Mahatma Gandhi: The Untold Story|| A new short biography

Mahatma Gandhi: The untold story


Mahatma Gandhi is one of the most well-known figure in history. He is known for his advocacy of non-violence, civil disobedience, simple living and his leadership. However, there are many untold stories about Gandhi’s life and work.

In this blog post, we will explore some of the untold stories of Gandhi. We will learn about his early life, his time in South Africa, and his role in the Indian independence movement. Also learn about some of his lesser-known teachings and philosophies.

Mahatma Gandhi: The Untold Story

Early Life

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi as we known Mahatma Gandhi was born in Porbandar, Gujarat, India, on October 2, 1869. He was the youngest son of Karamchand Gandhi, and Putlibai Gandhi (she is the 4th wife of Karamchand Gandhi).

Gandhi’s early life was shaped by his Hindu faith and his parents’ emphasis on non-violence and truthfulness. He was also influenced by the Jain philosophy of ahimsa, or non-violence.

In 1887, Gandhi went to England to study law. He returned to India in 1891 and began practicing law in Bombay.

Time in South AfricaIn 1893, Gandhi was invited to South Africa to represent an Indian client in a court case. He stayed in South Africa for 21 years, where he became involved in the struggle of Indian immigrants against racial discrimination.

Gandhi led a number of protests and strikes against discrimination. He also developed his philosophy of non-violence, which he called satyagraha. Satyagraha is a Hindi word that means “truth force” or “soul force.” It is a nonviolent way of protesting against injustice and oppression.

Gandhi’s non violent protests were very successful in South Africa. They (South African) helped to end racial discrimination against Indian immigrants.

Role in the Indian Independence Movement

In 1915 (9 january), Gandhi returned to India from South Africa at the request of Gopal Krishna Gokhal. After that he was involved in the Indian independence movement. He led a number of protests and strikes against British rule. He also organized boycotts of British things & they started their salts.

Gandhi’s non violent protests were very effective in mobilizing the Indian people and bringing attention to the Indian independence movement. In 1947, India finally gained its independence from Britain after 250 years.

Lesser-Known Teachings and Philosophies

In addition to his advocacy of non-violence, Gandhi also had a number of other teachings and philosophies. Here are a few of them:

Simplicity: Gandhi believed that people should live simply and avoid material possessions. He himself lived a very simple life, even after he became famous.

Self-reliance: Gandhi believed that people should be self-reliant and not rely on others. He encouraged people to learn new skills and to be independent.

Harmony with nature: Gandhi believed that humans should live in harmony with nature. He advocated for vegetarianism and for using natural resources sustainably.

Equality: Gandh believed in equality for all people, regardless of their race, religion, or caste. He fought against all forms of discrimination and injustice.


Mahatma Gandhi was a truly remarkable man. He led the Indian independence movement through nonviolent means and helped to shape the modern world. His teachings and philosophies are still relevant today, and they continue to inspire people all over the world.

In addition to the above, here are some other untold stories about Mahatma Gandhi:

  • Gandhi was a voracious reader and was always carrying a book with him.
  • He was a great lover of animals and was a vegetarian.
  • Mahstma was a very skilled photographer and took many photos of his travels and experiences.
  • He was a very spiritual man and had a deep faith in God.He was a very humble man and never sought personal glory.
  • Mahatma Gandhi was a complex and fascinating man.
  • He was a great leader, a brilliant strategist, and a deeply spiritual person.
  • His legacy continues to inspire people all over the world.

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