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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: The principle of refraining from harming any living being.
From Sanskrit ahimsa, from a- (not) + hinsa (injury).
"As my conception of ahimsa went on maturing, I became more vigilant
about my thought and speech. The lines in the Anthem:
See more usage examples of ahimsa in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
Why should I give them my mind as well? -Dalai Lama, when asked if he wasn't angry at the Chinese for taking over his country. (1935- )
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