Born Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the great man who fought for the freedom of India by non-violence, is popularly referred to as Mahatma- meaning a great soul. The title of Mahatma was conferred on him by Rabindranath Tagore, of which it is said that he was not comfortable with. He has been the most distinct and unusual leader ever to walk on the face of the earth. He followed and spread the ideals of fasting or satyagraha, non-violence or ahimsa and simplicity among his followers. The man, who had made the whole country respond to his call, has been much talked and written about. For those people who would like to know more about the life of Mahatma Gandhi, here is the list of 7 best books which would provide you enough information from different sources.