mahatma mahatma  /mə ˈhɑt mə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) (Hinduism) term of respect for a brahmin sage

Usage(s):

  • Mahatma Gandhi (mahatma means "great soul"), who never held any political office but served as a sort of spiritual father of the movement, was instructed by his "inner voice" to .

News

  1. Does Your Leadership Measure Up? Business Expert Identifies Benefits, Pitfalls of 3 Leadership Styles

    The top five leaders most admired by the world’s business executives are Winston Churchill, Steve Jobs, Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela and Jack Welch – in that order, according to the 2013 Global CEO Survey conducted by PwC. The qualities the surveyed CEOs most admired? Strong vision, motivational, caring, innovative, persistent and ethical. “These results tell [...]
    on June 14, 2013     Source: RISMedia Real Estate News

  2. 'Sound sculpture' musician to perform at Masonic Temple, hosted by Blue Pearl Yoga

    Press release: "Matt Venuti's performance opens the heart, quiets the mind, and deeply touches the soul" ~ Arun Gandhi, author, lecturer, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi. Multi-instrumentalist/composer Matt Venuti is one of the world's premier players of the Hang, the most exciting new acoustic instrument of the 21st Century and one of the most captivating and versatile of all time. Better described ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Batavian

  3. 'Sound sculpture' musician to presented by Blue Pearl Yoga at Masonic Temple

    Press release: "Matt Venuti's performance opens the heart, quiets the mind, and deeply touches the soul" ~Arun Gandhi, author, lecturer, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi Multi-instrumentalist/composer Matt Venuti is one of the world's premier players of the Hang, the most exciting new acoustic instrument of the 21st Century and one of the most captivating and versatile of all time. Better described as ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Batavian

Quotes

  1. Narendra Modi, the controversial chief minister of Gujarat, said the "land of Mahatma Gandhi has been bloodied by terrorists whom we shall not spare".
    on Jul 26, 2008 By: Narendra Modi Source: BBC News

  2. WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama said that Americans owe an enormous gratitude to the father of the Indian nation as the US has its "roots in the India of Mahatma Gandhi and the non-violent social action movement" he led for India's independence.
    on Oct 2, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Economic Times

  3. "I'm very happy to inform you ...... that the Indian government has successfully procured the personal items gifted by the father of our nation, Mahatma Gandhi. We have been able to procure them through the services of an Indian who was in touch...
    on Mar 6, 2009 By: Ambika Soni Source: International Herald Tribune

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