About The BookThe father of modern India, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an extraordinary man who was actively involved in the independence movement throughout his life. Fondly remembered by millions around him as Mahatma Gandhi, this skinny Gujarati was a source of inspiration for numerous individuals following the path of nonviolence. An Autobiography Or The Story Of My Experiments With Truth is the autobiography of the Mahatma from his childhood till the 1920s. It gives an authentic account of the personal life of a man who led millions into independence.Gandhi started his political life in South Africa where he led a resistance against the apartheid imposed by the government. The book describes his childhood escapades as well, going into details about how he learned to stop stealing. It gives us a glimpse into the life of this great individual and shows us his inspirations, influences and beliefs. Because of the book, we are able see the various circumstances that helped mould the strong character of Mahatma Gandhi.Being a proponent of Ahimsa or nonviolence, Gandhi diligently stuck to a set of practices from early on in life. The book gives us a better understanding of the habits that Gandhi rigorously inculcated into his daily routine. His childhood, his journey to England, his life in South Africa and the non-cooperation movement in India are all discussed at length in this mind-opening book.An Autobiography Or The Story Of My Experiments With Truth reveals the path of Ahimsa to its readers. The new edition was published in 1982 by Penguin Books Ltd. as a paperback.Key Features Provides a firsthand account of the kind of life led by Mahatma Gandhi. It was originally published in Gandhi’s journal, Navjivan and was written in weekly installments. It has been included in the list of the ‘100 Best Spiritual Books of the 20th Century,’ compiled by various global organisations.
An Autobiography Or the Story of My Experiments with Truth
- Paperback Popular Edition
- Originally published in Gujarati
- Translated by Gandhiji's Secretary Mahadev Desai
- Among most selling books of the world
- Over 18,15,000 copies sold so far