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Pandit Shiv Narayan Agnihotri

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(1850–1929) A leading member of the Brāhmo Samāj from 1873, Agnihotri broke with them in 1886 and, the following year, founded the Dev Samāj (Divine Society). Rejecting Brahmo ...

Agnihotri, Pandit Shiv Narayan

Agnihotri, Pandit Shiv Narayan (1850–1929)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Hinduism

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..., Pandit Shiv Narayan ( Satyānanda Agnihotri , Dev Bhagwan Ātma ) ( ( 1850–1929 ) A leading member of the Brāhmo Samāj from 1873 , Agnihotri broke with them in 1886 and, the following year, founded the Dev Samāj (Divine Society). Rejecting Brahmo rationalism, he taught that only he, as guru and enlightened being, could show the way to eternal bliss, eventually making himself the sole object of worship for his followers. See also Dev Samāj...

Pandit Shiv Narayan Agnihotri

Pandit Shiv Narayan Agnihotri  

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(1850–1929)A leading member of the Brāhmo Samāj from 1873, Agnihotri broke with them in 1886 and, the following year, founded the Dev Samāj (Divine Society). Rejecting Brahmo rationalism, he taught ...
Dev Samāj

Dev Samāj  

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An organization formed in 1887 by Pandit Shiv Narayan Agnihotri after his split from the Brāhmo Samāj. Rejecting Brahmo rationalism, he taught that only he, as guru and enlightened being, could show ...
Dev Samāj

Dev Samāj   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Hinduism

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2009
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...Samāj ( Divine Society ) An organization formed in 1887 by Pandit Shiv Narayan Agnihotri after his split from the Brāhmo Samāj. Rejecting Brahmo rationalism, he taught that only he, as guru and enlightened being, could show the way to eternal bliss, and by 1895 he had made himself the sole object of worship for the educated, high- caste Punjabis who made up his following. Worship of Agnihotri was combined with a strict ethical code (which required, inter alia, vegetarianism ) and a radical social programme, including the lifting of all caste ...

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