Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad Initially named as Satyagraha Ashram, Sabarmati Ashram is the second ashram of Mahatma Gandhi. The Ashram has a great historical significance as numerous freedom movements were carried out from here between 1917 to 1930, including Swadeshi movements, non-violent and civil disobedience. Today it has a museum, the Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya where numerous historic artefacts have been kept, including pictures of historic events of Gandhi's life, quotations, letters and other relics of Gandhi, 35,000 books dealing with Gandhi's life, nearly 34,117 letters to and from Gandhi, and much more.