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Eknath Easwaran
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A native of India, raised in Hindu culture, Gandhi was an underachieving student in his youth. He married Kasturbai very young as the result of an arrangement between their parents, and became a lawyer. It was the combined influence of his patiently obedient wife and his experience finding equitably beneficial solutions to legal disputes that set him on the course to making a discipline of making peace by living truthfully. Gandhi made a continuous study of the Bhagavad Gita, the Koran and the Bible in order to find the commonalities that would reveal the truths by which men were meant to live. He prized the entirety of the Bhagavad Gita and the Bible's Sermon on the Mount most highly and used those principals of self-denying service and unconditional forgiveness to rule every facet of his life. He gave up the wealth from...

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