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THE ARYA SAMAJ MOVEMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA
THE ARYA SAMAJ MOVEMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA
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About the Book:

    The Arya Samaj movement is essentially a religious institution but became a significant force in India's religious and secular struggle for social and cultural self-determination. Its founding in 1875 presaged the creation of independent India in 1947. This work does not attempt a detailed examination of the movement but provides an outline of its growth and philosophy in the light of the work of its founder Swami Dayanand Saraswati. The complex of institutions and upliftment programmes initiated by the Samaj and the major historical forces which acted to shape the movement are a cause for considerable pride.

    The Arya samaj was one of several socio-religious movements which were founded in the nineteenth century. It was however responsible for constructing some of the best known educational institutions in north India. The repercussions of this were felt by emigrant Indian communities in such places as Mauritius, South Africa and Guyana. What started then as a small religious sect has now grown into a religious denomination of considerable influence. In South Africa the Arya Pratinidhi Sabha is one of the best known Hindu organisations wielding influence among the north Indian segment of the Hindu population.

About the Author:

Dr. Thillayvel Naidoo was born in Johannesburg, South Africa where he attended school and also qualified as a school teacher. After completing his B.A. at the University of South Africa he went to India where he completed M.A. in Indian Philosophy at the University of Madras. He took up the position of Research Officer in the Department of Science of Religion at the University of Durban-Westville. He now lectures in Philosophy of Religion in the department where he also completed his Ph. D. He is the author of a number of books on Hinduism such as: Modes Worship Among Tamil People in South Africa, The Hindu Way, Sai Baba, An Analysis of Documented Manifestations, and The Parsee Community in South Africa.

CONTENTS

Foreword

SECTION ONE:

INTRODUCTION

    Subject of Study: The Arya Samaj
    Aim of Study
    Method of Approach
    Literary Sources
    Institutional Development
    Personal Interviews
    Conclusion

SECTION TWO:
SWAMI DAYANANDA AND THE INDIAN SITUATION

            Introduction
Chapter 1. Life of Swami Dayananda Sarasvati (1825-1883)
       2. Swami Dayananda's Work for Indian Social and Religious Upliftment
       3. Muslim and Christian Influences

SECTION THREE:
ARYA SAMAJ IN SOUTH AFRICA

            Introduction
Chapter 1. Historical Perspective
       2. Eminent Arya Samjists
       3. Arya Pratinidhi Sabha of South Africa
       4. Aims and Objects
       5. Reception and Dialogue
SECTION FOUR:
ARYA SAMAJ CONCEPT OF RELIGION
            Introduction
Chapter 1. The Vedas as Authority for Arya Samaj Theology
       2. Theory of Divine Revelation
       3. The Concept of God
       4. Concept of Man, Caste and Social Values
       5. Concept of Purpose and Goal of Life
SECTION FIVE:
AFFILIATED INSTITUTIONS
            Introduction
Chapter 1. Aryan benevolent Home
       2. Subsidiary Institutions
SECTION SIX
SOCIO-RELIGIOUS RECONSTRUCTION
            Introduction
Chapter 1. Impact on Religion, Education and Culture
       2. Suddhi and Society
       3. Status of Women
       4. Equality and Justice for All
SECTION SEVEN
CONCLUSION
    An Interpretive Summary of the Mode of Influence of the Arya Samaj on Hinduism in South Africa
GLOSSARY
INDEX

THE ARYA SAMAJ MOVEMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA

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NAB292
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Hardcover
Edition:
1992
Publisher:
Motilal Banarsidas Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN:
81-208-0769-3
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English
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Pages:
202
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About the Book:

    The Arya Samaj movement is essentially a religious institution but became a significant force in India's religious and secular struggle for social and cultural self-determination. Its founding in 1875 presaged the creation of independent India in 1947. This work does not attempt a detailed examination of the movement but provides an outline of its growth and philosophy in the light of the work of its founder Swami Dayanand Saraswati. The complex of institutions and upliftment programmes initiated by the Samaj and the major historical forces which acted to shape the movement are a cause for considerable pride.

    The Arya samaj was one of several socio-religious movements which were founded in the nineteenth century. It was however responsible for constructing some of the best known educational institutions in north India. The repercussions of this were felt by emigrant Indian communities in such places as Mauritius, South Africa and Guyana. What started then as a small religious sect has now grown into a religious denomination of considerable influence. In South Africa the Arya Pratinidhi Sabha is one of the best known Hindu organisations wielding influence among the north Indian segment of the Hindu population.

About the Author:

Dr. Thillayvel Naidoo was born in Johannesburg, South Africa where he attended school and also qualified as a school teacher. After completing his B.A. at the University of South Africa he went to India where he completed M.A. in Indian Philosophy at the University of Madras. He took up the position of Research Officer in the Department of Science of Religion at the University of Durban-Westville. He now lectures in Philosophy of Religion in the department where he also completed his Ph. D. He is the author of a number of books on Hinduism such as: Modes Worship Among Tamil People in South Africa, The Hindu Way, Sai Baba, An Analysis of Documented Manifestations, and The Parsee Community in South Africa.

CONTENTS

Foreword

SECTION ONE:

INTRODUCTION

    Subject of Study: The Arya Samaj
    Aim of Study
    Method of Approach
    Literary Sources
    Institutional Development
    Personal Interviews
    Conclusion

SECTION TWO:
SWAMI DAYANANDA AND THE INDIAN SITUATION

            Introduction
Chapter 1. Life of Swami Dayananda Sarasvati (1825-1883)
       2. Swami Dayananda's Work for Indian Social and Religious Upliftment
       3. Muslim and Christian Influences

SECTION THREE:
ARYA SAMAJ IN SOUTH AFRICA

            Introduction
Chapter 1. Historical Perspective
       2. Eminent Arya Samjists
       3. Arya Pratinidhi Sabha of South Africa
       4. Aims and Objects
       5. Reception and Dialogue
SECTION FOUR:
ARYA SAMAJ CONCEPT OF RELIGION
            Introduction
Chapter 1. The Vedas as Authority for Arya Samaj Theology
       2. Theory of Divine Revelation
       3. The Concept of God
       4. Concept of Man, Caste and Social Values
       5. Concept of Purpose and Goal of Life
SECTION FIVE:
AFFILIATED INSTITUTIONS
            Introduction
Chapter 1. Aryan benevolent Home
       2. Subsidiary Institutions
SECTION SIX
SOCIO-RELIGIOUS RECONSTRUCTION
            Introduction
Chapter 1. Impact on Religion, Education and Culture
       2. Suddhi and Society
       3. Status of Women
       4. Equality and Justice for All
SECTION SEVEN
CONCLUSION
    An Interpretive Summary of the Mode of Influence of the Arya Samaj on Hinduism in South Africa
GLOSSARY
INDEX
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