Gandhi


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Synonyms for Gandhi

daughter of Nehru who served as prime minister of India from 1966 to 1977 (1917-1984)

political and spiritual leader during India's struggle with Great Britain for home rule

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65) See Noel Salmond, "Both Iconoclast and Idolater: Gandhi on the Worship of Images," Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses 31 (September, 2002): 373-390.
In her absence, the party is being run by a four-member committee that includes her son, Rahul Gandhi, who is seen as the likely successor to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
GANDHI An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments With Truth | MOHANDA KARAMCHAND GANDHI (1949): Here is Gandhi in his own words--a powerful figure, though he is writing for his contemporaries and does not always explain his accomplishments in detail or provide enough context.
Furthermore, given the fact that Gandhi had an elite education and a multi-religious upbringing, his conception of Hinduism was deeply shaped by other religions as well, most notably by the Jain doctrine of ahimsa, the Muslim tradition of zakat, and the Christian ethic of the beatitudes.
Prior to beginning his march, Gandhi wrote to Lord Irwin, the British Viceroy in New Delhi, noting that much like water and air, salt was a naturally-available commodity essential for human survival, and one that the poor--who toiled in the fields--needed it most and could least afford.
The Mahatma Gandhi Limited Edition 241 comes with a 18K gold, rhodium-plated nib which displays an intricate, hand-engraved depiction of Gandhi setting off, with his bamboo stave in hand, on his infamous Salt March.
Arguing that Gandhi fabricated the entire incident, the authors also delve into Gandhi's racist activities in South Africa, particularly questioning Gandhi's motivation for voluntarily serving as a Sergeant-Major in a 1906 British war against the black Zulus.
Mishra was replying to questions if his party saw Gandhi as a new "Hindutva poster-boy" and star campaigner.
India's independent election commission has demanded that the BJP drop Gandhi as a candidate, but the BJP has defended Gandhi's right to express his views.
A fund was set up by Gandhi's great-grandson Tushar Gandhi to raise $300,000 (BD113,400) for the Mahatma Gandhi Foundation, in Mumbai, to purchase the items.
The title Mahatma distinguished Gandhi in a way that went against his idea of equality.
Gandhi joined a panel of scholars, writers and clergy in a discussion for the "On Faith" page of The Washington Post.
The Forum for Gandhi Heritage Organization and other likeminded associations held a peaceful protest rally outside the United Nations headquarters on October 2.
In this first of a series of books intended to examine the relevance of Mahatma Gandhi in the new millennium, Misra (former vice-chancellor of the U.
An insightful summation of the biography of attorney, philosopher Mohandas Gandhi, this work relates the details of his family, his education at Oxford, and citations that reflect his humanistic beliefs.