Satyagraha and Passive Resistance

The term satyagraha was coined by Gandhi in south Africa to indicate the movement which was originally described, even by Gandhi himself, as passive resistance. The word satyagraha was deliberately substituted for “Passive Resistance” because Gandhi, probably felt ashamed to use an English word. However, he also believed that Satyagraha had a wider meaning that … Continue reading Satyagraha and Passive Resistance