MAHATMA GANDHI'S THOUGHTS ON SATYAGRAHA
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 8, Pages 5304-5307
AbstractSatyagraha has a very important place in the political philosophy put forward by the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhiji who gave the mantra and message of non-violence to the whole world. Therefore, the place of Mahatma Gandhi's social, economic, educational and political thought is considered high and great in the background of Indian society and culture. Mahatma Gandhi was not only a political leader, but also a social reformer, social organizer, and an idealistic spiritualist social thinker. This shows that there are different aspects of Gandhiji's personality. That is why Mahatma Gandhi is considered as the Father of the Nation of India.
Truth and non-violence are the fundamentals of Gandhiji’s thought. Gandhiji believed in the goodness of man and the humanity in him. So by their thoughts and actions, they fought against violence with non-violence, against untruth with truth and against injustice with justice. Mahatma Gandhi's contribution in shaping the national life of Indians is very important. Mahatma Gandhi was not only a fundamentalist thinker, but his thoughts were relevant to the life of Indian society. The basic ideas they put forward in the context of social structure are very important. The real nature of Satyagraha is morality. Gandhiji had a strong belief in truth and non-violence. "Mahatma Gandhi called Satyagraha self-reliance." He does not hate oppressors, he hates oppression. It changes a person's mind in the way of truth. That is why non-violence is very important in Mahatma Gandhi's Satyagraha.
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