Author: Swami AbhedanandaPublisher: Sri Ramakrishna MathYear: 2000Language: EnglishPages: 182ISBN/UPC (if available): N/A
In this neat volume the learned Swami has depicted the national life of India with the outlook and precision of a true historian. His able marshalling of facts in their correct perspective throws a flood of light on the various aspects of Indian life, culture and civilization. The volume is an exposition of India – ancient, mediaeval and modern. It covers the Indian life not only in its practical ways. It is an all-round account of India and her people. The Foreigners or Indians, who will feel an interest to know about India proper, will be highly helped by this work of supreme importance.
SubjectPreface to the sixth and Seventh editionsPreface to the Fifth editionPreface to the Fourth editionPreface by the AuthorIntroductionChapter I – The Prevailing Philosophy of To-dayChapter II – The Religion of India To-dayChapter III – The Social Status of the Indian People – Their System of CasteChapter IV – Political Institutions of IndiaChapter V – Education in IndiaChapter IV – The Influence of India on Western Civilization and the Influence of Western Civilization on IndiaChapter VII – Women’s Place in Hindu ReligionAppendix I – Prehistoric Indus CivilizationAppendix II – India Art in All Its PhasesAppendixes I & II Written by Swami PrajnananandaIndexSome Contemporary Press Reviews