An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth - Part 3, Chapters 6-10 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Chapters 6-10 Summary

Due to the generosity of Mr. Rustoraji, they open a charity hospital in which Gandhi serves as a nurse for a few hours a day. The Gandhi's have two more sons that are delivered at the hospital. Gandhi, of course, studies the subject of child upbringing. He attributes the good health of his children to his studies. Gandhi doesn't want more children and considers taking the vow of brahmacharya but fails twice, so he looks into contraception. He is told that self-control is the best way. Eventually, in 1906, he takes the vow and his wife does not oppose it. He later looks back on his years of living under the vow as a time of pleasure and joy. Part of the vow of the Brahman is dietary. Gandhi lives happily on a diet of fruits and nuts. Later he finds that he needs...

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