Inspirations from Ancient Times

Inspirations from Ancient Times

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Swami Vivekananda

From: January 12, 1863 to July 4, 1902

Swami Vivekananda’s real name was Narendranath Dutta. He Played a major role in spiritual enlightenment of Indian masses; Spread Vedanta philosophy in the West; established Ramakrishna Mission for the service of the poor.







Jyotiba Phule

From: 11 April 1827 to 28 November 1890

Jyotiba Phule was a prominent activist, thinker and social reformer from the Indian state of Maharashtra during the 19th century. During his time, he tried bringing in positive renovations in the spheres of education, agriculture, caste system, social position of women et al.



Mother Teresa

From: 26 August 1910 to 5 September 1997

A Noble Peace Prize laureate, Mother Teresa helped the poor and destitute people living in the slums of Kolkata. The Roman Catholic Nun established center for AIDS patients in 1985 and founded Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta in 1969. Her selfless service is recognized worldwide today.



Dr. B.R. Ambedka

From: 14 April 1891 to 6 December 1956

Dr B R Ambedkar, popularly known as Babasaheb Ambedkar, was one of the architects of the Indian Constitution. He was a well-known politician and an eminent jurist. The leader, throughout his life, fought for the rights of the Dalit’s and other socially backward classes. He was appointed as the nation’s first Law Minister. He was posthumously awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honor in 1990.

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