The policy of nonviolent resistance as used by Mahatma Gandhi during the struggle for Indian independence.(noun)
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Use "satyagraha" in a sentence
"Those who support Herta are participating in satyagraha, too."
"Bush's visit to the memorial is sure to generate enormous protest, as well it should, but I think it also presents a rare opportunity to bring Gandhi's philosophy of "satyagraha" - truth-seeking, self-sacrifice and nonviolent resistance - to bear on the world Bush has wrought."
"One of the most dramatic events of the satyagraha was the burning of the passes, similar to the burning of British cloth in the swadeshi movement."