Sunday, 10 December 2017

Gandhi - the root of his passion

11 December 2014 at 00:10 ·
One evening I watched Mahadev Desai spin. I said I had been listening carefully to Gandhi and studying my notes and wondering all the time what was the source of his hold on people. I had come to the tentative conclusion that it was his passion.

“That is right,” Desai said.

“What is the root of his passion?”, I asked.

“This passion”, Desai explained, “is the sublimation of all the passions.”


“Sex and anger and personal ambition… Gandhi is under his own complete control. That generates tremendous energy and passion.”

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