lunes, 1 de agosto de 2011
Gandhiji means “gandhi the great”
 A person who adheres to a certain religion : Hinduism
 A diverse body of religion, philosophy, and cultural practice native to and predominant in India, characterized by a belief in reincarnation and a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils.
 An ascetic religion of India, founded in the sixth century B.C., that teaches the immortality and transmigration of the soul and denies the existence of a perfect or Supreme Being.
 A Buddhist and Hindu doctrine expressing belief in the sacredness of all living creatures and urging the avoidance of harm and violence.
 A believer or follower of Jainism.
 [Sanskrit ahi·sā : a-, not + hi·sā, injury (from hi·sati, he injures).]
 Mahavir was born in 599 B.C. as a prince in Bihar, India. At the age of 30, he left his family and royal household, gave up his worldly possessions, including clothing and become a monk.
 Mahajan is an Indian surname or title, found among castes.
This surname is an amalgam of two Sanskrit words: Maha meaning great, and Jan meaning people or individuals.
 premises to care for aging cattle till their death. http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/mp/2003/08/18/stories/2003081800150300.htm
 one of the most renowned Jain scholar, inspired Gandhi’s philosophy non violence.