Gandhi Jayanthi, birthday of “Father of the Nation”. Birthday of the person who is the man behind the Indian Independence. It is a National Celebration in India marking the remembrance of the ‘Great’ Bapuji, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. After him, the day on which he was born, 02nd October, is named as “Non-Violence Day” in the year 2007 by United Nations General Assembly. Commemoration Gandhi Jayanthi is celebrated every year on 02nd October and is one of those official National holidays after Independence Day and Republic Day. This is an occasion on which the whole country memorizes his great services rendered towards building an independent India from the clutches of English rule. Remembering his contributions, the Indian Government has been making a gesture of respect by printing his image on the currency notes. His autobiography, “My Experiences with Truth” is a clear evidence for his way of leading a simple and truthful life which will stay as an inspiration to people of generations.
For the year 2016, 148 years of his birth will be celebrated as Gandhi Jayanthi on 02nd October. There are three popularly known places in India at which Mahatma Gandhi’s jayanthi is going to be celebrated. Martyr’s Column at the Gandhi Smriti in New Delhi where Mahatma Gandhi was shot on January 30, 1948, Raj Ghat on the banks of the river Yamuna in New Delhi where Mahatma Gandhi’s body was cremated on January 31, 1948, and Triveni Sangam where the rivers Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati come together near Allahabad. And from the recent years, the day has been celebrated internationally as “International Non-Violence Day”. It is declared a Government Holiday in India on his Jayanthi and people pay tributes at locations all across the country. A special award presentations will be held on this day appreciating those who project non-violent way of life.
Gandhi’s favorite song “Raghupati Raghava Raja Ram” will be echoed every where and many people sing the song in groups after offering the bunches of flowers and garlands in front of his statues across the country. Let us remember this occasion and the person who is the reason for our peaceful living today by celebrating his birthday and by remembering his sayings. Some of his infinite sayings are just enough for this generation people to understand how non-violent, discipline, truth, duty minded he is. Here are some of the famous sayings and quotes of his which you can forward and share with your friends and family and let everyone know how inspiring he is and what his contributions led to on this country.
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Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow; learn as if you were to live forever.
If we want to achieve peace in the world, then we should start educating children
Your beliefs become your thoughts
Your thoughts become your words
Your words become your actions
Your actions become your habits
Your habits become your values
Your values become your destiny
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A ‘NO’ uttered from a deepest conviction is better than a ‘YES’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble
A man is but the product of his thoughts
What he thinks he becomes
Freedom is not worth having if it doesn’t include the freedom to make mistakes.
There is no God higher than TRUTH
The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated
Even if you are a minority of one, the TRUTH is the TRUTH
Where there is love, there is life
It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of Gold and Silver
Silence is the best answer to anger
Whatever you do is insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
To believe in something and not to live it, is dishonest
My religion is based on Truth and Non-Violence
Strength doesn’t come from winning
Your struggles develop your strengths
When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength
I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles: but today it means getting along with people
Culture of the mind must be subservient to the heart