Gandhi and Gandhism

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This is Bhuta-Siddhi (mastery over the elements) obtainable by the practice of Ahimsa. This is the only instance where an actual human body is kept inside a hindu temple for so many years. At the end they withdrew to their houses with a sullen indifference towards an authority that did not understand the time-honoured rules of interaction between the rulers and the people. Martin Luther King Jr. looked to Gandhi as an example to bring about change for African Americans in the United States, and his life ended tragically in martyrdom* in the same way Gandhi's life had been taken.

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