The 2nd of October is celebrated as a national holiday across India. Irrespective of getting another day to relax and chill, this day holds great significance connected to the history of our country. This date marks the birth of the person who introduced us to the term FREEDOM! Lately, it was declared as the International Day of Non-Violence.
Ever wondered why some people have such a charming personality and stand out of the world? Definitely, it has to do something with the stars!
'Bapu ',' Father Of The Nation' as widely known amongst all, was born on the 2nd of October. He was a political and spiritual leader who played an active part in India’s fight for freedom. His non-violence approach towards freedom was a drastic move and is still practiced across the nation to attain justice in various aspects of life.
Even today, you will see many people following his footsteps to make life better and simple. Despite being highly educated, roaming across the globe, he chose to live a simple life and dedicated himself to society's betterment. He was also famous for his hard-hitting quotes, which stirred the zeal to stand for what is right. His excerpts are still used by famous people to lay an impact on people.
Gandhi developed the novel technique of non-violent agitation, which he called "Satyagraha," loosely translated as "moral domination."
‘Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony’. Rightly quoted by him.
Now let us peep into his birth chart and astrological angle as to why Mahatma Gandhi was such a great personality.
According to the birth chart, his moon sign is Cancer. His Ascendant is Libra, and Lord of the ascendant is Venus. Planet Venus carved the path of life for him in a peculiar way. Its placement marked each planet and played an ironic role in his life from the beginning. The equation of each planet with the houses, ascendant, and moon sign marked the milestone and drastic changes in his life. There were various kinds of Yoga or phases created in his life. This drafted multiple events that took place in his life. The combination of planets and their placement.
For example- Rajayoga, Yogakaraka for Tula Lagna Saturn, Papakaritri Yoga, Karagara Yoga. Some were very fruitful for him regarding fame, achievements, etc. In contrast, some were unfavorable like imprisonment, trouble with foreigners in a foreign land, and last but not least, the assassination.
If you look at the numerology aspect, then the life path number of Mahatma Gandhi is 9. This means travel and transition plays a significant role. As a personality, you like to broaden your horizon. You as a person yearn for achievements and also portray the sacrificing side of you. The destiny of people who belong to this number is based on altruism and devotion. You have the ear to listen and understand people’s problems; no wonder people run to such people for help. The number pushes you to expand your experience, attain spiritual growth. People with life path number 9 incline towards intellectual matters and set high objectives for themselves.
‘If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning..’
Activities Practiced on Gandhi Jayanti
Gandhi Jayanti is set apart by prayers and remembrance of Bapu's work all over India, particularly at Raj Ghat, Gandhi's memorial in New Delhi. He is incinerated there. Well-known organizations incorporate petition gatherings, dedicatory functions in various urban communities by universities, nearby government organizations, and socio-political establishments. Painting and article writing contests are held. The best awards are granted for projects glorifying peace, non-violence, and Gandhi's effort in the Indian Freedom Struggle.
Five Values We All Should Learn from Mahatma Gandhi
On this day, let us remember him for his incredible work towards giving India its freedom and also teaching the power of Non-violence.