By Amiya P. Sen

ISBN-10: 9384082937

ISBN-13: 9789384082932

Posterity has frequently judged Margaret Elizabeth Noble (1867-1911), larger often called Sister Nivedita in addition to her guru, Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902), in greatly alternative ways. Opinion is still 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 maybe by means of the truth that the Sister remained deeply devoted to the reminiscence of her grasp and his principles whilst she was once more and more attracted to a lifetime of lively politics, which, satirically, were forbidden through none except the grasp himself. even though, 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 hunt for private salvation and the collective emancipation of the loads. Arguably, their deep and abiding dedication to India and Indians creatively bridged such seeming changes. Coinciding together with her one 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 hide a wide range 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 major creation that reviews upon and contextualizes the choices included.

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