Celibacy and dating
It was no secret that Mohandas Gandhi had an unusual sex life.
He spoke constantly of sex and gave detailed, often provocative, instructions to his followers as to how to they might best observe chastity.
who is making daily and steady progress towards God and whose every act is done in pursuance of that end and no other." That is, he could do whatever he wished, so long as there was no apparent "lustful intention".Two years later, as his father lay dying, Gandhi left his bedside to have sex with Kasturba. The young man compounded his grief with guilt that he had not been present, and represented his subsequent revulsion towards "lustful love" as being related to his father's death.However, Gandhi and Kasturba's last child wasn't born until fifteen years later, in 1900.Devdas, Gandhi's son, accompanied Manu to Delhi station where he took the opportunity of instructing her to keep quiet.Questioned in the 1970s, Sushila revealingly placed the elevation of this lifestyle to a brahmacharya experiment was a response to criticism of this behaviour.
Gandhi was born in the Indian state of Gujarat and married at 13 in 1883; his wife Kasturba was 14, not early by the standards of Gujarat at that time.