Aesthetics of Gandhi
Gandhi’s thoughts are studied around the globe. He time and again confessed that one of the major elements that transformed his life is literature. Gandhi\\\'s ideas on aesthetics is an important part of his philosophy. It is also true that a part of his philosophy has grown up through his taste for art and literature. This book deals with the Gandhian understanding of art, literature and beauty and his interpretation of genres of art and literature including architecture, painting, music, theatre, folklore, craft, etc. The readers will also be acquainted to Gandhi\\\'s remark on a large number of artists and literateurs which include such varied icons as Kabir, Gorky, Bankim, Tolstoy, Tulsidas, Ruskin, Swift, Tagore, Bidyasagar, Keats, Tennyson, Iqbal, Carlyle, Valmiki, Kipling, Kalidas, Wordsworth, Russel, Shakespeare, Aesop, Bethoven, Milton, Tchechov, Rolland, Bernard Shaw, Rumi, etc.