Arun Gandhi

Arun Gandhi, born in 1934, is the fifth grandson of Mohandas K. Gandhi, also known as Mahatma Gandhi. He was a journalist for more than thirty years for the Times of India and has written for The Washington Post. His first of two books for children was Grandfather Gandhi. Currently, Arun serves as president of the Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute and travels the world speaking to governmental leaders, as well as to university and high school students about the practices of peace and nonviolence. He lives in Rochester, New York. Visit him at

Books by this Author

The Gift of Anger
Be the Change
Grandfather Gandhi


Arun Gandhi, Bethany Hegedus, and Evan Turk on Grandfather Gandhi

Authors Arun Gandhi and Bethany Hegedus and illustrator Evan Turk discuss the fascinating and inspiring story behind the creation of their book Grandfather Gandhi.