My Religion : Complete Book Online

 

 

RELIGION

My Religion


Written by : M. K. Gandhi

Compiled and Edited by : Bharatan Kumarappa

First Edition : December 1955

Price : Rs. 40/-

ISBN 81-7229-169-8


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

Navajivan Trust, 1968

 


  Editor's Note

  To The Reader

SECTION ONE : WHAT I MEAN BY RELIGION

  Definition of Religion

  The Central Place of Morality

SECTION TWO : THE SOURCES OF MY RELIGION

  At Home

  While at School

  As a student in England

  Raychandbhai

  In South Africa

 

SECTION THREE : I RESPECT ALL RELIGIONS

  All Religions lead to God

  My attitude to the scriptures of other religions

  One's Own Religion

  Christianity

  Buddhism

  Islam

  Theosophy

  Spiritualism

  Superiority and Inferiority of Religions

  Conversion

  The better way

 

SECTION FOUR : MY FAITH IN GOD

  God Is

  The nature of God

  God in my experience

  The Inner Voice

SECTION FIVE : MY RELIGION IN PRACTICE

  Religion of Love

  Love expressing itself in Self-sacrificing

  Love in opposition to wrong

  Love in relating to the Animal World

SECTION SIX : AIDS TO THE PRACTICE OF MY RELIGION

  Fasting and Prayer

  Ashram Vows

SECTION SEVEN : THE GOALS OF MY RELIGION

  Religion to pervade all spheres of life

  In the Social Sphere

  In the Economic Sphere

  In the Political Sphere

SECTION EIGHT : MY HINDUISM

  Renunciation and dedication its essence

  Temple and Idol-worship

  Incarnation

  Varna and Caste

  Untouchability

  Cow Protection

  What I value in Hinduism

  Conclusion

  Non-English words with their meanings