Amiya P. Sen's An Idealist in India: Selected Writings and Speeches of PDF

By Amiya P. Sen

ISBN-10: 9384082937

ISBN-13: 9789384082932

Posterity has usually judged Margaret Elizabeth Noble (1867-1911), higher often called Sister Nivedita in addition to her guru, Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902), in greatly alternative ways. Opinion continues to be divided over even if the Swami used to be extra a patriot than prophet and Nivedita’s biographers too have learn her existence and paintings variously, aided probably by way of the truth that the Sister remained deeply devoted to the reminiscence of her grasp and his rules whilst she was once more and more interested in a lifetime of energetic politics, which, ironically, were forbidden by way of none except the grasp himself. notwithstanding, it's only as attainable that neither Vivekananda nor his such a lot illustrious disciple felt that there has been an innate clash among the non secular and the social, among the search for private salvation and the collective emancipation of the loads. Arguably, their deep and abiding dedication to India and Indians creatively bridged such seeming alterations. Coinciding along with her a hundred and fiftieth beginning anniversary, the current Anthology places jointly in a convenient, commemorative quantity, consultant speeches and writings of Sister Nivedita. certainly annotated, those decisions conceal a big selection of matters, starting from the schooling of Indian ladies, Hindu faith and mythology to matters born of the burgeoning Indian nationalism of the days. there's additionally a great creation that reviews upon and contextualizes the decisions included.

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