Mahatma Gandhi Essay | Essay

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Gandhi as a Hindu

Summary: Gandhi was a good man with great intentions; however, some of his intentions were in direct opposition to the teachings of his own faith, Hinduism. Gandhi spent most of his life fighting against the caste system, calling himself a Muslim, a Christian, and a Sikh, as well as a Hindu. He apparently also believed he was a great man who deserved great respect from others, thus implying a sense of self-importance that also goes against the teachings of Hinduism.
Gandhi was not a good Hindu, in my opinion. Although he was a good man with great intentions, some of his intentions were against the teachings of Hinduism. Gandhi, spent most of his life fighting against the cast system, calling himself a Muslim, Christian, Sikh, as well as Hindu, and from observations, he also believed he was a great man who deserved great respect from others. Knowing that his beliefs are defying against the teachings of Hinduism, he believed in them ANYWAY. Of course that does not demote him as a human being, but does degrade him as a Hindu.

Gandhi spent most of his life fighting against the cast system. He even degraded himself from being a Vaishya to an Untouchable by doing the untouchables' jobs and promote others to join him, as well. He believed that everyone should be treated equal and have the same opportunities...

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