What do you mean by non-violence?
violent to anyone; don't hurt anyone!"
angry with someone is also violence. Even such violence is not advisable. Then
only it can be called true non-violence.
someone hurts us, how can we be non-violent?"
the test of non-violence in true sense! Then no one will dare hurt us, nor make
us angry. Even animals remain non-violent in such case!
people call us coward if we let others beat us?"
would they call us cowards? We are not afraid of the beating! We don't even run
away due to fear and we don't express grief for being hurt! We don't get angry
because of love we have for all. Why would we be called coward just because we
don't hurt anyone?"
rather difficult not to slap anyone even though one hurts you! Loving such
person is difficult too! In fact, slapping the person in return is very easy!"
that being non-violent is not so easy! Only the brave ones can practice
non-violence; the cowards cannot do so!
practiced such non-violence and advised us to do so!