3am: GANDHI MAN FOR JENNIFER; Aniston Turns to Inspiring Indian Hero

The Mirror (London, England), September 28, 2005 | Go to article overview
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3am: GANDHI MAN FOR JENNIFER; Aniston Turns to Inspiring Indian Hero


Byline: WITH JESSICA CALLAN, EVA SIMPSON AND CAROLINE HEDLEY

TROUBLED Jennifer Aniston has turned to the teachings of Indian spiritual leader Gandhi to help her get over the split from ex-husband Brad Pitt.

A confidante of the Friends beauty gave her a book containing some of the teachings of the revered religious and political leader soon after she split from the 41-year-old Troy hunk Brad at the beginning of this year.

And it appears that the deceased holy man's words have inspired her to change her lifestyle.

"Because of the book she is re-evaluating her life," a source close to the 36-year-old star tells us.

"Brad and Jen were always interested in Buddhism, but she's undergone a major life-change so she's got the chance to experiment."

Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948), was the father of the Indian independence movement. He believed that truth, non-violence, self-sufficiency, fearlessness, and equality were essential ingredients for a fulfilled life.

But Jen has probably spent longer pondering his views on marriage and fidelity, about which he wrote: "Marriage must be considered to be a sacrament imposing discipline upon the partners, restricting them to physical union only among themselves.

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