Raja Rammohan Roy

ISBN Number : 978-93-5024-835-5

Library Price : Rs.995

Library Dollar Price : 40$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2011

No. Of Pages : 275

Book Weight :534

About The Book

Raja Rammohan Roy was one of the greatest social reformers, India has ever produced. He was instrumental in eradicating social evils, likes Sati, Purdah and child marriage from the Indian soil. He was a staunch supporter of English education for Indians, to bring them in contact with the advanced scientific ideas of the West. The crowing achievement of his organizational efforts was the foundation of the `Brahmo Samaj`. He was hailed as the `Morning Star of the Indian Renaissance`. A towering personality, he was deeply versed in Indian thought and philosophy and was a scholar of Arabic, Persian, Sanskrit and English. He believed in a colourful culture, mixed with Hinduism and Islam. He made a comparative study of all the religions, prevailing over the world. Mughal Emperor Akbar II conferred upon him the title of `Raja` for the services rendered by him. He began his reforming activities by preaching the unity of all religions and guided Hinduism, towards modern age. Roy was one of the founders of the Indian press, being associated with several newspapers.

 

Book Content of Raja Rammohan Roy
Perface
1. An Illustrious Life
2. Multidimensional Career
3. Great Social Reformer
4. Religious Reformer
5. A Brilliant Scholar [His Views on Various Subjects]
6. Significant Speeches
7. Select Letters
8. Golden Words of the Raja
9. Great Life at a Glance
Appendices
Bibliography

About The Author

Dr. M.H. Syed, prolific writer and scholar in his own right, is a specialist in educational subjects. An academic to the core, he is totally devoted to research and serious writing. Of late, he has been focusing on various matters, concerning education. He has several books to his credit. In addition to the present work, he is currently engaged in a project on "Education for All." 

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