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Traditions and Holidays
By Julie Schmiegelow
Gandhi once said: "I am prepared to die, but there is no cause for which I am prepared to kill".
Perhaps he does not seem like a traditional fighter – the old man with the white khadi (cloth), glasses and a walking stick. But this man fought, won and became the father of a new nation.
October 2nd is the celebration of Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday.
Happy Gandhi Jayanti!
Gandhi Jayanti date
Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated every year on October 2nd.
Why do we celebrate?
How do we celebrate?
Gandhi Jayanti in pictures
Two Indian boys dressed up for the Gandhi Jayanti celebration.
Gandhi Jayanti in words
Vaishnav Jan to
Working with Gandhi Jayanti
About Non-cooperation and Non-violence
Issues Worth Fighting For
The Wise Monkeys
Research an event
International Day of Non-Violence
Gandhi's diet and Gujarati food
Gandhi quotes and a biography
Gandhi quotes and an essay
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