Of kindred spirits and amethysts

'...the enjoyment of delusion'

omyt:

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“All the time he [Gandhi] has engaged in double dealings. He conducted papers in two languages: Harijan in English and Din Bandhu in Gujarati. If you read the two papers together, you can see how Mr. Gandhi is deceiving the people. In the English paper, he poses himself as an opponent of the caste system and untouchability and as a democrat. If you read his Gujarati magazine, you can see him as the most orthodox man. He has been supporting the caste system, the Varnashrama dharma and all orthodox dogmas that have kept India down all through ages. In fact somebody ought to make a comparative study of the statements made by Gandhi in Harijan and those in Gujarati papers. The people, especially the western world, only read the English paper, where Mr. Gandhi, in order to keep himself in the steam of the western people who believe in democracy, is advocating democratic ideals. You have to see what he actually talked to people in the vernacular papers. Nobody seems to have made any reference. All the biographies that were written are based on his statements in Harijan and Young India, not upon his writings in Gujarati.”

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar's comments on Gandhi in an interview with the BBC in 1955. [source] (via jepaithe)

Anonymous asked: Why was Ghandi not great?

colorsofmonochrome:

Let me count the ways:

Today was so cute

thehaleemscream:

Imagine taking off a churidar pajama on your wedding night lol

teslaarmor:

me: joins tumblr for fun

me: starts to critically analyze almost every aspect of modern society 

i still feel very sad sometimes, for opportunities lost, but that’s okay.

epic khwari day.

atrousarcturus asked: you have a interesting blog, you're blog name translates collar bone and a pomegranate, is there a relation?

thankyou :) no not really, there isn’t a correlation, i’m not even sure why this is my url haha.

ill be 20 in ten days iA

amr-m:

[To the righteous it will be said], “O reassured soul,Return to your Lord, well-pleased and pleasing [to Him],And enter among My [righteous] servants, And enter My Paradise.”

amr-m:

[To the righteous it will be said], “O reassured soul,Return to your Lord, well-pleased and pleasing [to Him],And enter among My [righteous] servants, And enter My Paradise.”

“Sixty years ago, Abdul Sattar Edhi, 82, gave up everything to devote his life to helping Pakistan’s poorest. Sixty years ago, he stood on a street corner in Karachi and begged for money for an ambulance, raising enough to buy a battered old van. In it, he set out on countless life-saving missions. Gradually, Mr Edhi set up centres all over Pakistan. He diversified into orphanages, homes for the mentally ill, drug rehabilitation centres and hostels for abandoned women. He fed the poor and buried the dead. His compassion was boundless. One morning, he awoke on a bench at Rome railway station to discover his shoes had been stolen. He was not bothered, considering them inessential.”

tidepooling:

when you want to look cute but don’t want to be harassed by men #justgirlythings

“You are so brave and quiet I forget you are suffering.”

Ernest Hemingway (via rabbrakha)