‎’In his attempt to frighten me my father had made me realize that to prevent suffering a man must be capable of suffering, that a man who cannot suffer is not alive.
My father could not understand why I need… for the lesson of ahimsa must be learned by the heart and not the mind.’
– Gita Mehta, ‘A River Sutra’

Not to misrepresent by the quote: it is an intensely joyful book.

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