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Eknath Easwaran
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Sevagram?

2. The remarkable thing about humanity, he says, is not its ability to shape our world, but ______________________.

3. Nagler cites all of the fields in which Gandhi inspired revolution, including economics, politics, philosophy and the science and art of _________.

4. Finding himself happier and healthier for the change, Gandhi shifted his attention to what?

5. What manifested itself in proud and oppressive rule over Katurbai until her tender and forgiving example made her one of his most effective teachers?

Short Essay Questions

1. What did Gandhi do when his spirituality increased?

2. What is Gandhi's reputation at this time in South Africa? Why?

3. How does Easwaran open this chapter?

4. What does Easwaran describe in the first chapter?

5. With what was Gandhi confronted in South Africa? How did he deal with this?

6. How did Gandhi find himself when he first arrived in England?

7. What does Gandhi's uncle do for him after high school?

8. What is ahimsa?

9. What is the Black Act? What does Gandhi think of it?

10. How was Imperialism put on trial?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The secret of life, according to Gandhi, is renounce and enjoy.

Part 1) What does this mean? How is this related to the Gita?

Part 2) How is it also related to other religions? Do you agree with Gandhi that this is the secret to life? Why or why not?

Part 3) How can this belief change your life? Why? How could it change society and the world?

Essay Topic 2

One must learn to eliminate fear.

Part 1) Why must one learn to eliminate fear? How does Gandhi recommend doing this?

Part 2) How is this elimination of fear related to the major religions Gandhi studies?

Part 3) How does a person with no fear compare to one with fear? Do you believe this fearless person is better? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 3

The principles used in Self-Satyagraha can be used in regards to various individuals.

Part 1) What principles can be used to keep harmony in a relationship and family? How do these relationships benefit from these principles?

Part 2) How can these principles then be used in ever larger groups? How might society as we know it change is satyagrahas took place?

Part 3) How can satyagraha take place in your school community? What can you do to encourage the following of these principles? How would this change the school environment? Why would this environment be changed?

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