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In Mahatma Gandhi, what were some of Gandhi`s religious beliefs and how did they effect his movement?

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Mohandas K. Gandhi considered himself a Hindu. But as a Hindu, he saw all religions as equal, as trying to seek and express the same eternal truths and wisdom. At the core he believed in the power of truth, compassion for others, and nonviolence. The nonviolent aspect of his belief marked his nonviolent resistance to the British. It meant he had to be more clever in finding ways to confront British colonial rule in...

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he liked equality

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Ganghi's religious beliefs ( Hindu \ Gita ) affected him so much ,, the hindu religion says that eating meat is forbidden ...for sometime (during the time when Great Britain was controling India )Ganghi's friend advised him to eat it saying that the english government ruled them for being stronger by eating meat n also told Gandhi that eating meat would let him be very healthy ...actually he ate it without telling his mother n father but then he thought that deceiving his parents in that way n breaking the rules of his religion was an awful thing....another thing ( the Ashram ) which was a group of people in one place going only to pray (without looking to anyone's race \ religion ) also he did that after reading Gita\Holy Quran \ Bible very well. Well, I think the reason is that Gandhi always stuck up for himself and never let himself made belittled. And that may be in his religous beliefs.... or maybe whatever he believed, he may mixed that up with his normal way of living... Though I must say, Gandhi was a great man indeed...

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