Emancipation of Women: For countless centuries women in India had been subordinated to men and socially oppressed. In addition, Hindu reformers invariably confined their praise of the Indian past to its ancient period. By this action he saved the country from invasion by foreign forces. Swami Vivekananda is known for his inspiring speech at the Parliament of the World's Religions at Chicago on 11 September, 1893, where he introduced Hindu philosophy to the west. Stop not till you reach your goal! Sayyid Ahmad Khan was helped by a band of loyal followers who are collectively described as the Aligarh School. The Theosophical Society: The Theosophical Society was founded in the United States by Madam H.
Therefore, if we accept that part of our lives which belongs to God, then undoubtedly in consideration of the fact that we both belong to the same country, we are a nation, and the progress and welfare of the country, and both of us, depend on our unity, mutual sympathy, and love, while our mutual disagreement, obstinacy and opposition and ill-feeling are sure to destroy us. Increasingly, Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs and Parsis, and later on lower-caste Hindus who had been influenced by the reform movements tended to be different from one another. The Hindu Succession Act of 1956 made the daughter an equal co-heir with the son. He looked upon it as a major instrument for the spread of modern ideas in the country. Of course many visible and invisible obstacles still remain in putting the principle of the equality of sexes into practice. They believed that Western Science and education were essential for India.
Socialist center founded by Robert Owen to be self-sufficient and existing without currency. The basis of each of these reforms was to revive traditional in the state. Women played an active and important role in the struggle for freedom. Bhandarkar were the two great leaders of the Samaj. In his earlier poetry, he extolled patriotism, though later he encouraged Muslim separatism.
Only A and C are correct 2. This event proved a turning point in his life. Social Reformers of India Raja Ram Mohan Roy Raja Ram Mohan Roy At the beginning of 19th century, India was plagued by various social evils such as Sati pratha, Caste system, Religious superstitions etc. Only A and C are correct 2. Where no such well or tank existed, he had to drink dirty water from ponds and irrigation canals. The word theosophy came from two Greek words, theos and Sophia which means God and wisdom.
A ruler should not be an autocrat or impose his whims and caprices over the people. We are together in life and death; living in India both of us have changed our blood, the colour of our bodies has become the same, our features have become similar; the Musalmans have adopted numerous Hindu customs, the Hindus have accepted many Muslim traits of conduct, we became so fused that we developed the new language of Urdu, which was neither our language nor that of the Hindus. He was a renowned Sanskrit scholar and became the Principal of the Sanskrit College in 1851. In 1826, at the age of 17, he joined the Hindu College as a teacher and taught there till 1831. Lower caste and untouchable person who were not touched or treated by doctors or vaidya and died due to lack of medicine and care by their love ones.
Brahmo Samaj: The Brahmo tradition of Raja Rammohun Roy was carried forward after 1843 by Devendranath Tagore, who also repudiated the doctrine that the Vedic scriptures were infallible, and after 1866 by Keshub Chandra Sen. They recognised the doctrine of the transmigration of the soul. He worked for abolishing several social stigmas such as child marriage and Casteism. It emphasized that — 1. Rockefeller's ruthless business practices, often first appeared in the new mass circulation magazines, such as McClure's and Cosmopolitan, and were later published as books. The reforms which Dayanand carried on through the Arya Samaj are certainly memorable.
Lala Hans raj played a leading part in this effort. Through his speeches, Vivekananda explained Hindu philosophy and clarified the wrong notions that prevailed in Western countries about the Hindu religion and Indian culture. Schools for girls were set up. Knowledge unaccompanied by action in the actual world in which we live was useless, he said. If religion did not change with time, it would become fossilized as had happened in India. He could not enter the Hindu temples or study the shastras.
Sudhi Movement: Dayanand was deeply moved by the conversion of the Hindus to the Christianity or Islam. It gave the rising urban middle classes more political power, while sharply reducing the power of the low-population districts controlled by rich families. Progressives also wanted to limit how long women could work, arguing that long hours in a factory were detrimental to a woman's well being. He also spoke vehemently against child marriage and polygamy. Age of consent Act came in 1891 which forbade the marriage of girls below age of 12. He died on 29 July 1891 in Calcutta.