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    Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi or Bapu, as everyone used to call him is known for his strong ideals. Not only did he include them in his individual life, but also turned those very ideals into a mass movement which led a nation to its independence. His movement or Satyagraha was moment for the truth. One of those ideals was that of Ahimsa. While the word “Himsa” would mean violence, Ahimsa would mean non violence. According to Gandhi, the essential element of Ahimsa is truth. It is inseparable from Ahimsa, as the person adopting Ahimsa should be fighting for the truth. Ahimsa doesn’t mean acting cowardly. Rather, it means standing up for what is correct and taking the brunt of force used by the oppressor. It is the oppressor who needs to use the force, as the truth is not on his side and he is the one who is always afraid. He first used Ahimsa as method of struggle in South Africa. While people were initially skeptic about this method, he gradually won the hearts of his oppressors and they were forced to repeal arbitrary laws. However, it was Indian Independence struggle, where he faced real challenged used his ideals. It was during the Champaran Satyagraha in 1917-18 when he heard that a British Indigo planter wanted to kill him…

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    this Earth that legitimately reshaped the course of humanity. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is one of these extraordinary humans that can truly be said to have changed the world. He did so based on the simple belief that “Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth”. This quote by Gandhi really stood out to me because it epitomizes his overall messages of morality, tolerance, and perseverance that were demonstrated throughout the film. The central theme throughout…

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    second of October in 1869, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is according to the views of his worldwide followers, the father of the Indian independence movement. He got this title as a result of spending the better part of twenty years in South Africa bravely working to fight against discrimination. It is here that he came up with the notion of satyagraha; A peaceful way of protesting against injustices. Upon his return to India, Gandhi's humility and uncomplicated way of life did not go unnoticed.…

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    one man took against the British Raj (or British Rule). Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, born on October 2, 1869, grew up in the small town of Porbandar and became a world-renowned political and spiritual leader who would be valued by many people under the British rule ("Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand (1869-1948)"). There are a limited amount of people in history who have accomplished what Gandhi did when he took on one of history 's most powerful nations. The British Rule established over India in 1757…

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    Gandhi: Reckless teenager to father of India The astonishing Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an exceptional and distinguished figure recognized to have positively changed the course of history itself. His various attempts to gain India’s right to be independent and his theory of non-violence and equality is still recognized and praised. His work goes down as one of India’s national treasures and is still loved by the people of this world. ‘’A man is but the product of his thoughts; what he…

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    worked hard to be successful. However, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is one of the few distinct people in the world who chose to give up wealth and become poor. Mahatma Gandhi or the “great-souled one” was born into a wealthy family of a higher caste, as his father was a prime minister. Not only was Gandhi’s family rich, Gandhi also received an extraordinary education at a prestigious law school in London. Shortly after graduating, Mohandas moved to South Africa to work for a wealthy Indian company…

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    As Mohandas Gandhi once said, “An eye for an eye only ends up making the world blind.” With that message of peace, Gandhi is portraying that violence will lead you nowhere. Throughout his lifetime he spread the word of “nonviolence” globally to people of all descent and is hoping it will be passed down to future generations. Mohandas Gandhi was an inspirational and motivational leader who left a long - standing impact on India, created powerful movements so that India would gain Independence,…

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    of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” A quote by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, proving his love of humans and devotion to nonviolence. He was commonly referred to as “Mahatma”, meaning great soul, by his millions of disciples. Gandhi was born in Porbandar, Gujarat, in North West India on October 2nd, 1869, and was lucky to have been born into a higher caste, with his father being the chief minister of the small town they lived in. His mother immersed herself in her religion,…

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    Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi: Riceville High School John Miller Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Gandhi was a civil rights activist in the country of India that was controlled by Great Britain prior to World War II. If not for Gandhi, India may have not gained their independence from Great Britain. India was not the country it is today. The city was just awful, everybody was going hungry, people were being enslaved for no reason, but Gandhi cured that. Gandhi didn’t attack the…

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    Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, also known as “Mahatma Gandhi”, was an Indian leader and an Anti-War Activist. He believed greatly in justice for all people and that we are children of God. Gandhi was born on October 2nd of 1869 in Porbandar, India and was unfortunately killed on January 30th of 1948 by a Hindu fanatic in New Delhi, India. As a young man he studied in three different places one of them being Law at the University College in London (Gandhi Timeline). In addition, during his lifetime…

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