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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 294–309.
Published: 01 August 2015
...J. Barton Scott This article analyzes a controversial book ban from the 1940s to trace the mutual determinations of print media, the legal regulation of communal sentiment, and the discourse of religious tolerance in late colonial India. Claimed as the Bible of the Arya Samaj, the Satyarth Prakash...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 297–311.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of the Hindu reform organiza-   Comparative tions behind Indians’ actions. This approach tion, the Arya Samaj. I examine the literature Asia,   Studies yields two elisions. First, it obscures the politics produced by Arya Samaj elites in Punjab...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2001) 21 (1-2): 42–49.
Published: 01 August 2001
...- that colonial education created an expectation of subsequent ious reform movement called the Arya Samaj, founded in bureaucratic employment, which was easily transformed into 1875 in north India, and a Muslim reform movement, anticolonial sentiment when it went unsatisfied. Muhammadiya, started in 1912...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (1): 127–144.
Published: 01 May 1997
.... Forbes , Richard . 1984 . “Arya Samaj in Trinidad,” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Miami. Helly , Denise , ed. 1993 . The Cuba Commission Report: A Hidden History of the Chinese in Cuba . Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. Jayawardena , Chandra . 1963 . Conflict...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 26–42.
Published: 01 May 2023
... scholar of the generation prior to Kashyap, with whom Kashyap had studied in Sarnath, and Anand Kausalyayan, Kashyap's colleague, who headed the 1956 delegation to China. We also know that Kashyap had been part of the Arya Samaj movement, like Sankrityayan and Kausalyayan, and was attracted...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 511–522.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., to reinterpretation. nineteenth- century reformer was Dayanand Africa and the While revered and recognized as omni- Saraswati, who founded the Arya Samaj in Middle East scient, the texts themselves have been weak- In writings such as the Satyārth Prakāsh and his...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 43–60.
Published: 01 May 2023
... as part of Hindu reform movements like the Arya Samaj to a more militant Hindutva promoted by organizations like the RSS, Jaffrelot describes these as “ideological akhara,” or sites for physical, mental, and “even a spiritual” training. 45 As part of this vision, the Lakshminarayan Mandir provided...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 August 1992
... race theo- But there was mass mobilization in the 188Os, and ries scarcely compensated for the daily indignities suf- it was carried out by the gaurakshini sabhas or cow fered by the colonized people. Earlier, during the first protection leagues. The Arya Samaj, a Vedic revivalist phase of its...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (1): 21–29.
Published: 01 May 1998
... to which grave of the untouchable saint Khivan Balai, is at pres- he appealed, declaring that “the Arya Samaj or the ent in the hands of Meghvals who claim to be the Hindu Vishwa Parishad should ban these debased saint’s descendants or disciples. The case of Naraina is forms of Hinduism? His...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 620–637.
Published: 01 December 2022
... and the press were restored in the years following the cessation of the revolt, but the suspicions engendered by famine-induced conversions were to remain. Later in the century, the Arya Samaj, one of the most aggressive of the Hindu revivalist outfits of the nineteenth century, began to mobilize powerfully...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (1): 42–52.
Published: 01 May 1994
... even as the Congress claimed to have successfully turally the VHP draws upon both the Arya Samaj accommodated the interest of the majority and mi- and Sanatana Dharam movements in north India.27 nority...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (3): 470–490.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... Shraddhanand is quoting chap. 10 of Swami Dayanand s Saty rth Prak The Arya Samaj s own English translation of Saty rth Prak softens the overt caste contempt of the original by removing the c nd. l: the bodies of the extremely degraded men and women that are simply laden with dirt and other foul mat- ter...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 186–200.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., Yashodabai Joshi, who attended weekly gatherings of the Arya Mahila recalled the oppressive atmosphere she referred Again: Samaj, which was a platform for the discussion to as “just plain slavery” in her in-laws’ home.40 Yet...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (1): 57–65.
Published: 01 May 1994
..., though the functions organized by the BJP and Sangh they do not reject the caste system. Cooperation Parivar. On the occasion of Ram paduka pujan, i.e., and unity of upper and lower castes for the protec- worship of Ram’s slippers in 1992, Morari Bapu tion of the Hindu dhama and Hindu samaj...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 252–253.
Published: 01 May 2005
... for Subsequently, hierarchy— chances racial one’s the improve on thereby and status States, higher United a the in secure and, to India in Muslims to ority superi- she presumed Hindus’ purchase, warrant to racial served This argues, Hindus. Aryan for asserted origin the racial movement, of Samaj case the Arya...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1988) 8 (1_and_2): 46–49.
Published: 01 August 1988
...- majority Sunni and the minority Ahmadis which was effec- nent were permanently engaged in an ideological struggle tively exploited by the orthodox mullahs and scholars of the with the other movements of the time, such as the Arya Jamat for their political and economic ends. Ahmadis belief...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1991) 11 (1_and_2): 84–100.
Published: 01 August 1991
... suggests to the development of religious and cultural movements Collins that “the material conditions of oppression can like the Brahmo Samaj and Arya Samaj. The twentieth vary dramatically and yet generate some uniformity in century legacy of this “Bengal Renaissance” was the the epistemologies...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 122–136.
Published: 01 May 2023
..., and in a speech decades later, Ambedkar described himself as a devotee of Phule. 14 Ambedkar thus grew up in a region that had been shaped both by a generation of British rule (now deeply entrenched) and by the flourishing of reformist and revolutionary movements, including Phule's Satyashodak Samaj (Truth...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 255–269.
Published: 01 May 2012
... out- Muslim communities in North India perceived a side East Bengal, and these were in no frame threat not merely to their well- being but to their of mind to enforce shuddhi. Yet here, within the existence. The Arya Samaj, a movement founded new borders, were millions of Muslims deemed...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (1): 82–94.
Published: 01 May 1998
... to the self-image of were also village proprietors got together with Sunder- modernity - now understood as an ideological con- lal Sharma, a local Brahman nationalist deeply influ- struct - as a self-realizing project of progress, a self- enced by the activities of the Arya Samaj, and G. A. 90...