Since Mahatma Gandhi dropped his anti-British disobedience campaign and turned to such a forlorn cause as abolishing Untouchability, more and more of India's Hindus have turned away from him. In 1930 when he was all India's idol and a prisoner in the Poona jail, he whiled away the time translating from Sanskrit into English hymns from the Upanishads and other Sanskrit scriptures and from the Bhakti poets. Last week Macmillan Co. published his Songs From Prison. Samples:
God is the bow,
Man's spirit the arrow,
God again is the target: Shoot straight,...