Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar – A great Indian reformer

By Bhudeb Chakrabarti   India, in the 19th century, witnessed the peak of Britain’s colonial era, with the administration of the country shifting from the East India Company to the British Empire in the mid-19th century. This was also the period in which the many reform movements were initiated in an attempt to clear the web… Read More Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar – A great Indian reformer

Meerabai – The 16th century saint poetess of India

By Bhudeb Chakrabarti I have always enjoyed listening to this beautiful, mystical bhajan, dedicated to Lord Krishna, which invariably soothes the soul and removes the effects of discord or disharmony. The bhajan was composed by Meerabai, one of the greatest Women saints, philosopher and poetess in India. A proponent of the Bhakti movement, Meerabai defied social convention in order… Read More Meerabai – The 16th century saint poetess of India