Sonia Gandhi Through A Different Lens

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Non-violent resistance endeavoured to demonstrate in a powerful and vivid way the oppressors’ own brutality. Gandhi also brings the question of ending pain into a more personal realm when he considers whether it is the enemy outside ourselves we are fighting, or whether it is the enemy within ourselves. Sentiments in favour of nonviolence (ahimsa) and vegetarianism, much encouraged by the heterodox sects, spread during the Mauryan period and were greatly encouraged by Asoka.

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Publisher: Fultus Corporation (July 3, 2005)

ISBN: 1596820594

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