Tilak and Gandhi: Perspectives on Religion and Politics

By: Jyoti Trehan Sharma

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Tilak and Gandhi perspectives Religion and Politics seeks to examine and explain the curious and Importance nexus between religion and politics in the light of the Political Philosophies of Tilak and Gandhi. The choice of Lokmanya and Mahatma from a constellation of Famous Personalities of the Indian freedom Movement draws on an undisputable fact of their popularity and immense capacity for mobilization than any one else. It was Tilak and then Gandhi who stirred the masses and brought in a new awareness that pushed the Society forward.Tilak spoke the Idiom of the masses, explaining the significance of political action in Hindu Philosophical terms as a Sacred Dharma or claimed by God to fight the Alien ruler. No wonder, Tilak was dubbed as the "father of the Indian unrest". Contrarily, Gandhi 'the Father of the nation' declared his Hinduism included all that he knew to be best in Islam, Christianity, Buddhism and Zoroastrianism. Exhibiting moral courage, he strone for Hindu-Muslim unity, convenienced that ultimately both Religions were true and valid and were complimentary to each other.Printed Pages: 590.

Title: Tilak and Gandhi: Perspectives on Religion and Politics

Author Name: Jyoti Trehan Sharma

Categories: India, Politics,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2001

ISBN: 8121205719

ISBN 13: 9788121205719

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 106034

Keywords: Tilak and Gandhi: Perspectives on Religion and Politics Jyoti Trehan Sharma