HISTORY: THE MEN WHO CHANGED THE COURSE OF HISTORY - 2nd

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His censure of Tagore's later poems was reinforced by his dislike of Tagore's own English translations of his work ("Tagore does not know English, no Indian knows English," Yeats explained), unlike the English version of Gitanjali which Yeats had himself helped to prepare. In a very clear and wonderful way the Supreme Lord Krishna describes the science of self-realization and the exact process by which a human being can establish their eternal relationship with God.

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Gandhi: 'Hind Swaraj' and Other Writings (Cambridge Texts in

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In the matter of family planning, Gandhi firmly believed that self-restraint was the only method of family planning. The classes and the consciousness that could carry a truly nationalist movement in the future were only in embryonic stages at the time. For those that would contend with me, this book was not my introduction to Hinduism. This victory demonstrated the power of truth and non-violence which Gandhi had instilled in the people.

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The African Element in Gandhi

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Gandhi never threw out those who were involved in the arm struggle, like Subash Chandra Bose and Jayaprakash Narayan. When I say, "I do not believe in the Vedas", what I mean is that I do not regard the testimony of the Vedas as a valid source of knowledge. We now have over two million famous quotes and Movie Quotes, which is, by far, the largest collection of Famous Quotes on the Web. Therefore, Hinduism has developed numerous practices meant to help one think of divinity in the midst of everyday life.

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Mahatma Gandhi: Biography of the Indian Leader and Architect

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Creation: Hindus accept various forms of pantheism and reject the Christian concept of creation where God is separate from his creation (Genesis 1:1). Subsequent mass conversions on a lesser scale have occurred since then. Mahipati was a Brahman born in Ahmednagar in 1715. But now an English lady who was an utter stranger to us entered the family. His father Karamchand Uttamchand Gandhi worked as the diwan (chief minister) of Porbandar state. Akalanka, another Jain monk, sarcastically said that if killing can result in enlightenment, one should become a hunter or fisherman. [17] The rejection of Hindu epics and scriptures were dominant in Jainism since very early times.

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Gandhi's Seven Steps to Global Change (Peacewatch Edition)

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Many of the beliefs in Hinduism makes a person think of life and their own actions they do everyday since it can affect your next life. He was criticized for his strict refusal to support Britain in World War II, as some felt that it was unethical to not support Britain in its struggle against Nazi Germany. Many minor gods are assimilated into the central pantheon by being identified with the great gods or with their children and friends.

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Sri Aurobindo and the New Age: Essays in Memory of Kishor

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The numerous Hindu swamis and gurus who came to the West beginning in the 1960s familiarized thousands with sectarian Hinduism and attracted many Westerners to joining Hindu religious communities. The Soul of religion is One but it is encased a multitude of forms. Neither ahimsa nor vegetarianism ever found full acceptance. Unless otherwise sanctioned by scriptures in specific instances (such as saving one's own life), the act of killing is a bad karma with unhappy consequences for those who indulge in it.

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Mahatma Gandhi: The Story of My Experiments with Truth:

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This new capital flourished with such wealth and oppulence that it was called the City of Gold, and Krishna came to be known as Dwarkadheesh (King of Dwarka). Gandhi also explained his reverence for Christianity, how conversions failed to stir the hearts of convertees while it satisfied their stomachs, and how Europe failed to understand the real message of Jesus. A part of Kashmir was given to Pakistan, including the area around Rawalpindi, just north of which Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, was to be established in 1960.

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Gandhi and Indian Villages

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The Gita is written in Sanskrit and has been translated into virtually every language. It is not unnatural to suspect that some of the prominent ideas traveled from the older to the younger system. Most know about the peace-loving liberator of India, but what made Gandhi such a powerful force in the destiny of such a great nation.... [tags: Mohandas Gandhi Biography ] Mohandas Gandhi - Mohandas Gandhi once said “When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won.

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Mahatma Gandhi at Work: His Own Story Continued

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What are the names of these dieties in Hinduism? Jagadguru Sankaracharya Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswati of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham, the revered Paramacharya, who is widely acknowledged to have been amongst the greatest saints of our times, and an unrivalled authority on dharma, noticed this devotion of Mahatma Gandhi to the entirety of sanatana dharma. However, we are all set to introduce textbooks from the next academic year,” says K.

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Mahatma Gandhi, a Biophotography

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The Bhagavad-Gita describes three paths to religious realization. Satyagraha is insisting on the truth and can be offered in relation to one’s family, rulers, fellow citizens, or even the whole world. Haralambos, author of a textbook on sociology, "A person belongs to his parents jati and automatically follows the occupation of the jati into which he was born. Unfortunately, Gandhi found that he lacked both knowledge of Indian law and self-confidence at trial.

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