The following excerpt is from H. In July after the arrival of Joseph Smith, Jr. Smith received a directive on intermarriage with the Indians. At a later date William W. Phelps wrote, evidently from memory, what he claimed was part or the substance of this revelation:. Oliver Cowdery, W. Phelps, Martin Harris, Joseph Coe, Ziba Peterson and Joshua Lewis united their hearts in prayer, in a private place, to inquire of the Lord who should preach the first sermon to the remnants of the Lamanites and Nephites, and the people of that Section, that should assemble that day in the Indian country, to hear the gospel, and the revelations according to the Book of Mormon.
Mohandas Gandhi , whose death anniversary falls on Saturday, was an amazing human being. He led his country to freedom and helped destroy the British Empire. Little wonder India worshipped him, and still worships him, as the Mahatma — "Great Soul". In the west he is viewed as a near-perfect combination of compassion, bravery and wisdom.
The woman was accused of killing her nephew, Vardi Singh, by his wife and a council of elders, known as a panchayat, dealt her the punishment after deciding she was guilty. The police, who could not inspect the body because it was cremated, believe he had killed himself in the Rajsamand district of Rajasthan on 2 November. His wife and other relatives first took their claims that he had been murdered by his aunt to officers and when they did not take action, they went to the village council. Then they mounted her on a donkey and paraded her in the village for ten minutes.