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By Amiya P. Sen

ISBN-10: 9384082937

ISBN-13: 9789384082932

Posterity has frequently judged Margaret Elizabeth Noble (1867-1911), higher referred to as Sister Nivedita in addition to her guru, Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902), in commonly other ways. Opinion continues to be divided over even if the Swami was once extra a patriot than prophet and Nivedita’s biographers too have learn her lifestyles and paintings variously, aided might be by means of the truth that the Sister remained deeply dedicated to the reminiscence of her grasp and his rules at the same time she was once more and more attracted to a lifetime of lively politics, which, mockingly, have been forbidden by means of none except the grasp himself. despite the fact that, it is only as attainable that neither Vivekananda nor his so much illustrious disciple felt that there has been an innate clash among the non secular and the social, among the hunt for private salvation and the collective emancipation of the hundreds. Arguably, their deep and abiding dedication to India and Indians creatively bridged such seeming modifications. Coinciding along 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. definitely annotated, those choices conceal a big selection of topics, starting from the schooling of Indian ladies, Hindu faith and mythology to concerns born of the burgeoning Indian nationalism of the days. there's additionally a sizeable creation that reviews upon and contextualizes the choices included.

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