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By Amiya P. Sen

ISBN-10: 9384082937

ISBN-13: 9789384082932

Posterity has frequently judged Margaret Elizabeth Noble (1867-1911), greater referred to as Sister Nivedita in addition to her guru, Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902), in extensively 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 lifestyles and paintings variously, aided possibly by way of the truth that the Sister remained deeply devoted to the reminiscence of her grasp and his rules at the same time she was once more and more interested in a lifetime of energetic politics, which, mockingly, were forbidden by way of none except the grasp himself. even if, it is only as attainable that neither Vivekananda nor his so much illustrious disciple felt that there has been an innate clash among the religious 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 adjustments. Coinciding together with her a hundred and fiftieth delivery anniversary, the current Anthology places jointly in a convenient, commemorative quantity, consultant speeches and writings of Sister Nivedita. certainly annotated, those choices conceal a big selection of matters, starting from the schooling of Indian girls, Hindu faith and mythology to matters born of the burgeoning Indian nationalism of the days. there's additionally a important advent that reviews upon and contextualizes the choices included.

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