Men Who've Walked with God #7: Mahatma Gandhi
Date:
June 7, 1953
Description:
June 7, 1953. Running time: 41:06.Thurman discusses that self purification from doing no harm and how reverence for all life leads to compassion is part of the philosophy of Gandhi's ethics. Gandhi sought to aid the people of India via the concept of ahimsa - a life affirming doctrine of ethics. He challenged the caste system because its is morally harmful and leads to hunger and poverty for the untouchable caste.
Associated Personal Entities:
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948
Associated Subjects:
Ahimsa
Men Who've Walked With God (Series)
Religion and ethics
Caste -- India
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948--Philosophy