Historical Who is Who

TAGORE, Debendranath

1817 - 1905
India
RELIGION

 

Hindu reformer, rejecting 'idolatrous' features in traditional culture and favouring social reform whilst reaffirming distinctive Hindu ideas which he expressed in the Brahmo Samaj organisation. He founded the Tattwabodhini Patrika (Truth Seeking News) journal which encouraged debate about issues in contemporary society, stressing the moral and spiritual aspects of personal development and promoted the education of women and the legalisation of widow remarriage.

Life

http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Debendranath+Tagore

http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Tagore,_Debendranath

http://www.thebrahmosamaj.net/founders/debendranath.html

Writings

Autobiography http://archive.org/stream/cu31924022953008/cu31924022953008_djvu.txt

Brahmo Dharma (True worship) http://www.thebrahmosamaj.net/liturgy/brahmodharma.html

Tattwabodhini Patrika http://www.indianetzone.com/54/tattwabodhini_patrika.htm

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