Gandhi, the Man - Study Guide The Way of Love Summary & Analysis

Eknath Easwaran
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Easwaran opens his chapter describing the Way of Love by recounting the story of a transformative trip Gandhi took by train departing Maritzburg, South Africa. He was in his first year there in service to Dada Abdulla, and was riding in a first class compartment. When a British passenger discovered him there, he demanded that Gandhi move to third class. Gandhi refused, telling him that he had a ticket for this compartment and had every right to stay. The passenger summoned the police, and they left Gandhi sitting alone at Maritzburg Station, stunned at such overt racial abuse. He made the determination then and there that he would stay in South Africa and fight this injustice in whatever way he could.

It would be thirteen years from that day that Gandhi's determination would blossom into inspiration to organize his...

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