Fondly remembered as ‘Mahatma’ or the ‘great soul’, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869 and to commemorate the birthday of this great leader, we celebrate this day as ‘Gandhi Jayanti’. On this day, the power of non-violence and the philosophy of ‘Satyagraha’ are celebrated, reports The Statesman.Gandhi was an epitome of philosophies of truth and non-violence.
Through his words and actions, Mahatma Gandhi successfully galvanized an entire nation in its march towards independence. Let us all, take a moment to remember his legacy and the contributions he made to the world.
Here are some of Gandhi’s quotes that one can share this Gandhi Jayanti with their friends and family:
“When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.”
“May the spirit of truth and non-violence be with us during this Gandhi Jayanti.”
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.”
“Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.”
“Happiness is when what you think, what you say and what you do are in harmony.”
“Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.”
“The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”