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Samachar Darpan , the first vernacular paper in India was started during the period of
Which of the following earned the epithet “Liberator of the Indian Press’?
Which of the following was the first to impose censorship on the press in India?
The first step taken by the British government for the spread of modern education was taken in
Who argued that ‘Oriental learning was completely inferior to European learning’?
The first mefor extension of British-Indian territory took place dirung the time of
The aim of the Asiatic Society was
The Asiatic Society founded in 1784 by Sir. William Jones was a unique institution having served as a fountainhead of all literary and scientific activities. It was visualised as a centre for Asian studies including everything concerning man and nature within the geographical limits of the continent. It’s aim was to rediscover India’s glorious past.
The famous ‘1835 minute’ on education is associated with
Shome Prakash’ was started by
The silver coins of the Gupta period were known as
The ‘Sadharan Brahmo Samaj’ was founded in
The Prathna Samaj was founded in Bombay in 1867. Its founder was
The Prathana Samaj laid stress on
The correct answer is option (E).The Prarthana Samaj adhered to the tradition of Bhakti that believed in spiritual equality of all castes. Established in 1867 at Bombay, the Prarthana Samaj sought to remove caste restrictions, abolish child marriage, encourage the education of women, and end the ban on widow remarriage. Its religious meetings drew upon Hindu, Buddhist and Christian texts.
Who opined “the rigidities of the caste system has been the source of want of unity among us”?
Who remarked “Rammohan was the only person in his time, in the whole world of man, to realise completely the significance of the Modern Age”?
Which of the following evolved a new teachnique of teaching Sanskrit and wrote a Bengali primer which is used till this day
Who said “What we see around us today is a fallen nation - a nation whose primitive greatness lies buried in ruins”?
The activities of which society spread to South India as a result of the efforts of the Telegu reformer, Versalingam?
The great rationalist thinker G.G. Agarkar, who was against false glorification of India’s past came from
Who repudiated the doctrine that the Vedic scriptures were infallible?
Who again and again emphasised that there were many roads to God and salvation and that service of man was service of god, for man was the embodiment of god
Swami vivekanand , his original name Narendra datta (1862-1902). He subscribed vedanta which he considered a fully rational system with a superior approach.in 1893 parliament of religions held at Chicago where he made great impression on people by his learned interpretations. spread the message of Ramakrishna's. In 1897 he founded Rama Krishna mission for humanitarian relief and social work.
Who wrote “For our own motherland a junction of the two great systems, Hinduism and Islam...is the only hope“ ?
Swami Vivekanand founded the Ramakrishna mission to carry on humanitarian relief and social work in
Arrange the following chronologically:
I. The Bethune School
II. The Prarthana Samaj
III. The Tatvabodhini Samaj
IV. The Ramakrishna Mission
The Arya Samaj, founded in 1875 by Swami Dayanand Saraswati, undertook the task of reforming Hinduism in
According to Swami Dayanand, which of the following were full of false teachings?
Swami Dayanand regarded the Vedas as infallible. This gave his teachings an orthodox colouring. Why?
Swami Dayanand’s approach had a rationalist aspect because
Which of the following was not criticized by the Arya Samaj?
Which is true about the Arya Samaj?