ahimsa ahimsa

Definition(s):

  • (n) a Buddhist and Hindu and especially Jainist doctrine holding that all forms of life are sacred and urging the avoidance of violence

Usage(s):

  • Then it would be the purest form of ahimsa on my part to put an end to her life and surrender myself to the fury of the incensed ruffian.

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  1. "This is the land of Mahatama Gandhi who stood for the principle of Sarvoday, taking development to the last man, but the BJP regime has pushed the people to the margins. The Congress stands for 'Satya Ahimsa Parmodharama' (truth and non-violence...
    on Dec 2, 2007 By: Sushil Kumar Shinde Source: Indian Muslims

  2. Greeting the citizens, Kalam said: "Lord Mahavir renounced the world for the cause of humanity and preached ahimsa (non violence), truth and compassion. May his noble teachings continue to inspire us to strive for love, peace, harmony and amity and...
    on Mar 30, 2007 By: APJ Abdul Kalam Source: Indian Muslims

  3. "Yoga teaches the practice of ahimsa-nonviolence," Simmons said. "And few things are more violent than the way cows, chickens, pigs, ducks, and other food animals are treated on factory farms. These atrocities happen every single day, and we...
    on Mar 29, 2007 By: Russell Simmons Source: Earthtimes.org

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