• Michael N. Nagler of the University of California, Berkley, provides the forward for the book.
• He cites all of the fields in which Gandhi inspired revolution, and then points to his very inauspicious beginnings and asks how his life was possible; Nagler points to Eknath Easwaran as the perfect man to tell Gandhi's life story.
• Easwaran went to Sevagram to watch Ghandi and to learn the secret of his power.
• Easwaran's lifelong dedication to meditation took on a new life as he strove to embody the principals of the Bhagavad Gita in the same way he had seen them made real in the person of Gandhi.
• Easwaran describes the contrast between Gandhi as a youth and Gandhi as the world-changing figure he was to become.
• Gandhi as a boy was a shy, underachieving student deeply devoted to his family growing up at the height of...
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