An American in Gandhi's India: The Biography of Satyanand Stokes
Samuel Evans Stokes, Jr., a son of a prominent Philadelphia family, was a 21-year-old Quaker missionary when he arrived in India in 1904 to work in a home for lepers. He soon became disillusioned with the foreign missionary community and began a new spiritual quest, adopting Indian dress, forgoing the privileges of a Westerner in colonial India, and founding a mendicant religious brotherhood. Later in life he married a Rajput Christian girl, converted to Hinduism, and adopted a new name. Stokes became a leader in Gandhi's independence movement in the 1920s, and was the only American jailed by the British for this cause. He is most often remembered in India, however, as the man who introduced American Delicious apples to the Himalayas. An American in Gandhi's India draws on oral history and interviews as well as Stokes's books, journals, and letters. Sharma's fascinating account offers a rare glimpse into a century of interaction between India and the United States.
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Perhaps author forgot to mention or delibrately did not mention the genealogy in toto.
Chander Mohan Sirkeck S/o Late Savitri & Late Laxmi Singh Sirkeck married Marian Jeremiah.
and they were blessed with two children's namely Yaman Sirkeck & Yasmine Sirkeck.
And His eldest son Yaman Sirkeck who also happens to be the religious head of SIRKECK'S.
1 A Journey of No Return
2 The Quest Begins
3 The Ascetic
4 Visit Home
5 The Brotherhood in India
6 Alternate Path
7 An Inner Struggle
19 A School in My Garden
20 Came to Teach and Stayed to Learn
22 The Burdens Increase
23 Marketing the Fruits of Labor
24 World War II and After
25 The Vedantist
8 Home at Last a Family Man
9 War on Two Fronts
10 For the Rights of Men Begar
11 Joining the Freedom Struggle
12 The Fight Continues
13 In Khadi
14 Following the National Trail
15 Arrest and Trial
16 Guest of the British Empire
17 Debates with GandhiTest of Friendship
18 Johnny Appleseed of the Himalayas