of an internal voice on the age of eighteen, he turned a campaigner for land reform, operating to show Gandhi's imaginative and prescient of a renewed India into fact. Fired through the instance of Bertrand Russell, he undertook an 8,000-mile peace pilgrimage, jogging from India to the USA with none funds, via mountains, deserts, storms and snow. It was once an experience in which he was once thrown into penal complex in France, confronted a loaded gun in the United States, and brought packets of 'peace tea' to the leaders of the 4 nuclear powers. In 1973 he settled in England, taking up the editorship of Resurgence journal, and turning into the guiding gentle at the back of a few ecological, religious and academic ventures. Following Indian culture, in his 50th yr he undertook one other pilgrimage: back with none funds, he walked to the holy areas of england - Glastonbury, Lindisfarne, and Iona. the recent hardback 4th variation is released in 2014 to commemorate 25 years because the starting place of Schumacher collage, with new chapters in regards to the university and to deliver Satish's tale updated. Written with a penetrating simplicity, No vacation spot is an exciting account of a rare life.

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