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    Posted by Ishita on May 22, 2021 at 12:51 pm

    Who is the founder of Brahmo Somaj ?What is the significance of it? What movement did it take? Explain briefly.

    Soniya replied 3 years ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
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  • Soniya

    May 27, 2021 at 1:59 am
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    During the 19th century in India immense intellectual awakening of the people began to happen. This was because of the impact of Western education and thoughts that were propagated by the British. Also some intellectual people of the society were very tired with the social evils that were prevalent during that time. They wanted to put a ban on such social evils that were harmful for the people of the society.

    Many leader emerged during this time who guided India to the path of spiritual and intellectual enlightment. One such leader was Raja Ram Mohan Roy who was the founder of the brahmo Samaj. He had deep love for the people of this country and had dedicated his whole life for the upliftment of river people and aimed at the social religious intellectual and political growth.

    He gathered the like minded youth and started the brahmo Samaj. Under this umbrella Association these people worked to curb social evils like Sati child marriage and also promoted widow remarriage.

    Earlier Raja Ram Mohan Roy had also started the Atmiya Sabha in 1814. He cited the The Hindu Holy text and ancient text to the people to make them understand that no religion propagated social evils.

    Raja Ram Mohan Roy was very intellectual person and had the knowledge and best composition both East and West culture. He new more than 12 languages such as Sanskrit Arabic English Hindi Bengali Hebrew Urdu French Latin Greek etc.

    Raja Ram Mohan Roy established the brahmo Sabha with main ine To purify the the Hindu society and to teach the principle of monotheism all the belief in one God.

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