Category Archives: Bengal Renaissance

Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das

Alipore, 1909 My appeal to you therefore is that a man like this who is being charged with the offences imputed to him stands not only before the bar in this Court but stands before the bar of the High … Continue reading

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Bhagini Nivedita

To not a few of us, the words of Swami Vivekananda came as living water to men perishing of thirst. Many of us had been conscious for years past of that growing uncertainty and despair with regard to Religion, which … Continue reading

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Punya Tithi of Swami Vivekananda

4th of July, 1902 The day America was celebrating it’s Independence Day. It was the day a great soul would pass away into Mahasamadhi. Swami Vivekananda, a spiritual genius of commanding intellect and power who crammed immense labor and achievement … Continue reading

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S.N.Bose-The God Particle

Dhaka¬† University, 1921 The University had just started functioning, the masters class in Physics was in progress. The reader taking up the class decided to enliven it a bit, by taking up a problem that was at the centerpoint of … Continue reading

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Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

A young officer was travelling to another place to listen to a lecture, at a village, somewhere in Bengal, during the late 19th century. The train reached its destination and the officer was looking for a coolie to carry his … Continue reading

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