Ashrams in South Africa by Gandhiji

Q.  Which of the following Ashram/Ashrams has/have been established by Gandhiji in South Africa?

1) Tolstoy Farm
2) Sarvodaya Ashram
3) Sevagrama Ashram

- Published on 11 Jul 16

a. 1, 2
b. 1
c. 1, 3
d. All of the above

ANSWER: 1, 2
  • Sarvodaya Ashram was Gandhiji's residence in Phoenix which is termed as a house for justice and a home for compassion.
  • In addition to a printing press for his newspaper ‘Indian Opinion’, Gandhi’s settlement featured a clinic, school and homes, including his cottage, ‘Sarvodaya, meaning ‘well-being for all’, where he lived with his family.
  • Tolstoy Farm (another Ashram) was a community started by Gandhi in Transvaal, South Africa, in 1910. It became the headquarters of the campaign of satyagraha (non-violence) which he lead at that time.


  • Chhabi Debnath   -Posted on 14 Nov 19
    Where did gandhiji set up his first ashram in South Africa?
  • Amartya pandey   -Posted on 19 Jul 17
    Added me

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