noun (sometimes lowercase)
Origin of Satyagraha
Examples from the Web for satyagraha
It is the mistakes of the people that matter in a Satyagraha campaign.Freedom's Battle|Mahatma Gandhi
In practice, Satyagraha is a mixture of expediency and principle.
Those who want to save themselves the trouble of preparing this powder may get their supply from the Satyagraha Ashram, Ahmedabad.A Guide to Health|Mahatma Gandhi
"Yes, diet is important in the Satyagraha movement-as everywhere else," he said with a chuckle.Autobiography of a YOGI|Paramhansa Yogananda
He lists and discusses 13 steps in the development of a campaign of Satyagraha, pp. 5-43.
British Dictionary definitions for satyagraha
Word Origin for satyagraha
Word Origin and History for satyagraha
Indian form of passive resistance, 1920, in writings of M.K. Gandhi, from Sanskrit satyagraha "insistence on truth," from satya "truth, truthfulness" (from sat- "existing, true, virtuous," from PIE *es- "to be;" see essence) + agraha "pertinacity," from PIE *ghrebh- "to seize, reach" (see grab (v.)).