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Definitions for satyagraha
ˈsʌt yəˌgrʌ hə, sətˈyɑ grə-satya·gra·ha

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  1. Satyagraha(noun)

    the form of nonviolent resistance initiated in India by Mahatma Gandhi in order to oppose British rule and to hasten political reforms


  1. satyagraha(Noun)

    The policy of nonviolent resistance as used by Mahatma Gandhi during the struggle for Indian independence.


  1. Satyagraha

    Satyagraha, loosely translated as "insistence on truth" or "soul force" or "truth force," is a particular philosophy and practice within the broader overall category generally known as nonviolent resistance or civil resistance. The term "satyagraha" was coined and developed by Mahatma Gandhi. He deployed satyagraha in the Indian independence movement and also during his earlier struggles in South Africa for Indian rights. Satyagraha theory influenced Nelson Mandela's struggle in South Africa under apartheid, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaigns during the civil rights movement in the United States, and many other social justice and similar movements. Someone who practices satyagraha is a satyagrahi.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of satyagraha in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of satyagraha in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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