An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth - Part 4, Chapters 26-30 Summary & Analysis

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Part 4, Chapters 26-30 Summary

Gandhi's group tends to the wounded Zulus who otherwise would have had no one to care for them. Gandhi returns to the Phoenix settlement and again considers taking the brahmacharya vow. He eventually does take the vow in 1906. The group coins a term, Satyagraha, meaning passive resistance which will become their philosophy and way of operating. Gandhi holds a contest in the Indian Opinion for someone to name his philosophy of passive resistance. It is his nephew Maganlal Gandhi who offers the name of Satyagraha and wins the contest.

Gandhi begins his experiments with diet again, this time with fruit and grains and frequent fasting. His friend Hermann Kallenbach takes also participates in the diet. They both agree that people should eat only to keep the body going. Kasturbai becomes ill with bleeding and requires surgery. In Gandhi's absence...

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