Mahatma Gandhi, the Apostle of Non-Violence!

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Today is the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi; the Soul of modern India and Apostle of non-violent resistance and tolerance! We join our friends all over the world who draw inspiration from this great soul in celebrating his life and times!
The Sage Gandhi! Deep in spiritual insight, he cautioned against blindly implementing the often quoted Law “an eye for an eye”! According to him, a literal observance will only achieve a negative effect! His words:
“An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.”
An astute statesman and philosopher who however shunned any form of personality cult and grandiose propagation of his thoughts! With uncommon humility he told his followers:

“There is no such thing as “Gandhism”, and I do not want to leave any sect after me. I do not claim to have originated any new principle or…

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Pilgrim on the lam. Please feel free to explore the links to learn more. I trust you will find some things there will have been worth the effort. See you there.

Posted on October 2, 2014, in Poem - Not Written By Me Though, Reposted from elsewhere. Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. Loved this. Wise old man…

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  2. Wonderful share. His spirit was/is ageless.

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  3. A spiritual master. Namaste!

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