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By Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

New Reformatted EditionMahatma Gandhi's existence was once an scan with fact. placed your rules to genuine practice—this was once his message to the modern world.To him God was once fact and fact used to be God. listed below are essays and reflections on Mahatma Gandhi, one of many notable personalities not just of our time yet of all times.Gandhiji was once the best ethical strength in Indian background. For the accomplishment of liberty, justice, and peace, he rediscovered the previous options of Ahimsa and Satyagraha. He printed to the loads an influence now not of rifles and computing device weapons, however the energy innate in each one person, an influence which this warhaunted global can take advantage of totally in making wars impossible.This ebook comprises tribute to the daddy of the country, from popular thinkers like C.F. Andrews, Aldous Huxley, Lin Yutang, A.Coomaraswamy, Sri Aurobindo and so forth. a few of Gandhiji's so much targeted and well-known speeches are introduced jointly in an appendix during this quantity.

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Considerations of “civilization” and “national welfare” are irrelevant to the man of faith. Love is not a matter of policy or calculation. To those who are persuaded by despair that there is no remedy against the violence of the modern world but to escape or destroy, Gandhi says that there is another within the reach of us all, the principle of love which has upheld the spirit of man through many tyrannies and will uphold it still. His satyagraha may seem to be an ineffectual answer to the gigantic displays of brute force but there is something more formidable than force, the immortal spirit of man which will not be subdued by noise or numbers.

The condition is absolute. There must be freedom and equality of status. Such a demand makes for the establishment of a universal community of free persons and requires those who accept it to overcome the artificial barriers of race and creed, wealth and power, class and nation. If one group or nation attempts to make itself secure at the expense of another, Germans at the expense of the Czechs, landlords at the expense of tenants, capitalists at the expense of workers, it is adopting an undemocratic method and can defend its injustice only by the force of arms.

Yasmin sarvani bhutani atmaivabhut vijanatah. Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, atmaiva. The condition is absolute. There must be freedom and equality of status. Such a demand makes for the establishment of a universal community of free persons and requires those who accept it to overcome the artificial barriers of race and creed, wealth and power, class and nation. If one group or nation attempts to make itself secure at the expense of another, Germans at the expense of the Czechs, landlords at the expense of tenants, capitalists at the expense of workers, it is adopting an undemocratic method and can defend its injustice only by the force of arms.

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