The Story of My Experiments With Truth
Mohandas K. Gandhi is one of the most inspiring figures of our time. In his classic autobiography he recounts the story of his life and how he developed his concept of active nonviolent resistance, which propelled the Indian struggle for independence and countless other nonviolent struggles of... show more
Mohandas K. Gandhi is one of the most inspiring figures of our time. In his classic autobiography he recounts the story of his life and how he developed his concept of active nonviolent resistance, which propelled the Indian struggle for independence and countless other nonviolent struggles of the twentieth century.In a new foreword, noted peace expert and teacher Sissela Bok urges us to adopt Gandhi's "attitude of experimenting, of tesing what will and will not bear close scrutiny, what can and cannot be adapted to new circumstances,"in order to bring about change in our own lives and communities. All royalties earned on this book are paid to the Navajivan Trust, founded by Gandhi, for use in carrying on his work.
Publish date: November 1st 1993
Publisher: Beacon Press
Pages no: 560
Edition language: English
, Asian Literature
, Indian Literature
, Biography Memoir
bookshelves: autumn-2015, tbr-busting-2015, published-1993, nonfiction, india, autobiography-memoir, dip-in-now-and-again Read from December 16, 2013 to September 10, 2015 Description: In 1999, this book was designated as one of the ''100 Most Important Spiritual Books of the Twentieth Century'...
Gandhi had a profound effect on history. As such, I thought reading his autobiography a must. I knew I had a lot of disagreements with what he believed, big and small, but his attitude as alluded to in his title disarmed me at first. He writes that "far from claiming finality or infallibility" truth...
Things I've learned reading The Story of My Experiments with Truth:- Being vegan is hard. Like really, really, really hard.- Earth treatments and hydropathy apparently cure everything.- Ignorant and dirty people ruin third class passage, but we should all ride there anyway...so we can, you know, hel...
I simply gave up around page 300. I didn't know much about Gandhi except that he was a pacifist and helped free India. So I wanted to find out more about him. What better way than to read the man's own words about his life? So I went in with vim and vigor, ready to learn. I got bogged down in de...