If love is the undercurrent of all human values, non-violence is the culmination, the zenith of all values.
Once we understand the oneness in all animate and inanimate constituents of the Universe, ignorance vanishes and awareness blossoms. Non-violence can be practised by steadily limiting the extent to which we satisfy our many desires.
“Ceiling on Desires’ in food, energy, time, etc lead to harmony between man and Nature.
Swami beautifully speaks of non-violence as the first flower in the garland of Ashta Pushpam.
The stories listed under this section, viz. 1. Good Tongue and Bad Tongue & 2. Contentment and Peace, show the fact that the real peace lies in non-violence even through tongue.