The policy of nonviolent resistance developed by Mahatma Gandhi as a means of pressing for political reform in South Africa and India.
The doctrine of Mohandas Gandhi, emphasizing passive resistance and noncooperation.
Origin of satyagraha
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Sanskrit सत्याग्रह (satyāgraha), from [script?] (satya, “truth") + [script?] (āgraha, “pertinacity").