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By Amiya P. Sen

Posterity has usually judged Margaret Elizabeth Noble (1867-1911), larger often called Sister Nivedita in addition to her guru, Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902), in greatly 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 existence and paintings variously, aided might be through the truth that the Sister remained deeply devoted to the reminiscence of her grasp and his principles while she was once more and more attracted to a lifetime of energetic politics, which, sarcastically, were forbidden by means of none except the grasp himself. notwithstanding, it is only as attainable that neither Vivekananda nor his such a lot 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 adjustments. Coinciding together 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 disguise a wide range of topics, starting from the schooling of Indian ladies, Hindu faith and mythology to matters born of the burgeoning Indian nationalism of the days. there's additionally a noticeable advent that reviews upon and contextualizes the choices included.

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