Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869–1948)
was a pre-eminent political and ideological
leader of India during the Indian independence
movement, who has grown to become the
world's icon of peaceful... More > resistance and nonviolent
revolution, resistance to tyranny through
mass civil protest. His philosophy and
leadership helped India gain independence
and inspired movements for civil rights and
freedom all across the world.
The Story of My Experiments with
Truth is the autobiography of
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi,
covering his life from early childhood
through to 1920. It was initiated at the
insistence of Swami Anand and other
close co-workers of Gandhi to explain
the background of his public
campaigns for justice.
In 1999, the book was designated as
one of the "100 Most Important
Spiritual Books of the 20th Century"
by HarperCollins publishers.< Less