Social and Religious Reform Movements in the 19th Century
foundation of Brahmo Samaj by Ram mohan Roy and the role played by Maharishi
Debendranath Tagore and Keshab Chandra Sen in carrying forward the Brahmo Samaj
activities after Roy’s death are discussed.
contribution of M.G. Ranade and Prarthana Samaj with which he was associated
attempts made by Arya Samaj under the aegis of Swami Dayanad Saraswati to
reform Hinduism as well as to win converts to the Hindu fold are highlighted.
radical reformer Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar and his strivings for women’s cause
role of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and his disciple Swami Vivekananda in the
transformation of Hinduism is explained.
work done by Jyotiba Phule in Maharashtra and IyotheeThassar in Tamilnadu to
obtain social justice for the marginalized and the deprived sections of the
population is reviewed.
but not proved ொசல்லப்படும்
Ecstatic: in a
state of extreme happiness பபரவசமான
Voluminous: bulky அதிகப பபரிமாணமுள்ள
Reiterated: repeat a
statement for emphasis வலியுறுத்துதல
practice of worshipping idols உருவ வழிபாொடு
Tract: a small
booklet சிறு நூல