when ultra-nationalism is gaining prominence, it is good to know what Gandhian vision of nationalism and politics is.
Gandhi was the epitome of bravery. His power of will and indomitable spirit made him Mahatma.
Gandhi Blog Series #13 Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. Gandhi In the last blog, we have discussed how Satyagraha becomes an effective socio-political struggle. The non-violent protest appealed to the goodness in the oppressor and encouraged him to see his mistake. The… Continue Reading Qualities of a Satygrahi
Satyagraha is one of the most potent legacies left behind by the Mahatma. The socio-political and moral base of the nonviolent protest is discussed in detail in the blog
For Gandhi Politics and spirituality were two sides of the same coin.Both paved the way to the ultimate truth for him.
Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
Gandhi had a unique philosophy on diet which was close to the vegan view.
The story of how Gandhi transformed a tyrant using his love and an unlikely gift; a pair of hand made sandals!
It is a crime to forget Gandhi. A crime not because of disrespect to the sacrifice he made for humanity, but because of the darkness we will decent into if we do not heed his words.
We, the pacifists, have to act fast to bloat out the hatred before it turns violent. Ignorant have to be educated, spiteful ones have to loved and unconditional acts of kindness should fill the world to avoid imminent catastrophe.
Despite the morally charged leadership that inspired millions which earned him the sobriquet of Mahatma, Gandhi was always bombarded with difficult decisions. Though Gandhi was condemned for many of those decisions, he never betrayed his ideologies
With his unique views on non-violent protest, self discipline and adherence to truth, Gandhi influenced masses. People trusted and followed his ideals. But eventually, his ideals were slowly forgotten and even ridiculed by modern generation. In the era of malice and violence, the short man in the loin cloth has a lot to teach us.