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My Experiments with Truth: An Autobiography by Mahatma GandhiPersonal account of the life of the man who freed India from colonization through the Satyagraha (nonviolent protest)movement. His early boyhood life, legal studies, purification and ultimate salvation of his homeland is carefully recounted in this inspiring and critical work of insurmountable importance.
I simply want to tell the story of my experiments with truth...as my life consists of nothing but those experiments.
In addition to his experiments in the social and political field, he narrates about his spiritual experiments. He went through deep self-introspection, searched within himself through and through, and examined and analyzed every psychological aspect of the situation. For him truth is the sovereign principle, which includes numerous other principles.The truth is not only truthfulness in word, but also truthfulness in thought also. He believed that the truth alone is the God. He says that he was after truth rooted in devotion to God and attributed the turning points, successes, and challenges in his life to the will of God.
His attempts to get closer to this divine power led him to seek purity through simple living, celibacy, and ahimsa a life without violence. It is in this sense that he calls his book The Story of My Experiments with Truth, offering it also as a reference for those who would follow in his footsteps.
Part 1- My Experiments with truth, Autobiography by Gandhi
An Autobiography or The Story of My Experiments with Truth
No other form of art can capture the range and diversity of human experience the way a poem can. Within these pages, you will find Salman Rushdie is the author of thirteen previous novels - Grimus, Midnight's Children for which he won the Booker Prize and the Best of the Gandhi wrote his autobiography in Gujarati, which was published serially in the volumes of Navajivan , and was simultaneously translated into English by Mahadev Desai albeit some chapters were translated by Pyarelal, during the period in which Mahadev Desai was preoccupied with the Bardoli Agrarian Inquiry. The second re-revised edition of the autobiography was published in ; the revisions were a result of collaboration between Mahadev Desai and Srinivas Sastri.
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