About The Author:- Dr. Ravindra Kumar, a renowned Indologist, edcuationist and Gandhian scholar, is a writer of repute with more than one hundred books and four hundred articles/lectures on great personalities of the Indian sub-continent, especially Gautama Buddha and Mahatma Gandhi, and on various socio-political, educational, cultural and academic issues to his credit. , ,A columnist to the UPI-Asia, Dr. Kumar has served the University of Meerut, India as its Vice Chancellor. He is associated with several academic, cultural, educational, peace and social institutions and organisations in India and abroad, and has also been a Consultant to the United Nations UPGS. , ,As an international professor and a cultural ambassador of India, Dr. Kumar has especially delivered lectures in leading institutions and universities of the world on Asian values, civilisation, culture, education, Gandhism, international co-operation and understanding, leadership, way of life, world peace and youth affairs. Besides being the Editor-in-Chief of Global Peace International Journal since 2001, he has organised seminars and symposiums at national-international levels on Religion and Politics, Morality and Ethics in Public Life, Education, Peace and Development, Non-violence, Democracy, Human Rights and Gandhism. , ,Dr. Ravindra Kumar is a leading contributor to many known journals of the world. Along with 'Nirala Smriti Samman', Shan-i-Kaum', 'Ambassador for Peace', 'Master of Wisdom' and 'Peace Messenger', 'Padma Shri' was conferred upon Dr. Kumar by the President of the Indian in 2001.