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Gandhi Jayanthi

Posted by
Sam (Chennai, India) on 2 October 2016 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

Remembering Gandhi (1869 - 1948) ...

A pioneer of Satyagraha, or resistance to tyranny through mass civil disobedience — a philosophy firmly founded upon Ahimsa, or
total nonviolenceGandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world.

His birthday, 2nd October, is celebrated in India as Gandhi Jayanthi, a national holiday, and worldwide as the International Day
of Non-Violence.

The International Day is an occasion to "disseminate the message of non-violence, including through education and public awareness". The resolution reaffirms "the universal relevance of the principle of non-violence" and the desire "to secure a culture of peace, tolerance, understanding and non-violence".

Nonviolence is the essence of all religions

"A nation's culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people."

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tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique. )

2 Oct 2016 6:17am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Gandhi was a great man of history.

2 Oct 2016 7:37am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nonviolence, it's important.

2 Oct 2016 9:07am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful tribute !

2 Oct 2016 9:11am

Devi from Chennai, India

Thank you Sam :))

I wish , the people who disrupt peace and take to violence , believe in him !!!
Lat there be Universal Peace:)
Have a nice Sunday Sam..
I had sent you a mail:)

2 Oct 2016 9:43am

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine picture as a memorial.

2 Oct 2016 2:49pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Très bel hommage et portrait de ce grand homme superbe.

2 Oct 2016 3:00pm

Shahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

excellent shot

2 Oct 2016 4:05pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

Great man & tribute!
L O V E L Y !

2 Oct 2016 8:14pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France


3 Oct 2016 6:21am