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Monumento a la Paz - Homenaje a Gandhi

Peace Monument - Tribute to Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi
commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi or Bapu (Father of Nation),
Porbandar, Gujarat 1869 - New Delhi 1948
the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing non-violent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for non-violence, civil rights and freedom across the world
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Bronze bust between two wall with corten steel text panels .


Mohandas Karamchand (MAHATMA) GHANDI

"La experiencia me ha enseñado que el problema de la conducta constituye
la parte más difícil del «Satyagraha» conducta en este caso no significa
simplemente comportarse con amabilidad y hablar en forma cultivada,
sino una cordialidad intima y profunda, y el deseo de hacer un bien
al adversario. esto debe demostrarse en cada acto en un «Satyagrahi»


NB the name Gandhi is twice erroneously written as Ghandi.

The text is an Spanish translation of a quote of Gandhi (from Gandhi's autobiography The Story of My Experiments with Truth, part 5, ch. 24), in English translation:
Experience has taught me that civility is the most difficult part of Satyagraha. Civility does not here mean the mere outward gentleness of speech cultivated for the occasion, but an inborn gentleness and desire to do the opponent good. These should show themselves in every act of a Satyagrahi.


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Item Code: esca243; Photograph: 10 January 2015
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