By M. K. Gandhi, Mahadev Desai
In this autobiography, additionally titled The tale of My Experiments with Truth, Mohandas okay. Gandhi recounts his lifestyles from formative years up till 1921, noting that "my existence from this aspect onward has been so public that there's rarely whatever approximately it that folks don't know." HarperCollins selected this paintings as one of many "100 most vital non secular Books of the twentieth Century." The pursuit of fact was once a guideline for Gandhi. He states that it "is now not my goal to aim a true autobiography. I easily are looking to inform the tale of my a variety of experiments with fact, and as my lifestyles contains not anything yet these experiments, it truly is real that the tale will take the form of an autobiography." He additionally notes that this "will in fact contain experiments with non-violence, celibacy and different rules of behavior believed to be certain from truth."
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And yet, as though by way of punishment for my desire for pleasures, an incident happened, which has ever since rankled in my mind and which I will relate later. ' Whenever I sing this song or hear it sung, this bitter untoward incident, rushes to my memory and fills me with shame. My father put on a brave face in spite of his injuries, and took full part in the wedding. As I think of it, I can even today call before my mind's eye the places where he sat as he went through the different details of the ceremony.
To Meet Gokhale XXXVIII. My Part in the War XXXIX. A Spiritual Dilemma XL. Miniature Satyagraha XLI. Gokhale's Charity XLII. Treatment of Pleurisy XLIII. Homeward XLIV. Some Reminiscences of the Bar XLV. Sharp Practice? XLVI. Clients Turned Co-Workers XLVII. How a Client was Saved PART V I. The First Experience II. With Gokhale in Poona III. Was it a Threat? IV. Shantiniketan V. Woes of Third Class Passengers VI. Wooing VII. Kumbha Mela VIII. Lakshman Jhula IX. Founding of the Ashram X. On the Anvil XI.
Simple Life X. The Boer War XI. Sanitary Reform and Famine Relief XII. Return to India XIII. In India Again XIV. Clear and Bearer XV. In the Congress XVI. Lord Curzon's Darbar XVII. A Month with Gokhale I XVIII. A Month with Gokhale II XIX. A Month with Gokhale III XX. In Benares XXI. Settled in Bombay? XXII. Faith on Its Trial XXIII. To South Africa Again PART IV I. 'Love's Labour's Lost'? II. Autocrats from Asia III. Pocketed the Insult IV. Quickened Spirit of Sacrifice V. Result of Introspection VI.
An Autobiography by M. K. Gandhi, Mahadev Desai