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The Works of Mahatma Gandhi

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Mahatma Gandhi, was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing non-violent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for non-violence, civil rights and freedom across the world.

Mahatma Gandhi

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William Shak espeare said, "some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. In fact one can achieve greatness only by ones deeds and not by ones birth. Such a person was Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation. His real name was Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi but he was popularly called 'Mahatma Gandhi' for his valuable deeds. Mahatma Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869 at Porbandar in Rajk ot, Kathiawad in Gujarat. His father, Karamchand Gandhi, was the Diwan of Rajkot. He was very a honest and religious minded person. His mother, Putli Bai, was also a pious lady of refined sensibilities. She never took her meals without performing her prayers. His parents greatly influenced Gandhiji.

Mahatma Gandhi

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Quite distinct from the abundant literature available on Mahatma Gandhi, this historical biography attempts to articulate the historiography of India's freedom struggle, of which Gandhi was undoubtedly the central figure. Relooking at key issues and themes that have been raised in the research conducted over the past few decades, this is an interpretative essay that seeks to contextualize Gandhi and his ideology of ahimsa and satyagraha. Instead of focusing merely on Gandhi's personal life, Prof Bidyut Chakrabarty conceptualizes the evolution of his ideas in the context of anti-colonial nationalism. A nationalism of the Mahatma that for the first time in the history of the independence struggle reached every village and taluk of the state. A nationalism for a country and a society based on his principles of nai talim (new education) and sarvodaya (upliftment of all). But was it the right path and ideology for a new and emerging nation? Despite being Gandhi-centred, the biography is thus imbued with questions, which it attempts to answer. Through a unique study of one of the most prominent personalities of the twentieth century, it addresses areas of human concerns, which will always remain universal in scope and content.

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This biography of Mahatma Gandhi is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Gandhi (1869-1948) became one of the most respected political and spiritual leaders of the 1900s. He lived a spiritual and simple life of prayer, fasting, and meditation. Gandhi helped free the Indian people from British rule through nonviolent resistance. The Indian people called Gandhi "Mahatma," meaning Great Soul.

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Mahatma Gandhi-one of the most revered names in Indian history-played a significant role in Indian freedom struggle. He is considered as the 'Father of our nation'. Indians lovingly called him Bapu. Mahatma Gandhi's teachings of Ahinsa and Satya (non-violence and truth) changed the complete outlook of the Indian freedom fighters and helped India to get freedom eventually. Here is a brief description of Mahatma Gandhi's life, which is a great source of inspiration.

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First published in 1993, Dennis Dalton's iconoclastic account of Gandhi's political and intellectual development gained prominence for its balance and extensive research, as well as its portrayal of Gandhi as a deeply human and complex force. Focusing on the leader's two signal triumphs: the civil disobedience movement (or salt satyagraha) of 1930 and the Calcutta fast of 1947, Dalton makes clear that Gandhi's lifelong career in national politics gave him the opportunity to develop and refine his ideals. He controversially concludes with a comparison of Gandhi's methods and the strategies of Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, proposing a fascinating juxtaposition that not only enriches the biography of all three figures but also proves Gandhi's relevance to the study of race and political leadership in America. A new afterword situates Gandhi within the "clash of civilizations" debate, identifying the implications for continuing nonviolent protests. Dalton also conducts an extensive overview of Gandhian studies and includes a detailed chronology of events in Gandhi's life and leadership.

Mahatma Gandhi

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Eine kompakte Biographie des groBen indischen Freiheitskämpfers. Neben den äuBeren Lebensstationen werden auch die inneren Beweggründe und Anliegen Gandhis nachgezeichnet. In ausgewählten Texten zu wichtigen Themen kommt Gandhi selbst zu Wort. "Die kommenden Generationen werden es kaum glauben können, dass so ein Mensch auf der Erde gelebt hat." (Albert Einstein über Mahatma Gandhi) Der Autor, Richard Deats, ist Mitglied des Internationalen Versöhnungsbundes und gilt in den USA als profunder Kenner der Theorie und Praxis der Gewaltlosigkeit. Seine Martin-Luther-King-Biografie wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt.

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Publié en 1924, le livre de Romain Rolland est la première biographie consacrée à Gandhi: De tranquilles yeux sombres. Un petit homme débile, la face maigre, aux grandes oreilles écartées. Coiffé d'un bonnet blanc, vêtu d'étoffe blanche rude, les pieds nus. Il se nourrit de riz, de fruits, il ne boit que de l'eau, il couche sur le plancher, il dort peu, il travaille sans cesse. Son corps ne semble pas compter. Rien ne frappe en lui, d'abord, qu'une expression de grande patience et de grand amour. (…) Voici l'homme qui a soulevé trois cents millions d'hommes, ébranlé le British Empire, et inauguré dans la politique humaine le plus puissant mouvement depuis près de deux mille ans. L'intérêt de cet ouvrage est de souligner la formation intellectuelle de Gandhi, aussi bien sa lecture de Tolstoï que celle plus surprenante du Nouveau Testament, et notamment les Sermons sur la Montagne. De son éducation en Angleterre comme juriste à son combat en faveur des Indiens en Afrique du Sud, Romain Rolland rappelle toutes les étapes de la vie de Gandhi tout en montrant qu'il fut un résistant actif et non ce non-résistant perçu par les Européens. Il rappelle tous les principes philosophiques de sa discipline: le vau de vérité, le vau de non-tuer, le vau de célibat, le vau de non-voler, le vau de non-possession. Eliminer le trop, simplifier la vie, tels sont les principes de vie et de pensée de Gandhi qui demeure d'actualité. L'intérêt de cet ouvrage est qu'il est écrit par un romancier et écrivain, l'auteur de Jean-Christophe, Prix Nobel de Littérature. Un pacifiste en rencontre un autre, alors que l'Europe se relève à peine de la première Guerre Mondiale et qu'elle sent les menaces peser sur elle. Deux grands écrivains, l'un occidental, l'autre oriental, semblent dialoguer pour améliorer la condition humaine, travailler à la paix universelle. Cette première biographie bouleversante d'humanité séduira autant les amateurs de spiritualité que de littérature.

Mahatma Gandhi

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First published in 1993, Dennis Dalton's iconoclastic account of Gandhi's political and intellectual development gained prominence for its balance and extensive research, as well as its portrayal of Gandhi as a deeply human and complex force. Focusing on the leader's two signal triumphs: the civil disobedience movement (or salt satyagraha) of 1930 and the Calcutta fast of 1947, Dalton makes clear that Gandhi's lifelong career in national politics gave him the opportunity to develop and refine his ideals. He controversially concludes with a comparison of Gandhi's methods and the strategies of Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, proposing a fascinating juxtaposition that not only enriches the biography of all three figures but also proves Gandhi's relevance to the study of race and political leadership in America. A new afterword situates Gandhi within the "clash of civilizations" debate, identifying the implications for continuing nonviolent protests. Dalton also conducts an extensive overview of Gandhian studies and includes a detailed chronology of events in Gandhi's life and leadership.

Mahatma Gandhi

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New Reformatted EditionMahatma Gandhi's life was an experiment with truth. Put your principles to real practice-this was his message to the contemporary world. To him God was Truth and Truth was God. Here are essays and reflections on Mahatma Gandhi, one of the outstanding personalities not only of our time but of all times. Gandhiji was the greatest moral force in Indian history. For the accomplishment of liberty, justice, and peace, he rediscovered the old techniques of Ahimsa and Satyagraha. He revealed to the masses a power not of rifles and machine guns, but the power innate in each individual, a power which this war-haunted world can exploit fully in making wars impossible. This book contains tribute to the Father of the Nation, from prominent thinkers like C.F. Andrews, Aldous Huxley, Lin Yutang, A.Coomaraswamy, Sri Aurobindo and many others. Some of Gandhiji's most distinct and famous speeches are brought together in an appendix in this volume.

Mahatma Gandhi

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Mahatma Gandhi benannte 1925 sieben Sünden der modernen Gesellschaft: Politik ohne Prinzipien, Reichtum ohne Arbeit, Genuss ohne Gewissen, Wissen ohne Charakter, Geschäft ohne Moral, Wissenschaft ohne Menschlichkeit, Religion ohne Opfer. Seine Gedanken haben seitdem nichts von ihrer Strahlkraft verloren, doch wie können sie heute verstanden werden? Verträgt sich z.B. politische Prinzipientreue mit den Anforderungen einer pluralistischen Demokratie? Können wir in einer globalisierten Welt einen Ausgleich zwischen Geschäft und Moral schaffen? Und wie kann der von Gandhi angeprangerte Missstand einer Religion ohne Opfer" angesichts religiöser Selbstmordanschläge verstanden werden? In einer dreiteiligen Serie hat ZEIT WISSEN hochkarätige Autoren gebeten, Gandhis Gedanken aus heutiger Sicht zu interpretieren. Dieses E-Book fasst die erschienenen Artikel zusammen. Die Artikel: - 7 Sünden der modernen Gesellschaft: ZEIT-Korrespondent Jan RoB porträtiert Mahatma Gandhi, dessen Gedanken bis heute enorme politische Kraft entwickeln. - Politik ohne Prinzipien: Bernd Ulrich, Politikchef der ZEIT, über die Wechselwirkung von Prinzipientreue und Demokratie - Wissenschaft ohne Menschlichkeit: Bruno Frey, Professor für Politische Ökonomie, über den Fehler, Moral vom einzelnen Wissenschaftler einzufordern, wo Freiheit gefragt wäre - Geschäft ohne Moral: Politikwissenschaftler Thomas Risse über die Herausforderung, Ethik und Profitinteressen zu vereinbaren - Religion ohne Opfer: Kulturwissenschaftlerin Christina von Braun über den gefährlichen Verlust des Selbstopfers - Genuss ohne Gewissen: Jean Ziegler, Soziologe, über unsere Weltordnung zwischen Gier, Verdrängung und Hungerleiden - Wissen ohne Charakter: Big-Data-Expertin Yvonne Hofstetter über die Macht der Algorithmen. - Reichtum ohne Arbeit: Jutta Allmendinger, Präsidentin des Wissenschaftszentrums Berlin für Sozialforschung, über die Frage: Wie können wir Wohlstand gerecht verteilen?

MAHATMA GANDHI

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On his passport he was Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. The poet Rabindranath Tagore gave him the title 'Mahatma'- the great soul- but he was rather uncomfortable with that. Nelson Mandela calls him a 'sacred warrior'; others describe him as the 'the saint of the spinning wheel' and we now declare him as our 'Father of the Nation'. A courageous freedom fighter; a shrewd politician; a passionate social reformer and a staunch nationalist; Mahatma Gandhi was all this and much more. He was the most unusual leader this country has seen; and one of the most influential personalities whose name is synonymous with India's independence. He was the one who touched the lives of millions; whose ideals of satyagraha and ahimsa inspired great leaders of the world; and who could make the entire country come to a halt by going on a fast. Through a vivid narrative; author Subhadra Sen Gupta recreates the life and legacy of this phenomenal leader to portray the man beneath the simple handspun clothes; who ate saltless vegetables and bitter neem chutney; who greeted kings and paupers alike; who walked 240 miles at the age of sixty to break the Salt Law; and whose entire life was dedicated to truth and to peace. Even today as we read inspirational accounts of Gandhiji's life and talk of gandhigiri; we know that his ideals are alive and relevant to today's generation.

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On his passport he was Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. The poet Rabindranath Tagore gave him the title 'Mahatma'- the great soul- but he was rather uncomfortable with that. Nelson Mandela calls him a 'sacred warrior'; others describe him as the 'the saint of the spinning wheel' and we now declare him as our 'Father of the Nation'. A courageous freedom fighter; a shrewd politician; a passionate social reformer and a staunch nationalist; Mahatma Gandhi was all this and much more. He was the most unusual leader this country has seen; and one of the most influential personalities whose name is synonymous with India's independence. He was the one who touched the lives of millions; whose ideals of satyagraha and ahimsa inspired great leaders of the world; and who could make the entire country come to a halt by going on a fast. Through a vivid narrative; author Subhadra Sen Gupta recreates the life and legacy of this phenomenal leader to portray the man beneath the simple handspun clothes; who ate saltless vegetables and bitter neem chutney; who greeted kings and paupers alike; who walked 240 miles at the age of sixty to break the Salt Law; and whose entire life was dedicated to truth and to peace. Even today as we read inspirational accounts of Gandhiji's life and talk of gandhigiri; we know that his ideals are alive and relevant to today's generation.

Mahatma Gandhi: People & Places

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Learn about the life of Mahatma Gandhi with iMinds insightful knowledge series. On 30 January 1948 a small peaceful man aged 78 was shot dead while holding a prayer meeting in Delhi India. What made this man's death global news was the extraordinary life that had preceded it. The world gasped in shock that the man who had brought India her independence had been killed; that a man who had proven to be one of the most iconic figures of the twentieth century was dead. This man was Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Born on 2 October 1869 in Porbunder western India he was married at the tender age of 13 to a girl named Kasturba. His wife was a constant supporter of her husband throughout his struggle to gain India her independence from the British Empire. iMinds brings targeted knowledge to your eReading device with short information segments to whet your mental appetite and broaden your mind.

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The inspiring life stories of great personalities of India have left unforgettable impressions on Indian history and civilization. Their lives, work, thoughts, sacrifice, courage, commitment and achievements will act as a source of inspiration and motivation for children and help in building their personality.

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Biographie de Gandhi. Gandhi domina la scène politique et sociale durant toute la première moitié du XXe siècle. Dès 1893, après des études de Droit à Londres, il part pour l'Afrique du Sud où le double idéal qui guidera toute sa vie commence à se manifester: un amour fervent pour l'Inde tout entière et un besoin inné de remplir un devoir difficile dans un esprit d'amour et de charité envers l'humanité. Imprégné par la tradition religieuse de l'Inde ancienne et l'esprit de la Bhagavad-Gîta, par le Sermon sur la montagne et l'oeuvre de Tolstoï, il inaugure contre les oppresseurs une méthode qui renonce à la lutte armée et respecte la personne humaine. Il prône la Non-violence et la Résistance passive, d'abord en Afrique du Sud, puis en Inde, afin de mener son pays à l'indépendance. La tactique passe par l'autonomie économique obtenue par la Désobéissance civile. En 1947, après trente ans de lutte, il atteint enfin le but si ardemment rêvé pour son peuple, l'indépendance de l'Inde, quoique son voeu de cohabitation harmonieuse entre hindous et musulmans ne se réalise pas entièrement. L'indépendance s'accompagne en effet de la partition du pays entre l'Inde et l'état musulman du Pakistan. Un attentat, perpétré à Dehli par un fanatique hindou, met fin à la vie de Gandhi le 30 janvier 1948. L'appellation de Mahatma l'honore et le désigne à la postérité comme l'une des personnalités de premier plan dans l'histoire de l'Inde et du monde. Fervent partisan de la Non-violence, Romain Rolland retrace dans cette biographie le parcours et le combat mené par son ami.

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First published in 1993, Dennis Dalton's iconoclastic account of Gandhi's political and intellectual development gained prominence for its balance and extensive research, as well as its portrayal of Gandhi as a deeply human and complex force. Focusing on the leader's two signal triumphs: the civil disobedience movement (or salt satyagraha) of 1930 and the Calcutta fast of 1947, Dalton makes clear that Gandhi's lifelong career in national politics gave him the opportunity to develop and refine his ideals. He controversially concludes with a comparison of Gandhi's methods and the strategies of Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, proposing a fascinating juxtaposition that not only enriches the biography of all three figures but also proves Gandhi's relevance to the study of race and political leadership in America. A new afterword situates Gandhi within the "clash of civilizations" debate, identifying the implications for continuing nonviolent protests. Dalton also conducts an extensive overview of Gandhian studies and includes a detailed chronology of events in Gandhi's life and leadership.
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