THE SELECTED WORKS OF MAHATMA GANDHI

The Voice of Truth

Vol. 5

Written by : M. K. Gandhi

General Editor : Shriman Narayan

ISBN 81-7229-008-X


Published by : Shantilal H. Shah
Navajivan Trust, Ahemadabad-380014 India

 

Printed by : N. M. Kothari at Rang Bharati,

Todi Estate, Sun Mill Compound, Lower Parel, Bombay-400013 India

 


© Navajivan Trust, 1969
 


  Foreword

 PART I : SOME FAMOUS SPEECHES 

  Benaras Hindu University Speech

  Statement in the The Great Trial of 1922

  On the Eve of Historic Dandi March

  Speech At The Round Table Conference

  The ‘Quit India’ Speeches

  Speech Before Inter-Asian Relations Conference

  Speech On The Eve Of The Last Fast

 

 PART II : SELECTIONS 

SECTION I : Truth, World and Man

  Truth and God

  Life and God

  God In Nature

  Man and His Destiny

  Self-Discipline

  An Ideal Man

SECTION I : Means and Ends

  Means and Ends

  The Meaning of Non-violence

  The Law of Human Species

  The Power of Non-violence

  Qualities of Votaries of Non-violence

  Non-violence and Cowardice

  What is Satyagraha

  Qualifications and Training of a Satyagrahi

  Non-co-operation

  Civil Disobedience

  Fasting in Satyagraha

  Satyagrahi Leader

  Satyagraha in the face of Riots and Aggression

 

SECTION III : Comparative Ideologies

  On Sarvodaya

  On Socialism

  On Communism

  On Marx

SECTION IV : One World

  Nationalism and Internationalism

  Different Races are different branches of one tree

  Atom Bomb

  Disarmament

  World Federation

    World of Tomorrow

SECTION V : Religion and Culture

  The Essential Unity of all Religions

  Civilization and Culture

SECTION VI : Art, Literature and Science

  On Art

  On Literature and Journalism

  On Science

 

SECTION VII : Economic Ideas

  Economics and Ethics

  Supremacy of Man : Full Employment

  Plain Living and High Thinking

  Dignity of Labour : Bread Labour

  Swadeshi

  Economic Equality

  Decentralised Economy

  Village Communities

  Self-Sufficiency

  Co-operation

  Trusteeship

  The Evil of Industrialism

  The Place of Machinery

  Khadi and Hand-spinning

  Village Industries

 

SECTION VIII : Labour Relations

  The Ideal of Labour Relations

  The Rights and Duties of Labour

  Strikes

  Landlord and Tenant

  Is Class War Inevitable?

 

SECTION IX : Political Ideas

  Politics and Religion

  The State of Enlightened Anarchy

  The Individual is Supreme

  Swaraj

  True Democracy

  Decentralisation

  Village Panchayats

  Parliamentary Democracy

  Franchise and Voters

  The Seat of Real Power

  Legislatures

  Majority and Minority

  A code of Conduct for Governors and Ministers

  The Popular Ministers

  The Police, Crimes and Jails

 

SECTION X : Social Ideas

  The Social Ideal

  Fourfold Division of Society and Four Stages of Life

  The Role and Status of Woman

  The Ideal of Marriage

  Children

  Birth Control

SECTION XI : Basic Education and Students

  Basic Education

  Medium of Education

  To Students

 

SECTION XII : Unto This Last

  Unto This Last

  Adivasis

  Landless Labour and Harijans

 

  Glossary

  Sources