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1: Mahatma Gandhi: Man Of Peace
Mohandas Gandhi, Whom most people know as Mahatma, meaning Great Soul, is one of the most prevalent images in the minds of those who think about great leaders, in the movement for human rights and non-violence. However, not much is known about his life as a child and his achievements in the early twentieth century. All the staging grounds in Gandhi s stance towards non violence, human rights, and peace took place in the years leading up to the twentieth century and the first decade after. Gandhi was born in Porbandar, India on October 2, 1869. His family, which consisted of two brothers and one sister lived a rather good life. Gandhi s father, Karamanchand Gandhi, was a government official for ...
2: Gandhi
By: Anonymous E-mail: oc666@yahoo.co.uk Gandhi Gandhi, lived from 1869-1948 and was also known as Mahatma Gandhi, was born in Porbandar, in the modern state of Gujarat, on October 2, 1869, into a Hindu family, Both his father and grandfather having been prime ministers of two adjacent and tiny states. After ...
3: Satyagraha, A Weapon Of Non-vi
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, born October-second, eighteen-sixty-nine, in Porbandar India. What's the best way to describe Gandhi? Perhaps, strong, loving selfless, genuine, courageous, self-sufficient, frugal and intelligent come to mind. All these words belong to and suitably depict a great hero, and certainly, Gandhi is a great hero whose special power is that of unmatched focus, determination and courage. Much of the struggles and suffering that Gandhi purposely produced at his own desire, were to initiate a social ...
4: The Influence of Thoreau on Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr.
The Influence of Thoreau on Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. I have heard it said that the pen is mightier than the sword, but can mere written words change the course of history? Henry David Thoreau did nothing to directly change the course of history, but his words did influence others who did change the course of history; two notable names that the words of Thoreau influenced are Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr.. Thoreau was also a great influence on other writers of the time, and was a principal figure in the Transcendental Movement. Born David Henry Thoreau and coming from a rather ... tional way of life, ridiculed his lack of ambition and material success. However, Thoreau flourished with Emerson as his mentor. He kept an extensive journal and became an avid reader of Hindu scripture.” (Twentieth p346) Gandhi would later say that he “received back from America what was fundamentally the philosophy of India after it had been distilled and crystallized in the mind of Thoreau.” (Miller 238-239) Mahatma Gandhi, also ...
5: Mohandas K. Gandhi: “Live Simply So Others Can Simply Live”
Mohandas K. Gandhi: “Live Simply So Others Can Simply Live” Mohandas Gandhi was born in Porbandar, India, on October 2, 1869. During the 1900’s, Gandhi was considered to be by many one of the foremost political and spiritual leaders of that century. Gandhi’s quest in life was to use a nonviolent resistance method to free India from bondage ...
6: The Life of Mohandas Gandhi
The Life of Mohandas Gandhi Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948) was a genious, spiritual leader and humanitarian who introduced a concept of nonviolent civil disobedience to the political world. He was to become the leader of one of the century's major advances in his struggle for Indian rights and independence (Ahmedabad 97). Gandhi was born into a powerful family which belonged to the Hindu merchant caste Vaisya (Gandhi The End of an Empire). For several generations members of his family had served as Prime Ministers of Indian ...
7: Gandhi and His Views
Gandhi and His Views According to George C. Marshall, “ Gandhi has become the spokesman for the conscience for all of mankind. He was a man who made humility and simple truth more powerful than empires.” Gandhi was a man of peace, ambitions and the audacity to sanctify the world. He understood the immoral society and broke free of its darkness. He understood that fighting would only lead to more problems ...
8: Gandhi: A Man with Virtues
Gandhi: A Man with Virtues Gandhi was an influential figure in our society. He taught many people about equal rights, honouring thy neighbour, and peace and tranquillity. Although at times his actions were deemed improbable and insane nevertheless, they were effective. In my essay I will be discussing the history of Mohandis Gandhi; the actions he bestowed and took to accomplish freedom for India; and how Mohandis finally obtained freedom for India. Gandhi, also known as Mahatma Gandhi, was born in the present state of Gujarat on ...
9: Mohandas Gandhi and His Life
Mohandas Gandhi and His Life My Essay is about Mohandas Gandhi. I chose him because he in my opinion is one of the greatest men to have lived. Indeed it is the great men who make things happen. They are the ones that make history. To prove this, we must first know a little bit about Gandhi. Notices that I said a little, hole books have been written on Mohandas Gandhi. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was the youngest of his family; he was born in 1869. He grew up in a small ...
10: The Life Of Mahatma Ghandi
Mahatma Gandhi Introduction Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism and the prophet of nonviolence in the 20th century, was born, the youngest child of his father's fourth wife, on Oct. 2, 1869, at Porbandar, the capital of a small principality in Gujarat in western India under British suzerainty. His father, Karamchand Gandhi, who was the dewan (chief minister) of Porbandar, did not have much in the way of a formal education but was an able administrator who knew how to steer his way between the capricious ...

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