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This Was Bapu
[One Hundred and Fifty Anecdotes relating to Mahatma Gandhi]
Compiled by : R. K. Prabhu
First Edition : July 1954

Printed and Published by :
Navajivan Mudranalaya, Ahemadabad-380014 (INDIA)
© Navajivan Trust, 1954

Foreword A Dream of Death
The Salt of Life A Parting Gift
The Lion and The Lamb His Religion
When G. B. S. visited Gandhiji A Birthday Message
Drink Evil The Birthday Purse
Secret of Success Is the World getting better?
"What of you?" The Black Cat
Birthday Message to Tagore Mahatma and The Capitalist
"Wild Man of God" Good-Bye to Tea!
In Buckingham Palace Life Insurance
A Cabinman's Ruse The Power of the prayer
"Ask Ba" His Sense of Humour
"The Light of the World" Violence preferred to Cowardice
A laugh at himself "Not An F.T.S."
His daily bill of fare "Price of freedom is Death"
"Bande Mataram" Like the True Yogi
A Retort Courteous "Welcome" Or "Unwelcome"?
Postman before Premier A race in paternity
The secret of his power Man and Machine
A Missionary's Zeal Origin of 'Gandhi Cap'
Mahatmaji tickled to laughter Harijan Seva
The Mahatma and the Mirror The Poor Man's Remedy
Iqbal's Tribute Eid Greetings to Quide-I-Azam
A Tribute to Ba Gandhiji's Minus Fours
Power of Silence "Gandhi Cigarettes"
A Humiliating Spectacle A Present from Maulana Mohammed Ali
Christ Recrucified Retort to a Scientist
His "Womanliness" A Certificate from Gokhale
"Nothing Too Small For Him" "Are You A Mahatma?"
Little Heroines of India No Temple For Gandhiji
Prayers Against Atom Bombs "More Beautiful Than All Ornaments"
Bapu's Humanity "They Ought To Execute Him"
"My Darkest Hour" Don'ts for Receptionists
His Little Friends Floored!
No Use for Looking-Glass A Poor Woman's Gift
In Defence of National Dress The Gandhi 'Talisman'
A Rebuke to Students The Adobe of Hapiness
Kindred Spirits 'Liars All'
How to serve your country Gandhi and Thoreau
An Object-lesson in Ahimsa An invitation to commit Harakiri
A Jail Experience Ramanama as a Charm
Who are the 'Unclean'? Gandhiji and The Communists
"Non-violent" Honey The Kali Temple
"World's Most Colossal Experiment" Bapu and Ba
A Message to Maulana Mohammed Ali Punishes himself for others' sins
"Prisoner No. 1739" Press Fabrications
Origin of his Lion Cloth "They deserve the crown"
Duel with a Doctor Bapu The Miser
Gandhiji as Adyar The Will and the Deed
A Namashrudra's Faith "The Strange Man from South Africa"
A Promise Kept "With Love" to detectives
A Pataudi Story Silent Speech to Press
"A Delicious Lie" He wouldn't copy
The Troublesome Tooth The Sola Hat
A Lesson in Correct Living A Rebuke to Banias
A Newspaper Hoax A Promise to his mother
A British Nurse's Taunt "Pray for me"
Unforgetful Memories Bapu Apologizes
With The Lepers In defence of Kasturba
The fallen sisters A Word to Lakshmi
Bapu's Ahimsa in action 'The British Bania'
Origin of name 'Harijan' Harijan work for students
His 'Daughters' 'Uncle Gandhi'
Mahatma's death reconciles mother and daughter Death of his spiritual son
"I am still a student" A Tragedy
An interview with Gandhiji A sermon on trifles
Experiments with uncooked food Origin of Mass Prayers
"Have I property" Rights and Duties
Mahatma Gandhi's Courtesy A walk with children
Guru and Chela All Life is one
In the Lion's Den God in Action
"The Prince of Beggars" An Early Example of Bapu's Ahimsa
An Ideal Prisoner The "Half-Naked", "Seditious Fakir"
All over beef tea and salt A 'Jivanmukta' in the role of Scavenger
Gandhi-Romain Rolland Meeting Rebuke to a Journalistic 'Son'
"Stabling Truth" Lessons in Journalistic Ethics
Some Typical Letters of Gandhiji Gandhiji's Favourite Hymns