The Story of My Experiments with Truth
Translated by (from Gujarati) : Mahadev Desai
First Edition : 6,000 copies, 1927
Price : Rs. 65/- (Deluxe edition)
ISBN 81-7229-008-X

Printed and Published by : Jitendra T. Desai
Navajivan Mudranalaya, Ahemadabad-380014 India

Navajivan Trust, 1927

INTRODUCTION
PART I
Birth And Parentage Childhood
Child Marriage Playing The Husband
At The High School A Tragedy
A Tragedy (Continued) Stealing And Atonement
My Father's Death And My Double Shame Glimpses of Religion
Preparation For England Outcaste
In London At last My Choice
Playing The English Gentleman Changes
Experiments In Dietetics Shyness My Shield
The Canker Of Untruth Acquaintance With Religions
'Nirbal Ke Bal Rama' Narayan Hemchandra
The Great Exhibition 'Called' - But Then?
My Helplessness
PART II
Raychandbhai How I Began Life
The First Case The First Shock
Preparing For South Africa Arrival In Natal
Some Experiences On The way To Pretoria
More Hardships First Day In Pretoria
Christian Contacts Seeking Touch With Indians
What It Is To Be A 'Coolie' Preparation For The Case
Religious Ferment Man Proposes, God Disposes
Settled In Natal Colour Bar
Natal Indian Congress Balasundaram
The ₤ 3 Tax Comparative Study Of Religions
As A Householder Homeward
In India Two Passions
The Bombay Meeting Poona And Madras
'Return Soon'
PART III
Rumblings Of The Storm The Storm
The Test The Calm After The Storm
Education Of Children Spirit Of Service
Brahmacharya - I Brahmacharya - II
Simple Life The Boer War
Sanitary Reform And Famine Relief Return To India
In India Again Clerk And Bearer
In The Congress Lord Curson's Darbar
A Month With Gokhale - I A Month With Gokhale - II
A Month With Gokhale - III In Benaras
Settled In Bombay Faith On Its Trail
To South Africa Again
PART IV
'Love's Labour's Lost' Autocrats From Asia
Pocketed The Insult Quickened Spirit Of Sacrifice
Result Of Introspection A Sacrifice To Vegetarianism
Experiments In Earth And Water Treatment A Warning
A Tussle With Power A Sacred Recollection And Penance
Intimate European Contacts European Contacts (Continued)
Indian Opinion Coolie Locations Or Ghettos?
The Black Plague-I The Black Plague-II
Location In Flames The Magic Spell Of A Book
The Phoenix Settlement The First Night
Polak Takes The Plunge Whom God Protects
A Peep Into The Household The Zulu 'Rebellion'
Heart Searchings The Birth Of Satyagraha
More Experiments In Dietetics Kasturba's Courage
Domestic Satyagraha Towards Self -Restraint
Fasting As Schoolmates
Literary Training Training Of The Spirit
Tares Among The Wheat Fasting As Penance
To Meet Gokhale My Part In The War
A Spiritual Dilemma Miniature Satyagraha
Gokhale's Charity Treatment of Pleurisy
Homeward Some Reminiscences Of The Bar
Sharp Practice? Clients Turned Co-Workers
How A Client Was Saved
PART V
The First Experience With Gokhale In Poona
Was It A Threat? Shantiniketan
Woes Of Third Class Passengers Wooing
Kumbha Mela Lakshman Jhula
Founding of The Ashram On The Anvil
Abolition Of Indentured Emigration The Stain Of Indigo
The Gentle Bihari Face To Face With Ahimsa
Case Withdrawn Methods Of Work
Companions Penetrating The Villages
When A Governor Is Good In Touch With Labour
A Peep Into The Ashram The Fast
The Kheda Satyagraha 'The Onion Thief'
End Of Kheda Satyagraha Passion For Unity
Recruiting Campaign Near Death's Door
The Rowlatt Bills And My Dilemma That Wonderful Spectacle!
That Memorable Week! - I That Memorable Week! - II
'A Himalayan Miscalculation' Navajivan And Young India
In The Punjab The Khilafat Against Cow Protection?
The Amritsar Congress Congress Initiation
The Birth Of Khadi Found At Last!
An Instructive Dialogue Its Rising Tide
At Nagpur Farewell