The role of Arya Samaj as a Social Reform Movement in India. The Arya Samaj was an important movement during the last quarter of the 19th century which tried to reform the Hindu society. It was founded by Swami Dayanand Saraswati in 1875.
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Raja Ram Mohan Roy and the Brahmo Samaj. Raja Ram Mohan Roy was the pioneer of 19th century renaissance in India. He was the founder of Brahmo Samaj in 1823 which was named as Brahmo Samaj in 1830.
Brief notes on Dayanand Saraswati and the Arya Samaj. When western education was gaining momentum in India, Dayanand Saraswati put emphasis on the Vedic education. He wanted to free India from western influence and gave a clarion call - "Go back to Vedas."
Short notes on Prarthana Samaj. The Brahmo Samaj found its echo in Maharashtra. Following Rammohan's ideas, the Paramhansa Sabha was founded in 1849. It aimed at eradicating social evils on the same footing what the Brahmo Samaj was doing.
Dayananda Sarswati founded the Arya Samaj in 1875. He published Satyarth Prakash in 1879. He attached child marriage as being contrary to the vedas.
Raja Ram Mohan Roy founded the Brahmo Samaj in 1828. This was the first attempt made in the 19th century to reform the Hindu society. This Samaj took the following steps to reform and modernise the Indian society: