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The present-day Guyana Sevashram Sangha is unique among organizations here. One could say that Hindus are very universal in their sectarianism. The Char Dham, especially, is the most important pilgrimage. At the meeting he had added that he himself had not changed his mind and that "he had no place in a new order where they wanted an army, a navy, an air force and what not". Likewise the Puranās, so holy as to be called �the fifth veda� (Chandogya Upanishad 7.1.4), are �for the most part intensely sectarian; one denounces beliefs and rites which another enjoins� (Mitchell, p. 260).

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Publisher: Lexington Books (October 2005)

ISBN: 0739111434

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Adopted in 1949, the Indian Constitution provided a legal framework for the emancipation of untouchables and for the equality of all citizens. In recent years, the Untouchables have become a politically active group and have adopted for themselves the name Dalits, which means "those who have been broken." Other scholars acknowledge the Aryan influence, but credit indigenous North Indians with the production of the Vedas. Theories abound, and the issue has been politicized and is hotly debated, but insufficient linguistic and archeological evidence prevents satisfactory conclusions at the present The Teachings of Gandhi: 300 days of Inspiration and Growth. But as no such promise came he started in 1940 what was called ‘Individual Civil Disobedience’ to be undertaken by himself and his chosen followers The Global Vision of Mahatma Gandhi. Supreme Court ruled that segregation on public buses was unconstitutional. 2. A major difference was that Gandhi campaigned against unjust laws of the British government, while Martin Luther King Jr. campaigned for rights that "colored" people were already lawfully supposed to have Educational Vision of Mahatma Gandhi. Stevenson, Margaret 1920 The Rites of the Twiceborn. Weber, Max (1921) 1958 The Religion of India: The Sociology of Hinduism, and Buddhism. Glencoe, III.: Free Press. → First published as Hinduismus und Buddhismus, Volume 2 of Gesammelte Aufsätze zur Religionssoziologie. basham, a. l. (1989). the origins and development ofclassical hinduism. boston: beacon press. brockington, j. l. (1981). the sacred thread: hinduism in its continuity and diversity. new york: columbia university press. dasgupta, s. n. (1955). a history of indian philosophy.5 vols. cambridge: cambridge university press. embree, a. t., ed. (1988). sources of indian tradition,2nd edition. vol. 1: from the beginning to 1800. new york: columbia university press. hay, s., ed. (1988). sources of indian tradition, 2nd edition. vol. 2: modern india and pakistan. new york: columbia university press. kapur, p. (1970). marriage and the working woman inindia. new delhi: vikas publications. michell, g. (1977). the hindu temple: an introduction to its meaning and forms. new york: harper and row. miller, b. s., trans. (1986). the bhagavad-gita: krishna'scounsel in time of war. new york: bantam. o'flaherty, w. d., ed. (1975). hindu myths: a sourcebooktranslated from the sanskrit. harmondsworth, uk: penguin books. o'malley, l. s. s. (1935). popular hinduism: the religion of the masses. new york: macmillan. paul, m. c. (1986). dowry and position of women inindia. new delhi: inter-india publications. pocock, d. (1973). mind, body and wealth: a study of belief and practice in an indian village. oxford, uk: rowman and littlefield. rao, v. v. p., and nandini, v. (1985). marriage, the family and women in india. new delhi: heritage publishers. stevenson, m. s. (1971). the rites of the twice-born. newyork: international publications service. wolpert, s. (1982). a new history of india. new york: oxford university press Gandhi's Experiments with Truth: Essential Writings by and about Mahatma Gandhi (Studies in Comparative Philosophy and Religion) online. He had many skills that were needed to make a difference in the world. Perhaps the most important quality that he possessed was the attributes of knowledge and common sense. These attributes made him a very levelheaded man who knew how to treat his opponent with respect while stating the issue at hand. Gandhi achieved many accomplishments throughout his life Gandhi & Churchill: The Epic Rivalry That Destroyed an Empire and Forged Our Age.