Season for Nonviolence

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Season for Nonviolence was established by Arun Gandhi, Mohandas Gandhi's grandson, as a yearly event celebrating the philosophies and lives of Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr.[1][2] Today, he co-chairs the Season along with Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith of the Agape International Spiritual Center.[3] It is convened by the Association for Global New Thought.

The "season" begins with the anniversary of Mohandas Gandhi's assassination on January 30 and ends with the anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination on April 4. It is anchored by a mission, statement of principles, and commitments by participants towards living in a nonviolent way.[4][5]

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  1. ^ Housden, R. (1999) Sacred America: The emerging spirit of the people. Simon & Schuster. p 201.
  2. ^ Morrissey, M.M. (2003) New Thought: A Practical Spirituality. Penguin.
  3. ^ Altemus, B. (2003) The Gift of Pain: Transforming Hurt Into Healing. Penguin. p 24.
  4. ^ Kawohl, K. (2002) Transcendentalism: A New Revelation. 2002. p. 210.
  5. ^ Fehr, D.E. and Fefr, M.C. (2009) Teach boldly!: letters to teachers about contemporary issues in education. p. 115.

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