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Dayānand(a) Sarasvatī (1824–1883)

W. J. Johnson

in A Dictionary of Hinduism

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780198610250
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191726705
Dayānand(a) Sarasvatī (1824–1883)

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A prominent Hindu reformer who founded the Ārya Samāj. Born into a family of orthodox Śaivite

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Subjects: Hinduism

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