1000 Lights For Peace!


HOUSTON: Mahatma Gandhi Library in association with communitywide partnering organizations will be celebrating 148th birthday of Apostle of Peace on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at The Miller Outdoor Theatre from 6 PM to 8 PM. The program will be preceded by a 5K “Walk For Peace’ beginning at 5 PM in the beautiful Herman Park and pay respect at the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Herman Park.  To reregister or learn more, please visit www.gandhilibrary.org.  Please mark your calendar and come vote for peace with your feet.

It will be an evening filled with multicultural international dance and music show representing many ethnic communities of Houston.  Winners of Mahatma Gandhi Week 2017 contests will be awarded their prizes.  Please see the attached flyer for Mahatma Gandhi Week – 2017 contests.  It is quite an exhilarating experience to hear winners of speech contest deliver their winning speeches.

The finale of the program will be a candle lighting ceremony where every individual present will light a candle as a personal pledge to Peace and Non Violence. 

Our mission is to increase public awareness, especially among youth, of his philosophy and the universal values of Truth, Non Violence, Service and Love.