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Mahatma Gandhi


Type: Leadership of Indian independence movement, Philosophy of Satyagraha, Ahimsa or nonviolence, Pacifism

Born: 2 October 1869

Died: 30 January 1948

Mahatma Gandhi was the primary leader of India’s independence movement and also the architect of a form of non-violent civil disobedience that would influence the world. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, more commonly known as ‘Mahatma’ (meaning ‘Great Soul’) was born in Porbandar, Gujarat, in North West India, on 2nd October 1869, into a Hindu Modh family. His father was the Chief Minister of Porbandar, and his mother’s religious devotion meant that his upbringing was infused with the Jain pacifist teachings of mutual tolerance, non-injury to living beings and vegetarianism.

Mahatma Gandhi Famous Inspirational Quotes

True beauty lies in purity of the heart.


Mahatma Gandhi Famous Inspirational Quotes

Live simply so that others may simply live.


Mahatma Gandhi Quotes About Truth

There's no God higher than truth.

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Mahatma Gandhi Famous Philosophy Quotes

Violence begins with the fork.


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