Gandhi Blog Series #8 The function of violence is to obtain reform by external means; the function of passive resistance, that is, soul-force, is to obtain it by growth from within; which, in its turn, is obtained by self-suffering, self- purification. Violence ever fails; passive resistance is ever successful. The… Continue Reading Guideline for a New Year
Gandhi didn’t try to hide away his flaws and mistakes from public eyes. He always remained open and honest.
The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
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!
Gandhi Blog Series #2 “There’s enough on this planet for everyone’s needs but not for everyone’s greed.” Gandhi Simplicity might be the most striking thing that set Gandhi apart from other world leaders. He lived, talked and acted with candor. When public figures thought looking sharp is inevitable, Gandhi was… Continue Reading The Minimalist Gandhi
Gandhi’s letter is a plea to Hitler to end the war for the sake of humanity.
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.
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
Gandhi was inevitable. If humanity is to progress, Gandhi is inescapable. He lived, thought and acted, inspired by the vision of humanity evolving toward a world of peace and harmony. We may ignore Gandhi at our own risk.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
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.