Autobiography: the story of my experiments with truth

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Dover, 1983 - Biography & Autobiography - 468 pages
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"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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Very informative, easy to read & Enjoyable - Goodreads
His writing is not that interesting so far. - Goodreads
This is a good starting point to understand Gandhi's - Goodreads
Honest, simple writing by Gandhiji. - Goodreads
Not hard to read...but slightly dry. - Goodreads
Loved the sincerity and the earnestness in the writing. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Rajat - Goodreads

I read it a long time ago. I will surely read it again. I don't really recall much of it, only glimpses. But, those flashes of memory are the ones that had the most profound effect on me. And, it's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jeff - Goodreads

I've read this book four times at different points in my life. Each time I read it, I discover something new or see something in a whole new way. I've learned so much about what true sacrifice is from reading Ghandi's account of his life and the struggle surrounding his choices. Read full review



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