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Mohandas Gandhi Quotes on Religions & Spirituality (13 Quotes)


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  • All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)

  • Religion is a matter of the heart. No physical inconvenience can warrant abandonment of one's own religion.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)

  • Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)

  • Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)

  • One's own religion is after all a matter between oneself and one's Maker and no one else's.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)


  • Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)

  • It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)

  • Religion is more than life. Remember that his own religion is the truest to every man even if it stands low in the scales of philosophical comparison.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)

  • My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)

  • Surely conversion is a matter between man and his Maker who alone knows his creatures' hearts. A conversion without a clean heart is, in my opinion, a denial of God and Religion. Conversion without cleanliness of heart can only be a matter of sorrow, not
    (Mohandas Gandhi)

  • The essence of all religions is one. Only their approaches are different.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)

  • True religion is not a narrow dogma. It is not external observance. It is faith in God and living in the presence of God. It means faith in a future life, in truth and Ahimsa. There prevails today a sort of apathy towards these things of the Spirit.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)

  • A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion.
    (Mohandas Gandhi)


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