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Edwin Arnold

(1832—1904) poet and journalist

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Ananda Metteya

Ananda Metteya  

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(1872–1923).British Buddhist, born Charles Henry Allen Bennet, who subsequently adopted the surname McGregor, possibly under the influence of McGregor Mathers or because it was the name of a ...
Arnold, Sir Edwin

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A Dictionary of Buddhism

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(1832–1904).

British literary figure who composed the influential poem The Light of Asia published in 1879. The

Arnold, Sir Edwin

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A Dictionary of Hinduism

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(1832–1904)

British translator and playwright who produced a metrical translation of the Bhagavadgītā, called The Song Celestial

Bhagavadgita

Bhagavadgita  

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A sacred Hindu poem composed between the 2nd century bc and the 2nd century ad and incorporated into the Mahabharata. Presented as a dialogue between the Kshatriya prince Arjuna and his divine ...
Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph  

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Founded in 1855, was the first daily paper to be issued in London at a penny. It enjoyed a larger circulation than any other English newspaper, and in its early days, with T. Hunt as assistant ...
Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi  

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(1869–1948)Indian nationalist and spiritual leader. After early civil-rights activities as a lawyer in South Africa, in 1914 Gandhi returned to India, where he became prominent in the opposition to ...

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