Category Archives: Religions in India

Rabindranath Tagore: Nobel Laureate and a Strong Member of the Brahmo Samaj

Rabindranath Tagore was the youngest son of the great Maharshi Debendranath Tagore. He was born on 7th May 1861 in Jorasanko, Kolkata. Rabindranath Tagore was a great writer, poet, songwriter, educator and philosopher. He reformed literature and music in his region. In 1913, he became the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. His two songs were chosen […Read More]

Keshub Chandra Sen (1838 – 1884): The Next Dominant Force in the Brahmo Samaj

The third phase in the Brahmo Samaj was dominated by Keshub Chandra Sen. He passed on a new vigor and delivered a new zeal into the Brahmo Samaj. Keshub Chandra Sen was a Bengali Hindu philosopher and social reformer who endeavored to integrate Christian theology within the structure of Hindu philosophy. In 1856, he became a member of the Brahmo […Read More]

Debendranath Tagore: The Second Pillar of the Brahmo Samaj

Debendranath Tagore is known as the second pillar of the Brahmo Samaj. He was a childhood companion of Rammohun Roy, one of the co-founders of Brahmo Samaj. In 1848, Debendranath wrote the book Brahmo Dharma which helped lay down the doctrines of the Brahmo Religion. It was under him the ceremonials rituals of the new religion were formulated. Tagore changed […Read More]

The Brahmo Samaj: India’s Most Impactful Religious Movement’s

The Brahmo Samaj is remembered till today as one of India’s most important and revolutionary religious movements and was responsible for heralding India into a modern era. Brahmo religion was founded in 1830 in Kolkata (then Calcutta), West Bengal and was founded by Debendranath Tagore (father of the legendary Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore) and Raja Ram Mohun Roy, as a […Read More]

Bihar's many religious places

In our previous blog, we took you through some of Bihar’s timeless wonders that can’t help but mesmerize anyone visiting the state. A land popular as the birthplace for two major religions… Buddhism and Jainism, Bihar is home to some interesting religious destinations, making it an ideal getaway for those looking at embarking on a spiritual quest. The seat of […Read More]

Religions in India: Diversity Meets Harmony?

India is the “land of spirituality and philosophy”. Religious Diversity and tolerance has been established in India by law as well as custom. Some of the world’s important religions like Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism, Buddhism etc originated in India. According to the Constitution of India, every citizen of India has the right to spread and worship any religion. Freedom of Religion […Read More]