Mahatma Gandhi's primary cause was the Indian independence movement, which sought to create an Indian state that was free of British rule. He was also committed to a philosophy of peaceful resistance through which the In... More »

The greatest achievement of Mahatma Gandhi is his lifelong fight for India's independence, which finally happened on August 15, 1947. After India won its independence from British rule in 1947, Gandhi successfully fasted... More »

Mahatma Gandhi spent 21 years in South Africa fighting for the rights of the South African Indians. He was in South Africa from 1893 until 1914. More »

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, better known as Mahatma Gandhi, believed in Hinduism, non-violence, vegetarianism, self-rule, education, the search for truth and the usefulness of fasting and celibacy. Ghandi's Hinduism had ... More »

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, also known as Mahatma Gandhi, led the independence movement of India against the British, working against racial and socioeconomic repression. He used nonviolent tactics, inspiring civil right... More »

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, known as Mahatma Gandhi, practiced the Hindu religion. He was the pivotal figure in the independence movement in India in the early 20th century. More »

Although he was a staunch Hindu, Mahatma Gandhi, friend to both Muslims and Christians, developed a community of followers based on the principles of nonviolence and mutual aid. This community would eventually revolve ar... More »