Passing of the Great Soul


On this day in 1948 Mohandas Gandhi, known throughout the world as the great heart was assassinated. He hoped he would die with God’s name on his lips. He succeeded.

Of course there’s much more that could be said. He has been praised. He has been condemned. I suspect he earned both.

But, I find myself coming back to that one thing, his desire to manifest the divine in his life, and his desire to name the divine with his dying breath…

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