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Arya Samaj
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This lessons discusses the Arya Samaj and Swami Dayanand Saraswati.

Nandini Maharaj
MA in Applied Human Rights from Sheffield Hallam University, BA (Hons.) History from LSR, reader, dancer, love to teach, AIR 42 in 2018 UPSC

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maya - illusion , mokasha - liberation , karma --- action , work which decides fate , atma -- soul..
Akash Jain
3 years ago
moksha - salvation
Hi Nandini . Your concept about caste & karma is wrong. Please read more about these before putting your own personal views here
Pinki singh
2 years ago
plz explain and share your knowledge with other aspirants. thanks.
Maya : a tendency to be overpowered and covered by illusion Moksh : free from the illusion of false identification with the body and its possessions, is resituated in his own spiritual form Niyati : Fate/Destiny people thought that their destiny decided all events.
Thank you, Nandini :)

  2. ABOUT ME BA (Hons.) in History from Lady Shri Ram MA in Applied Human Rights from Sheffield Hallam University Love to teach, read and dance

  3. DAYANAND SARASWATI 1824-1883 Scholar of the Vedas and Sanskrit language Authored Satyarth Prakash (Hindi) First to give the call for Swaraj Ascetic from childhood Disciple of Swami Virajananda of Mathura Founded the Arya Samaj in 1875, Bombay

  4. CORE BELIEFS OF THE ARYA SAMAJ Belief in the infallibility of the Vedas Back to the Vedas' slogan . Individual, rational interpretation of the Vedas . Everyone should have access to God (critique of caste) Criticism of later Hindu scriptures . Attack on Hindu orthodoxy and superstition .Wanted a revival of Vedic learning, not Vedic times

  5. CORE BELIEFS OF THE ARYA SAMAJ . Yes to widow remarriage and inter-caste marriage .Equal status for women . Humanitarian and educational relief work .Opened DAV schools (first at Lahore) .Gurukuls for traditional education . Criticism of maya, moksha, karma, niyati Patriotic, nationalist and modern beliefs

  6. CORE BELIEFS OF THE ARYA SAMAJ .Caste should be identified by occupation, not birth . Belief that people carve their own destiny .Shuddhi - reconversion to Hindu-ism (of proselytized Muslims and Christians) .Led to communal feelings and division along religious lines . 1923, Swami Shraddhananda started Bharatiya Hindu Shuddhi Mahasabha