Author: Sri Aurobindo
Publisher: DAV Publication Division
ISBN/UPC (if available): N/A
This small book has special significance because its three subjects as well as its author are all of them shining stars in India’s religion-cultural and political awakening of the nineteenth and early twentieth century’.
Swami Dayananda and his Arya Samaj was and has been the most successful of all renaissance movements, which not only contributed in a relatively big way to the freedom movement of Indian National Congress, in the special phase inspired and led by Mahatma Gandhi in particular, but is still running strong in the post-Independence era of reconstruction of the Indian nation.
Bankim Chandra Chatterjee gave us the soulful mantra of Bande Mataram through his well known novel, Anand Math, which helped greatly in generating and marshalling the spirit of freedom in the whole country for the first time.
Bal Gangadhar Tilak was the first Indian leader who acquired an all-India importance and fame and succeeded in transforming the Indian National Congress as an instrument of freedom from a body of the British faithful using it for the foreign rulers’ own purposes.
1. Swami Dayanand
Social Reformer and interpreter of the Vedas
2. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
The FirstAll-India Leader of Freedom Movement
3. Rishi Bankim Chandra
The Great Writer who gave India her National Song