Who was Mira Bhen?

Mira behn was an English women and her original name was Madelene Slade. It was Gandhi ji who gave her the name Mira, for her spirit of devotion. She was deeply impressed by the teachings, ideals, philosophy and ways of working of Gandhi ji.

Mira Bhen worked against caste discrimination, untouchability, in favour of human equality and rights. She emphasized the development of agriculture, cottage industries and education.

Mira Bhen emphasized on studying nature’s balance and developed our lives within her laws, as if we are to survive as a physically healthy and morally decent species.

Indian government awarded her with the Padma vibhushan in recognition of her service to the cause of India’s freedom.