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Free At Last: Yoga Principles for Social Revolution

Free At Last: Yoga Principles for Social Revolution

We just celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Did you know that MLK was a student of Gandhi? Well, maybe not personally but he studied Gandhi’s use of the yogic principles of Ahimsa or non-violence and Tapas, the heat necessary for transformation, as templates for leading the American social revolution of the Civil Rights […]

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How Did Gandhi Win? Lessons from the Salt March for Today’s Social Movements

Written by on October 9, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
How Did Gandhi Win? Lessons from the Salt March for Today’s Social Movements

History remembers Mohandas Gandhi’s Salt March as one of the great episodes of resistance in the past century and as a campaign which struck a decisive blow against British imperialism. In the early morning of March 12, 1930, Gandhi and a trained cadre of 78 followers from his ashram began a march of more than 200 miles to the sea. Three and a half weeks later, on April 5, surrounded by a crowd of thousands, Gandhi waded into the edge of the ocean, approached an area on the mud flats where evaporating water left a thick layer of sediment, and scooped up a handful of salt.

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26 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Mahatma Gandhi

26 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi, one of the many beautiful souls that has inspired and continues to inspire so many of us taught me so many valuable and life changing lessons. And in today’s post, I have gathered some of his most inspiring quotes and compiled them into the 26 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Mahatma Gandhi. Enjoy!

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The Tougher Path to Freedom: Non-Violence

Written by on April 18, 2014 in Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
The Tougher Path to Freedom: Non-Violence

Gandhi was right. We will only find true freedom through non-violent means. Victory won at the barrel of a gun will prove short-lived. If we cannot find a way to change the system without resorting to violent means, we will merely rearrange the pieces on the game board. The rule of force and coercion will remain. Violence begets violence.

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Gandhi’s Top 10 Philosophies for Changing the World

Gandhi’s Top 10 Philosophies for Changing the World

Mahatma Gandhi needs no long introduction. Everyone knows about the man who lead the Indian people to independence from British rule in 1947. So let’s just move on to some of my favourite tips from Mahatma Gandhi.

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