Gandhi 101

"Be the Change You Wish to See in the World." Mahatma Gandhi
“Be the Change You Wish to See in the World.” Mahatma Gandhi

Who is Gandhi?

MOHANDAS KARAMCHAND “MAHATMA” GANDHI (pronounced: [moəndas kərəmtənd andɦi] 2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948), commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi, was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for nonviolence, civil rights and freedom across the world. Source: Wikipedia

What is Nonviolence?

NONVIOLENCE noun /nänˈvīələns/ The use of peaceful means, not force, to bring about political or social change. The absence or lack of violence; state or condition of avoiding violence. The policy, practice, or technique of refraining from the use of violence, especially when reacting to or protesting against oppression, injustice, discrimination, or the like. Source: Google Dictionary

Learn more

MOVIE

Gandhi (1982) PG—191 min. 

TELEVISION

Mahatma Gandhi’s first television interview (Fox News MovieTone on April 30, 1931)

BOOKS

Gandhi: An Autobiography (1957)

Legacy of Love by Dr. Arun Gandhi (2003)

The Forgotten Woman by Dr. Arun Gandhi (2008)

Grandfather Gandhi by Dr. Arun Gandhi (Simon & Schuster, 2014)

MUSIC

The Gandhi Rap by MC Yogi