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Humility and Nonviolence–Daily Metta

January 11 “The spirit of nonviolence necessarily leads to humility.” -Gandhi (Young India, January 12, 1921)  Humility is one of those delicate virtues that disappears the moment we think that we have attained it. If Gandhi was a humble man, it was not because he lived frugally or because he wore only home-spun khadi, or… read more

“As vast a scale as possible.”- Daily Metta

January 2 I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and nonviolence are as old as the hills. All I have done is to try experiments in both on as vast a scale as I could do. In doing so I have sometimes erred and learnt by my errors. Life and its problems have… read more

“Love of Humanity”- Daily Metta

January 1 My life is an indivisible whole and all my activities run into one another; and they all have their rise in my insatiable love of humanity. -Gandhi (Young India October 15, 1925) What might Gandhi’s impact have been if instead of professing that all of his activities were rooted in his “love of… read more