The policy of nonviolent resistance as used by during the struggle for Indian independence.

We also discussed whether the campaign should follow the Gandhian principles of non-violence or what the Mahatma called satyagraha, a non-violence that seeks to conquer through conversion.

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  • Satyagraha — (Sanskrit: सत्याग्रह satyāgraha) ist eine von Mahatma Gandhi entwickelte Grundhaltung, die (als politische Strategie) im Kern darauf beruht, die Vernunft und das Gewissen des Gegners anzusprechen durch die eigene Gewaltlosigkeit (non violence,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Satyagraha — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Satiagraja es una variedad de resistencia sin violencia desarrollada por el indio Mahatma Gandhi (1869 1948). सत्याग्रह, en escritura devánagari. satyāgraha, en el sistema IAST de transliteración. Gandhi desarrolló… …   Wikipedia Español

  • satyagraha — Indian form of passive resistance, 1920, in writings of M.K. Gandhi, from Skt. satyagraha insistence on truth, from satya truth + agraha pertinacity …   Etymology dictionary

  • Satyagraha —   [Sanskrit »Ergreifen der Wahrheit«], Zentralgedanke der Philosophie M. Gandhis, die in der gewaltlosen Durchsetzung des als wahr Erkannten gipfelt; der Begriff wurde v. a. durch die gleichnamige, von Gandhi angeregte Bewegung bekannt, die… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • satyagraha — [sut′yə gru΄hə] n. [< Hindi, lit., a grasping for truth < Sans satyā, truth + graha, grasping] the doctrine of Mohandas Gandhi, emphasizing passive resistance and noncooperation …   English World dictionary

  • Satyagraha — For the opera, see Satyagraha (opera). Satyagraha[pronunciation?] (Sanskrit: सत्याग्रह satyāgraha), loosely translated as insistence on truth satya(truth) agraha(insistence) soul force [1] or truth force is a particular philosophy and practice… …   Wikipedia

  • Satyagraha — /sut yeuh gru heuh, seuht yah greuh /, n. (sometimes l.c.) (in India) the policy of passive resistance inaugurated by Mohandas Gandhi in 1919 as a method of gaining political and social reforms. [1915 20; < Hindi, equiv. to Skt satya truth +… …   Universalium

  • Satyagraha — La Satyagraha (du Sanskrit सत्याग्रह) ou « étreinte de la vérité » (satya = vérité, agraha = saisie) est le principe de non violence par la désobéissance civile que Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi a instauré. Gandhi notait: « En… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • satyagraha — noun Etymology: New Sanskrit satyāgraha, from Sanskrit satya truth + āgraha persistence Date: 1920 pressure for social and political reform through friendly passive resistance practiced by M. K. Gandhi and his followers in India …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • satyagraha — Filosofía de la protesta pacífica, o resistencia pasiva. Mohandas K. Gandhi la introdujo en Sudáfrica (1906) y, desde 1917, la desarrolló en India durante el período que culminó con su independencia de Inglaterra. El objetivo de la satyagraha es… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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