The Story of My Experiments with Truth
His simply narrated account tells of his boyhood in Gujarat, marriage at age 13, legal studies in England, and growing desire for purity and reform. He details his gradual conversion to vegetarianism and ahimsa (nonviolence) and the state of celibacy (brahmacharya, self-restraint) that became one of his more arduous spiritual trials. In the political realm, he outlines the beginning of Satyagraha in South Africa and India, with accounts of the first Indian fasts and protests, his initial errors and misgivings, his jailings, and continued cordial dealings with the British.
This title is part of the series: COMMON CORE LIBRARY
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