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An esteemful personality: Mahatma Ghandi

Gandhi: An AutobiographyIt’s no accident that Gandhi’s birthday – he was born October 2, 1869 – is celebrated at the same time as the International Day of Non-Violence.  Through his non-violent actions Gandhi set an important example for the whole world and will always be remembered as an inspiring and esteemful personality.

Gandhi demonstrated that if we want to create something positive we have to take positive actions.  Because he wanted to create peace and freedom for his country, he led others with his peaceful actions.

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Mahatma Gandhi

Yesterday was Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday.  He was born on October 2, 1869 as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.  The name “Mahatma” means “Great Soul”.

Mahatma Gandhi was doubtless a great soul.  India honors him as the Father of their Nation.  That’s why his birthday is a national holiday called “Gandhi Jayanti” and at the same time the International Day of Non-Violence.

Mahatma Gandhi is an inspiring example of how to live patience, perseverance and non-violence.

His life was deeply dedicated to esteem toward everyone.  His example shows that one person is capable of making essential changes in society and the world with peaceful perseverance led by honest esteem.