Statue of Mohandas Gandhi

Behind the Ferry Building Marketplace, 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA 94199
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    5 Aug 09, 2013

    I'm going to put the controversy of the Gandhi Memorial International Foundation aside (since it's now defunct), and give five stars for Gandhi himself. This inconspicuous statue in the parking lot behind the Ferry Building Marketplace offers a nice place to reflect. And while it is ironic that a shady organization placed Gandhi here, there's no reason why we can't enjoy and learn from him today.

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The statue of Mohandas Gandhi behind the Ferry Building Marketplace is surrounded by controversy. The organization responsible for the placement of this statue, the Gandhi Memorial International Foundation, was ended in 1999 due to financial issues with its founder, Yogesh Gandhi. Many feel his improprieties detract from Gandhi's positive teachings. Nonetheless, the Gandhi statue remains here, as it does in many other cities around the world, reminding visitors how much one man can change the world.


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