Nonviolence in Action​
The M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence is a nonprofit located in Rochester, NY that embodies the vision of its historic namesake.
Our Mission is to help individuals and communities develop the inner resources and practical skills needed to achieve a nonviolent, sustainable, and just world.
Individual Student Visits
Community Training Attendees

Upcoming Events

Fundraiser at One World Goods

One World Goods is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the social and economic conditions of artisans around the world through fair trade by providing a marketplace for their products.

8th Annual Open House

 Join us for our annual Open House and Gandhi Birthday Celebration on Sept. 30! More information to come.

Our Gandhi & Nonviolence Knowledge Cards are traveling the world, bringing Gandhi’s philosophy to life in meaningful, fun ways.

Headspace: Mindfulness and Intentionality

Increasingly, I am opting out of the typical, American greeting which is some variety of: Hi, how are you?            Fine, thanks, and you? Doing fine, …

Space for Meditation

I have tried meditation before. Quite a few times, actually. I have also led meditations for a group and for a loved one. I often grow irritated with myself over …