95 Years Later: Gandhi’s Satyagraha

GandhiAccording to This Week In Peace & Social Justice History, on this day 95 years ago:

Mohandas Gandhi launched his campaign of non-cooperation with Imperial British control of India. He called his overall method of nonviolent action Satyagraha, formed from satya (truth) and agraha, used to describe an effort or endeavor. This translates roughly as “Truth-force.” A fuller rendering, though, would be “the force that is generated through adherence to Truth.”

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