‘The story of a warrior of the truth”: 150 years since the birth of Mahatma Gandhi (Athens, Greece)

World Philosophy Day


In the framework of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi and of World Philosophy Day, New Acropolis in Greece held an open event at the Public Cafe on Syntagma Square in Athens. Kostas Frantzikinakis, researcher and director of New Acropolis Greece, spoke about “true philosophy always has been a practice” and, journeying through the great philosophers of various eras, demonstrated that “the philosopher is in constant action. .. he is not wise, but he is looking for wisdom all his life”.

Professor Dimitris Vasiliadis, indologist, President of the Hellenic-Indian Society for Culture and Development, spoke about “a warrior of the truth” and Gandhi’s life and actions, highlighting his basic ideas on non-violence, love for one’s neighbor, ethics, giving to the poor, etc.
The audience that filled Public Cafe created engaging interactions and joyful atmosphere throughout the event.

 

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