The Mahatma By Dr.
Share Mahatma Gandhi was a visionary whose spiritual maturity still shines like a beacon in the night. Others who also honor Gandhi have put garlands of flowers around his neck.
The statue reveals the vulnerability in his frail body but I can also see his determination and perseverance in his stance, striding ahead with a walking stick. He slept only a few hours every night and would walk long distances even when in his seventies.
At home I have on my desk a bronze statue of this extraordinary man whose legacies still animate the lives and work of people like me. In honor of Mohandas K. He was aflame with love.
But Gandhi had learned to find a fierce joy in these storms and trials. By the end of his life he was aflame with love. He expended all his energy in service of others. I am always on vacation.
He gave his mission his best shot. You need not be troubled if you have made mistakes, or if your ideal has slipped away. Just continue to give your best.
If you fall, pick yourself up and march on. If you cannot run, walk. If you cannot walk, crawl. Nothing in life is more joyful or more thrilling. The effort alone brings a continuing wave of joy in which every personal problem, every suffering and humiliation, is forgotten.
On his train trips he used to get off at every stop and collect money for the poor. He practiced compassion in creative ways. Unable to retrieve it, he calmly took off his other shoe and threw it back along the track to land close to the first.
He began to look on every difficulty as an opportunity for service, a challenge which could draw out of him greater resources of intelligence and imagination.
He emphasized the privilege of giving. We should thank the poor for giving us the opportunity to undo some of our karma. Gandhi used to walk for miles every day repeating it to himself until the rhythm of the mantram and his footsteps began to stabilize the rhythm of his breathing, which is closely connected with the rhythm of the mind.
He was the essential pioneer of nonviolence. If I am a follower of nonviolence, I must love my enemy. I must apply the same rules to the wrong-doer who is my enemy or a stranger to me, as I would to my wrong-doing father or son.
This active nonviolence necessarily includes truth and fearlessness. The practice of nonviolence calls forth the greatest courage. Essential Writings edited by John Dear He passed on his spiritual legacy to all of us. Gandhi belongs to our own century and faced many of the problems we ourselves are facing today, and even though physically dead, he still continues to give new direction to our civilization.Mahatma Gandhi was a very empowering and Visionary leader.
Mahatma Gandhi was an empowering leader no only because he empowered all Indians on a salt march to corrupt the British economic srmvision.com he was pioneer of Satyagraha.
These leadership qualities made him to stand out among the leaders of his time and have been a major reasons why he has still not being forgotten several decades after. Mahatma Gandhi was one of the few transformational leaders who had a servant's heart.
He believed in being a servant-leader.
Oct 02, · Mahatma Gandhi is known in the whole world for his principles of non-violence. He never resorted to violence and has won the war of independence of India just by non- violence. In his memory and honor, today “International Day of Non-Violence” is observed srmvision.com: Alok Sharma.
My definition of a hero is a hero that does not use violence but wisdom and peacefulness to get victory. I would look up to that kind of hero.
Four traits of a hero are non-violent. Another one is forgiving. Two last ones are honesty and wisdom. My hero is Mahatma Gandhi. Mahatma Gandhi was born on October 2, , and died January 30, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, who was also known as Mahatma, "Great Soul" Gandhi, was a hero, as well as a political and spiritual leader of India.
He was of the Hindu faith, of which I am too. Mohandas brought India to independence by using non-violent resistance. The characteristics that I think made Mahatma Gandhi a hero was being mentally strong, being a peacemaker, and being a leader.
Mahatma Gandhi "The Great Soul" is my hero because he helped to make the world a better place. He never gave up even when people told him he couldn't do it.