Studies from an Eastern Home

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Studies from an Eastern Home
Title page of 1913 edition of Studies from an Eastern Home
Title page of 1913 edition
Author Sister Nivedita
Language English
Publisher Longmans, Green & Co.,
Published in English
1913

Studies from an Eastern Home (1913) is an autobiographical book written by Sister Nivedita.[1]

Background[edit]

Nivedita met Swami Vivekananda in 1895 in London. From the first day of meeting with the Swami Nivedita considered him as a prophet. Vivekananda asked her to come to India and serve the nation.[2] Responding to the call of Swami Vivekananda, Nivedita came to India in 1898 and served the nation as a social worker for the rest of her life.[3]:3–5 In this book Nivedita has described different incidences, memories and experiences of her life in India likeDurga Puja, Dol-jatra, Ras–festival, plague epidemic in Kolkata, Janmashtami celebration, her travel to northern India etc.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Studies from an Eastern Home". Sacred-texts. Retrieved 16 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Narasingha Prosad Sil (1997). Swami Vivekananda: A Reassessment. Susquehanna University Press. pp. 188–. ISBN 978-0-945636-97-7. Retrieved 16 October 2012. 
  3. ^ Dedicated : a biography of Nivedita.. [S.l.]: Arcana Pub. 1999. ISBN 0910261164. 
  4. ^ Sister Nivedita (31 May 2006). Studies from an Eastern Home. HESPERIDES Press. pp. Preface, Table of content. ISBN 978-1-4067-0175-3. Retrieved 16 October 2012. 

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