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.If i am not mistaken  once Osho said that if we prefix "non" with any word  we first admit the existence of that particular word. e.g. no life cannot exist without life. Does it also apply to non-violence?
What does it exactly mean? 
Kindly enlighten me

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No body can enlighten you, you have to go within your Self, you will surely find an enlightement. What Oshoji has said is of aparticular language. There is no exect match to  the Sanskrit word Ahimsa, no-violence is not actually the exect world, but it is  near-possible word just to convey the meaning. When you try to go within you will start realising. I am happy to know youself and I will be learning some thing new, Rameshji. 

परम आदरणीय आर्य भूषण जी ,
आपका उत्तर पाकर हार्दिक प्रसन्नता हुई.
यदि मैं भूलता नहीं हूँ तो पिछले दिनों PSK लक्ष्मीनगर, में श्री विनोद कुमार मिश्र वाले कार्यक्रम में जहाँ सुश्री रेखा व्यास भी थी आप को सुनने का सुअवसर मिला था. अब इस बहाने आपसे संवाद करने का पुनः अवसर मिला है.
आप का कहना सही है की संस्कृत शब्द अहिंसा का किसी भी भाषा में पर्यायवाची शब्द नहीं है और इसे समझने के लिए अन्दर के विवेक को ही जागृत करने कि आवश्यकता है. शायद यह एक तरह कि अंतर्यात्रा है. कभी कभी मुझे ये भी लगता है कि हिंसा के लिए अहिंसा ढाल भले ही न हो पर यह एक तरह से deterrent अवश्य है. क्या आपको लगता है कि प्रति दिन हम सभीकिसी न किसी रूप में कोई न कोई हिंसा करते ही हैं जीविका अथवा किसी और हेतु के लिए पर अपने आचरण पर आवरण डालना हमे अच्छी तरह आता है. बहरहाल बापूजी के जीवन में ही मुझे अपने प्रश्न का उत्तर मिलेगा. आपकी सहृदयता के लिए पुनः धन्यवाद. सुअवसर मिला तो आपसे फिरकिसी जगह कभी भेंट होगी-
सादर,
रमेश तैलंग

 

(English version)

Respected Arya Bhushanji,
I am glad to receive your kind response to my discussion point. If iI am right, I still remember your kind presence alongwith Sushri Rekha Vyas in a function held at PSK, Laxminagar, last month to falicitate Mr Vinod Kumar Mishra, the distinguished author. Now I have been again privileged to have an interaction with you.
I suppose you are absolutely right when you say that there is no substitute  for Sanskrit word AHIMSA in any other language and to realise it  I will have to peep into my own self. Sometimes I feel that the sanskrit word AHIMSA may be used as deterrent to HIMSA (Violence). May I ask you, don't we do every day one or more acts of violence in whatever form either for our livelihood or for any other purpose but obviously we seem to be experts in covering our such mischeivous acts. Anyway, I would try to seek an answer to my question(s) in the life-philosophy  of Gandhiji himself. Meanwhile I convey my sincere gratitude for responding to me.
Regards. Ramesh Tailang

Dear Rameshji,

Just remembered a view given by Sri. Eknath Easwaran about this: "The Sanskrit word ahimsa does not contain a negative or positive connotation as does the English translation "non-violence".The implication of ahimsa is that when all violence subsides in the human heart, the state which remains is love. It is not something we have to acquire; it is always present, and needs only to be uncovered. This is our real nature, not merely to love one person here, another there, but to be love itself. Satyagraha is love in action." (Gandhi the Man- P.53 Jaico Books).

 

Therefore, I think, we can see a theory and its practice in Ahimsa and Satyagraha, and fearlessness is the key to both.

 

KS Raman

Dear Ramanji,

Kindly accept my sincere gratitude for your wise response. This will certainly help me in realizing the AHIMSA which is none other than the real nature of man (Manushya ka swabhav). With warm regards, Ramesh Tailang

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