Only those were admitted as inmates to the ashram, who were ready to take these vows.
He was affectionately known as "Mohan" by his family. My books and my lessons were my sole companions. To be at school at the stroke of the hour and to run back home as soon as the school closed - that was my daily habit.
I literally ran back, because I could not bear to talk to anybody. I was even afraid lest anyone should poke fun at me. Noble Thoughts "Let noble thoughts come to us from all sides.
I want the culture of all lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any. The ashrams provided the space for experimentation. In them and under his careful observation, a microcosm of humanity could evolve practical means consistent with and leading to a larger truth.
In these ashrams Gandhiji gathered together people of different religions, different classes, and different levels of education.
All were equally respected. The ashram life proved to be his laboratory for experiments with Truth. Through his own experiments with life, Mahatma Gandhi examined a course to develop the means of Satyagraha and Ahimsa within himself.
Sacrifice means exerting oneself for the benefit of others, in a word, it means service. And where service is rendered for service's sake, there is no room for attachment, likes and dislikes. Perform such a sacrifice; render such service.
Look upon all creatures as God. It is through our selfless service that we identify with all of life. It is through selfless service that we remove the pain of separation. In realization of the universal Self of us all, we will cause no suffering. When our thoughts, speech and actions reflect this realization, we serve all of life with devotion.
Prayer and Meditation "Prayer does for the purification of the mind, what the bucket and the broom do for the cleaning up of our physical surroundings. And that is why we always commence our proceedings with prayer. No matter whether the prayer we recite is the Hindu prayer or the Muslim or the Parsi, its function is essentially the same, namely, purification of the heart.A collection of quotes attributed to Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi.
Mohandas Gandhi, ( – ) was a major political and spiritual leader of India and its independence movment. He was a pioneer of non-violent, civil disobedience, a tactic and philosophy that figured in many of the human rights movements of the 20th century.
Mohandas Gandhi, ( – ) was a major political and spiritual leader of India and its independence movment.
He was a pioneer of non-violent, civil disobedience, a tactic and philosophy that figured in many of the human rights movements of the 20th century. “You must not lose faith in humanity.
Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” “The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problem.” “If I had no sense of humor, I.
Quick Facts Name Mahatma Gandhi Occupation Anti-War Activist Birth Date October 2, Death Date January 30, Did You Know? As a young man, Mahatma Gandhi was a . An LGBT activist holds a placard during a demonstration against the Supreme Court’s reinstatement of Section , in Bengaluru on January 28,