Saints, Reformers and Pioneers

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 3 Oct 2013 Rare Photographs
"I maintain that truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect. That is my point of view, and I adhere to that absolutely and unconditionally. Truth, being limitless, unconditioned, unapproachable by any path whatsoever, cannot be organi... Read More
 3 Oct 2013 Rare Photographs
Jiddu Krishnamurti during the annual Star Camp at Ommen, the Netherlands, on August 3, 1929.

Break with the past:

Over the next few years, Krishnamurti's new vision and consciousness continued to develop. New concepts appeared in his talks, discussions, and correspondence, together with an evol... Read More
 2 Oct 2013 Video
Movie:
The Making of the Mahatma
Directed by Shyam Benegal
Written by Fatima Meer
Released in 1996

The Making of the Mahatma (1996) is joint Indian - South African produced film, directed by Shyam Benegal, about the early life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi during his 21 years in South Africa. Th... Read More
 1 Oct 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Mrs. Besant and the Alcyone Case
By Veritas
Published by Goodwin & Co. in Mylapore, Madras - 1913

Foreword:

This book is published with a view to assist Mr. G. Narayaniah to pay the heavy costs of the trial instituted by him in the High Court of Madras for the recovery of ... Read More
 1 Oct 2013 Rare Photographs
Jiddu Krishnamurti (left) in conversation while the Theosophical Star Camp in Ommen, Netherlands, 1926.

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 1 Oct 2013 Rare Photographs
Dr.Annie Besant, President of the Theosophical Society, speaks at the Theosophists Star Camp in Ommen, Netherlands, in 1926. Inset: Rukmini Devi Arundale.

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 1 Oct 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Annie Besant - An autobiography
Published by T. Fisher Unwin, London - 1893


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Annie Besant (née Wood)
by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, circa 1890
6 1/2 in. x 4 7/8 in. (165 mm x 123 ... Read More
 1 Oct 2013 Rare Photographs
Dr. Annie Besant (born 1st October 1847), English philosopher and feminist in a chat with a fellow member in the Theosophists Star Camp in Ommen, Netherlands, 1926. Besant was president of the Theosophical Society.

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 14 Sep 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Exposition of the practical operation of the Judicial and Revenue Systems of India - and of the general character and condition of its native inhabitants, as submitted in evidence to the authorities in England
By Raja Rammohun Roy
Published by Smith, Elder & Co., London - 1832
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 14 Sep 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Life and Letters of Raja Rammohun Roy
Compiled and edited by Sophia Dobson Collet and completed by a friend
Second edition edited by Hem Chandra Sarkar
Published in Calcutta - 1914


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 14 Sep 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Hindu Widow Re-Marriage & Other Tracts
By Mahatma Gandhi
Published in 1920


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Pandita Ramabai Sarasvati - Pioneer in the movement for the education of the child-widow of India
By C... Read More
 13 Sep 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Life of Dr. Anandabai Joshee - A kinswoman of the Pundita Ramabai
By Mrs. Caroline Healey Dall
Published by Roberts Brothers, Boston - 1888


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 13 Sep 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Pandita Ramabai Sarasvati - Pioneer in the movement for the education of the child-widow of India
By Clementina Butler
Published by Fleming H. Revell Company, New York - 1922


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 9 Feb 2013 Article/Essay
Essay:
Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray:
An epitome of scientific attitude and human values
By Soumitro Banerjee

Prafulla Chandra’s unique contribution: The history of chemistry in India

From his childhood, Prafulla Chandra was interested in history, and as a chemist it was natural to be cur... Read More
 29 May 2010 Rare BOOKS
Full and authentic report of the Tilak trial. (1908.)
Being the only authorised verbatim account of the whole proceedings with introduction and character sketch of Bal Gangadhar Tilak together with press opinion.
Published by N.C.Kelkar
Editor - The Mahratta - September 1908

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