INVOCATION – November 2019

Prayer ought to be considered as the beginning of religious life – the key to the Kingdom of God. – Keshub Chandra Sen *   *   *   *   * I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit. – Khalil Gibran *   *   *   *   * Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose Read More …

Editorial – November 2019

Whenever we talk of the month of November – we invariably think of the nineteenth day of the month which is the birthdate of the greatest and most powerful social reformer of the nineteenth century. John Stevens in his latest book writes “his visit to England made him a celebrity. Many Britons regarded him as a prophet of world-historical significance.” It is Kehsub Chandra Sen – a deeply devout person, a brilliant orator, a saint and a social reformer. Keshub Read More …

The Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi

By Prof. Santanu Sen More than seventy years have elapsed since the assassination of the leader of the Indian anti-imperialist movement, Mohan Das Karam Chand Gandhi. The years of dramatic struggle to liberate the great nation from the colonial yoke are becoming part of increasingly remote history. The passions about the appraisal of the extraordinary particularly in the European eye and controversial figure of the ”Rebellious Fakir” as Winston Churchill the British Prime Minister a vehement opponent  of decolonisation described Read More …

UNIFICATION OF THREE SAMAJES

[Published in Brahmo Public Opinion, March,1879] Babu Raj Narain Bose’s letter, which our readers will find in the correspondence column, raises a very important question for the consideration of Brahmo Samajes in Calcutta is a “consummation to be devoutly wished for”. No one for one moment will question. But how far this is possible in the present state of affairs is rather a difficult question. The letter set out in our respected correspondent’s communication, deserve more than a passing notice, Read More …