Saturday, March 7, 2015

Gandhi Journal Article-I: 'Cleanliness is next to Godliness' M. K. Gandhi

'Cleanliness is next to Godliness' M. K. Gandhi

By Dr. Savita Singh

Mahatma Gandhi freed us not only from the British yoke but many of the bondages of our own making. Gandhian philosophy can be understood in-depth only in the context of certain basic spiritual premises of Indian history. Of all the revolutions the revolution against an unjust society is the most critical. If we can fight against injustice then humankind is on the right path and that our task of not only nation building but also making the world a better place becomes an easier one.

In social sphere as in politics the supreme test for Gandhi was not merely the material but also moral growth of humankind equally balanced one with the other. Gandhian approach to social reforms still remains much misunderstood and awaiting a fuller study than so far done.
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