Autobiography: the story of my experiments with truth
"My purpose, " Mahatma Gandhi writes of this book, "is to describe experiments in the science of Satyagraha, not to say how good I am." Satyagraha, Gandhi's nonviolent protest movement (satya = true, agraha = firmness), came to stand, like its creator, as a moral principle and a rallying cry; the principle was truth and the cry freedom. The life of Gandhi has given fire and fiber to freedom fighters and to the untouchables of the world; hagiographers and patriots have capitalized on Mahatma myths. Yet Gandi wrote: "Often the title has deeply pained me...But I should certainly like to narrate my experiments in the spiritual field which are known only to myself, and from which I have derived such power as I possess for working in the political field."
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Review: The Story of My Experiments With TruthUser Review - sendann - Goodreads
I mean don't get me wrong, Gandhi's work on behalf of Indians and, really, people everywhere is almost unmatched in terms of humanitarianism and good fights. This book is very weird. Gandhi is very ... Read full review
Review: The Story of My Experiments With TruthUser Review - Meera GM - Goodreads
A book that makes you fall in love with autobiographies. Very simple, direct and seems like a faithful account of one's life. Book brings you close to the person Gandhi than the leader, Mahatma. A ... Read full review