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Resistance comes in many forms and has been proven throughout time Non-violent resistance in the world is the best way to reach peaceful resolution The modern leader of non-violent resistance is Mohandes Karamchand Gandhi Gandhi a revolutionary leader defined how to go about non-violent resistance in his actions and many of his writings He uses these applications against British imperialistic rule in South Africa and British colonization in India Gandhis studies of non-violent conflicts come from his knowledge of his body and his belief in non-violent protests and religious tolerance He uses three different tactics to come by these struggles they are called satyagraha swaraj and swadeshi His tactics have pioneered the way for many resistance movements to be held in the future Mohandes K Gandhi was born in 1869 in Western India Gandhis parents arranged a marriage at the young age of 13 to Kasturbai Makanji In 1888 Gandhi went to London England to study law He stayed in England until 1891 when he was admitted to the bar He traveled to South Africa where he found racial discrimination against Indians He worked endlessly for equal rights for Indian citizens He then came up with the concept of satyagraha a passive resistance against injustice In 1915 he returned to India with his wife and children where he further practiced his passive resistance against British imperialism Gandhis belief in non-violent resistance is summed up in his explanation of the word Satyagraha Truth Satya implies love and firmness Agraha engenders and therefore serves as a synonym for force Gandhi p65 His other forms of resistance are the swaraj the idea of self-rule and swadeshi the idea of control over ones land pioneered his new ideals of non-violent resistance Gandhis communities were a place where he could live in a small community according to his beliefs in peaceful coexistence and a shared communal life of work and meditation Gandhi first experimented with new communities in South
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