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Surdas Biography For Students And Children

Surdas

Name:  Surdas (सूरदास) Born: 1478, Gram Sihi, Faridabad, Haryana Died: 1573, Braj, Mughal Empire, India Parents: Ramdas Sarswat Literary works: Sur Sagar, Sur Saravali, Sahitya Lahari Philosophy: Bhakti Books: Sur-Saravali Surdas, is one of the people who had great influence on the cultural heritage of India. He was a poet, a saint and a musician and played all the parts …

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Santosh Anand Biography For Students

Santosh Anand

Name: Santosh Anand / संतोष आनंद (सन्तोष आनन्द) Born: 5 March 1939; Sikandrabad, District Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh, India Occupation: Lyricist, Poet Awards: 2 Filmfare awards (1974 & 1983) Santosh Anand is an Indian lyricist who attained success in the 1970s, earning the Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist twice in 1974 and 1982. He has also been awarded the Yash Bharti …

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Sant Ravidas Biography For Students

Sant Ravidas

Sant Ravidas — The details of Guru Ravidas’ life are controversial. According to some he was born in 1376/7 or else 1399 CE but many scholars offer later dates. Schaller estimates his lifespan as 1450-1520 while the Encyclopædia Britannica contents itself with a floreat of 15th-16th century CE. Partly this is due to traditions that make him, one one hand, …

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee Biography for Students

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Name: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Born: 25 December 1924, Gwalior, India Political affiliations: Janata Party (1977—1980); Bharatiya Jana Sangh (before 1977) Previous offices: Prime Minister of India (1998–2004) Books: Meri Ekyavan Kavitayen, Twenty-one Poems Awards: Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan Education: Lakshmibai College, DAV College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh Died: 16 August 2018, All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Delhi Atal …

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Aurobindo Ghosh Biography For Students

Aurobindo Ghosh

Name: Aurobindo Ghosh / Arvind Ghosh Born: August 15, 1872 Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India (now Kolkata, West Bengal, India) Died: December 5, 1950 Puducherry, India Literary works: The Life Divine, The Synthesis of Yoga, Savitri Founder of: Sri Aurobindo Ashram Philosophy: Integral Yoga, Involution (Sri Aurobindo), Evolution, Integral psychology, Intermediate zone, Supermind Profession: Indian philosopher, Yogi, Guru, Poet, Nationalist Achievements: …

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Valmiki: Maharishi Valmiki Biography, Life History

Valmiki

Valmiki — Maharishi (the great sage) claims the distinction of being the author of the holy epic ‘Ramayana‘, consisting of 24,000 verses. He is also believed to be the author of Yoga Vasistha, a text that elaborates on a range of philosophical issues. Written approximately 500 years ago, it was taught to Lord Rama when He lost all the hopes …

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Veer Savarkar Biography For Students

Veer Savarkar Biography

Born: May 28, 1883 Bhagur, Nasik Died: February 26, 1966 Mumbai, India Cause of death: Fast unto death Siblings: Ganesh Damodar Savarkar, Maina Damodar Savarkar, Narayan Damodar Savarkar Education: Fergusson College, City Law School, University of Mumbai Achievements: Founded the Abhinav Bharat Society and Free India Society; brought out an authentic informative researched work on The Great Indian Revolt of …

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Sarojini Naidu Biography For Students

Sarojini Naidu

Born: Sarojini Chatterjee 13 February 1879 Hyderabad, Telangana, India Died: 2 March 1949 (aged 70) Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India Nationality: Indian Political party: Indian National Congress Spouse(s): Govindarajulu Naidu (1898–1949) Alma mater: University of Madras; King’s College London; Girton College, Cambridge Occupation: Political activist, poet-writer Achievements: She was the first Indian woman to become the President of the Indian National …

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