A Hindu Education: Early Years of the Banaras Hindu by Leah Renold

Hinduism

By Leah Renold

This ebook presents a entire account of the Banaras Hindu collage (BHU), India's first residential college and the results of Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya's efforts to set up a Hindu collage within the state. This booklet not just discusses the origins and improvement of the BHU, but in addition the demanding situations and matters that the varsity confronted. It experiences Malaviya's efforts to introduce spiritual schooling in BHU—and even make it mandatory—and his reaction to Mahatma Gandhi's efforts to boycott the college. It additionally describes the lives of the scholars within the campus and its educational, highbrow, and cultural surroundings. This ebook additionally considers the position and impact of the British within the improvement of Hindu schooling through the past due colonial interval and the significance of the university's location.

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