The power, when it comes, will belong to the people of India, and it will be for them to decide to whom it placed in the entrusted. He belongs to the school which believes in remedy rather than cure. He completed his schooling in India and went to England for further study of law. But when the whole world is involved in this never ending venture, this will play havoc with nature. The Essential Writings of Mahatma Gandhi, 240-1. Divinity is actual Truth and real existence, and not any representation of it.
He believed that it was honorable to suffer or go to jail for a just cause. Bahá'u'lláh, quoted in Bahá'u'lláh and the New Era, 122. Bahá'u'lláh writes concerning the nonviolent response of the Bahá'ís towards their oppressors: Gracious God! The Essential Writings of Mahatma Gandhi, 264-265. Examples of religious oppression include the Inquisition in Europe, and more recently, the massacre and subsequent persecution of the Bahá'ís in Iran. A man is but a product of his thoughts. The Mind of Mahatma Gandhi, 115. A rose is beautiful in whatsoever garden it may bloom! Few journalists were allowed in the country except under controlled circumstances and the Soviet media, controlled by the government, usually did not admit to any weakness or error.
A majority of Gandhi's admirers worldwide are not Bahá'ís; similarly not all Bahá'ís may know exactly who Gandhi was or what he did. Truth is the only goal he has. There are, however, a handful of important differences between the Gandhian and the Bahá'í viewpoints that cannot be dismissed. My association with the Bahá'í Faith began when I was a teenager. For example, information technology has led to decentralization, rather than centralization, of power.
But very few people know that he was an environmentalist too. The Quest for Truth Chernobyl's number 4 nuclear reactor was completely destroyed on 26 April 1986 by explosions that blew the roof off the reactor building and released large amounts of radioactive material into the environment. Ours is the privilege — and duty — to help complete this transition to the emerging World Order. Wilmette: Bahá'í Publishing Trust, 1987 , 88. Interactions among created things and their mutual give and take sustain the universe system. The teachings of Gandhi and of the Bahá'í Faith both stress the need to be committed to the pursuit of truth. The lover forgets the whole world and even himself in the presence of the beloved.
There is none other God but Thee, the Inaccessible, the Omnipotent, the Omniscient, the Holy of Holies. Wilmette: Bahá'í Publishing Trust, 1990 , 268-272. Since then, the community has initiated and has been actively engaged in thousands of social and economic development projects in many parts of the world. It is a lifeless force. These truths can be considered relative, in the sense that their veracity is dependent on the validity of underlying assumptions or theories.
An ounce of practice is worth a thousand words. Regard man as a mine rich in gems of inestimable value. The further we go from the one, the nearer we are to the other. He simply is to those who have faith. It is also fascinating to note that Gandhi states above that evil has no independent existence.
Nations are mad after acquiring economic, military and political power in cutthroat compellation against each other. Sadly, twelve days later Gandhi was assassinated by a Hindu fanatic who opposed his program of tolerance for all creeds and religions. In a non-violent army, the general and the officers are elected or are as if elected when their authority is moral and rests solely on the willing obedience of the rank and file. Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh, 54. However, the man known today for his calm, courage and compassion in the face of oppression was not always comfortable before the crowds. Gandhi and of the Bahá'í Faith.
Gandhi was released from prison only because he contracted malaria, and British officials feared an uprising if he, too, died while in prison. Truth alone is eternal, everything else is momentary. Far, far are They Who are related to Thee above the conception of such relationship! The proposal for the withdrawal of British power did not come out of anger. Friends keep visit our website daily. They have united people in the love of God, invited them to the religions of the unity of mankind and exhorted them to amity and agreement. Use This Poem On The Stage on 02 October. Where there is love there is life; hatred leads to destruction.