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Gandhi: Selected Writings

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This anthology of Gandhi's writings offers a revealing look at his life and philosophy, focusing on subjects of enduring interest -- rather than day-to-day political matters.
Kindle Edition, 256 pages
Published May 7th 2012 by Dover Publications (first published January 1st 2012)
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I was inspired by Gandhi's single-minded devotion to non-violence, application of the Gita's principle of non-grasping toward the fruit of action in the sphere of politics, and humility of character. Toward the end of the compilation I found the diary and correspondences more tedious to read, but on the whole it was a well-compiled selection.
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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi, was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing non-violent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for non-violence, civil rights and freedom across the world.

The son of a senior government official, Gandhi was born and raised in a Hindu Bania community in coastal Gu