Religion and Dharma

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Religion and Dharma
Religion and Dharma (1915) title page.jpg
Title page of Religion and Dharma, 1915 edition
AuthorSister Nivedita
PublisherLongmans, Green, and Co.
Published in English

Religion and Dharma (1915) is a book written by Sister Nivedita.[1][2] In this book Nivedita has discussed on the common principles of individual and social growth according to the law of Dharma.[3]


Nivedita travelled to India in 1898. She was closely in touch with student community of India, especially Bengal. Generally Indian word Dharma is translated to English as Religion, but, in this book author has these two are different and how Dharma has a larger and more complex significance. This book is a collection essays. In this book author has discussed on several aspects on Hinudism like, Hindu Rituals, Mukti, "Hinduism and Organization", sectarianism, renunciation, religion and national success etc.[4]


  1. ^ Elleke Boehmer (3 March 2005). Empire, the National, and the Postcolonial, 1890-1920: Resistance in Interaction. Oxford University Press. pp. 42–. ISBN 978-0-19-818445-4. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
  2. ^ The Vedanta Kesari. Sri Ramakrishna Math. 2007. p. 20. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Books of Sister Nivedita". Vedanta Books. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
  4. ^ Nivedita Sister (August 2009). Religion and Dharma. BiblioBazaar. pp. Preface and Table of content. ISBN 978-1-113-52543-7. Retrieved 16 October 2012.

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