Gandhi Research Foundation

Books

ABC of Gandhi: Published in 2008 and edited by Professor Narendra Sharma. The book is unique in its content and format, as Gandhiji’s ideals have been compiled in alphabetical order.

Gandhi Ganga: Published in 2008 and edited by Dr. M.B. Shah. The book is a collection of articles written by Gandhiji and his close associates like Acharya Vinoba Bhave, Millie Graham Polak, Kaka Kalelkar, Umashankar Joshi, Ghanshyam Das Birla, etc.

Aapale Gandhi: Published in 2009 and was translated in Marathi by Dr. M.B. Shah and Dr. Vishwas Patil. The title and essence of the book is ‘Our Gandhi’. It was originally written by a Gandhian scholar, Narayanbhai Desai, in Gujarati.

Sadhak Gandhi: Published in 2011, authored by Dr. Vishwas Patil. It portrays the contemplative and spiritual profile of Gandhiji’s persona.

Satyagrahi Gandhi: Published in 2011, and written by Dr. Vishwas Patil. True to its name, the theme and objective of the book is to highlight the Satyagraha (passive resistance) concept of Gandhiji and how he used it as an effective tool in his various struggles, beginning in South Africa and then taking root in the Indian Freedom struggle.

Samarpit Gandhi: Published in 2011 and written by Dr. Vishwas Patil. It portrays the undying dedication and commitment of the Mahatma towards his country and his countrymen.

M.G. Sant Sangati I: Published in 2012, and written by Dr. Vishwas Patil. This is an innovative work depicting the lives of like-minded associates of Gandhiji. One can say that they were the pious, spiritual companions of Gandhiji who shared and drew from his chaste and frugal life.

Gandhi Katha: One of Narayanbhai Desai’s major contributions to society is the Gandhi Katha or the life story of Gandhiji, told live from a dais. It is developed in a lyrical story-telling style and has become very popular for its simple yet effective manner of connecting with the masses. The GRF has undertaken the Hindi translation of this story in a book form. The compiling and editing was done by Dr. Yogendra Yadav.

Hruadhayachi Falnee: Published in 2017, written by Narayanbhai Desai in Gujarati ‘Jigarna Chira’, translated into Marathi by Dr. Vishwas Patil. In this book the author has focused on the Partition of the Subcontinent and has also clarified some misconceptions about Gandhiji.

Kaljayee Gandhiji: Published in 2017, written by Narayan Desai, and translated into Marathi by Dr. Vishwas Patil. The book gives insights into Gandhiji’s Satyagraha and other related issues.