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Gandhi, the Man Setting & Symbolism

Eknath Easwaran
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Bhagavad Gita

The Hindu scripture in which the Prince Arjuna asks Sri Krishna for the wisdom to live well, and whose description of the perfect man was a cornerstone of Gandhi's life creed.

The Bible

Jesus' Sermon on the Mount from the Christian scripture was another guideline for Gandhi's approach, in which he returned love for hatred, and served others before he served himself.

The Koran

The central scripture of Islam, and another of the texts Gandhi studied as he strove to learn the best way to live.

Porbandar, aka Sudamapuri

Gandhi's birthplace and childhood home in India

England

The country to which Gandhi went for his legal training, and where he gained acquaintance with the habits of gentility of British culture. Also the country that oppressed Indians by way of imperialist taxes, laws and the anti-Indian prejudice of those British citizens who came to live in India...

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