Swami Akhandananda's sevavratra (vow of service) and the earliest expressions of service to humanity in the Ramakrishna Math and Mission

Beckerlegge, Gwilym (2000). Swami Akhandananda's sevavratra (vow of service) and the earliest expressions of service to humanity in the Ramakrishna Math and Mission. In: Copley, A ed. Gurus and Their Followers : New Religious Reform Movements in Colonial India. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia: Oxford University Press, pp. 59–82.

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Abstract

This volume assembles a collection of essays on the new religious reform movements that swept India in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. One general account, exploring the theme of religious leadership, provides a context for specialized essays on the Brahmo Samaj, the Ramakrishna Mission, The Arya Samaj, the Ahmadiya movement and the Theosophists.

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  • 0-19-564958-3, 978-0-19-564958-1
  • Keywords
  • gurus; India; religion
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  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
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