Definition of Satyagraha

1. Noun. The form of nonviolent resistance initiated in India by Mahatma Gandhi in order to oppose British rule and to hasten political reforms.




Definition of Satyagraha

1. Noun. The policy of nonviolent resistance as used by Mahatma Gandhi during the struggle for Indian independence. ¹

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Definition of Satyagraha

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Literary usage of Satyagraha

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1. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1844)
"This tradition was noticeable in the philosophy of "satyagraha" enunciated ... His concept of "satyagraha" was a fully developed philosophy of the right to ..."

2. Broken People: Caste Violence Against India's "Untouchables" by Smita Narula (1999)
"The Vaikam satyagraha (passive resistance) from 1924 to 1925 offered Gandhi his first opportunity to act on behalf of Dalits who were denied entry into ..."

3. A Voluptuous God: A Christian Heretic Speaks by Robert V. Thompson (2007)
"It was Mahatma Gandhi who coined the term satyagraha, which is a Sanskrit term typically translated to mean "soul force." Rather than submitting to the ..."

4. A History of the Indian Nationalist Movement by Verney Lovett, Harrington Verney Lovett (1920)
"... satyagraha (insistence on truth, alias passive resistance) had nothing to do with the violence of the mob. Nevertheless, he advised his ..."

5. Dancing With Siva: Hinduism's Contemporary Catechism by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (2003)
"1920 Gandhi formulates satyagraha, “truth power,” strategy of noncooperation and nonviolence against India's Christian British rulers. ..."

6. What's what in the Labor Movement: A Dictionary of Labor Affairs and Labor by Waldo Ralph Browne (1921)
"satyagraha. See HARTAL. Savings Bank Insurance. See MASSACHUSETTS SAVINGS BANKS INSURANCE AND PENSION SYSTEM. Scab, Scabbing. Among trade unionists the term ..."

7. The Enron Corporation: Corporate Complicity in Human Rights Violations by Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1999)
"It soon took the shape of a mass agitation with the ordinary public getting involved in satyagraha. giving the Project law and order dimensions. ..."

8. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1844)
"This tradition was noticeable in the philosophy of "satyagraha" enunciated ... His concept of "satyagraha" was a fully developed philosophy of the right to ..."

9. Broken People: Caste Violence Against India's "Untouchables" by Smita Narula (1999)
"The Vaikam satyagraha (passive resistance) from 1924 to 1925 offered Gandhi his first opportunity to act on behalf of Dalits who were denied entry into ..."

10. A Voluptuous God: A Christian Heretic Speaks by Robert V. Thompson (2007)
"It was Mahatma Gandhi who coined the term satyagraha, which is a Sanskrit term typically translated to mean "soul force." Rather than submitting to the ..."

11. A History of the Indian Nationalist Movement by Verney Lovett, Harrington Verney Lovett (1920)
"... satyagraha (insistence on truth, alias passive resistance) had nothing to do with the violence of the mob. Nevertheless, he advised his ..."

12. Dancing With Siva: Hinduism's Contemporary Catechism by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (2003)
"1920 Gandhi formulates satyagraha, “truth power,” strategy of noncooperation and nonviolence against India's Christian British rulers. ..."

13. What's what in the Labor Movement: A Dictionary of Labor Affairs and Labor by Waldo Ralph Browne (1921)
"satyagraha. See HARTAL. Savings Bank Insurance. See MASSACHUSETTS SAVINGS BANKS INSURANCE AND PENSION SYSTEM. Scab, Scabbing. Among trade unionists the term ..."

14. The Enron Corporation: Corporate Complicity in Human Rights Violations by Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1999)
"It soon took the shape of a mass agitation with the ordinary public getting involved in satyagraha. giving the Project law and order dimensions. ..."

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