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The Struggle of My Life: Autobiography of Swami Sahajanand Saraswati

Ramchandra Pradhan


The present work, The Struggle of My Life: An Autobiography of Swami Sahajanand Saraswati, is an English translation of Sahajanand’s autobiography, written in Hindi, Mera Jeevan Sangarsh. It carries an introduction by the translator which briefly deals with the Swami’s life and legacy. It needs to be emphasized that this is not an autobiography in the common run. Its primary focus is not on Swami’s persona; its central theme is the cause of the freedom movement in general and in particular, of the peasant movement under his leadership. It tells of the life and legacy of one of the most uncompr ... More

Keywords: Peasants, Working classes, Agricultural labour, Zamindars, Capitalism, Revolution, Party, Freedom

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780199480364
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199480364.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ramchandra Pradhan, editor
Visiting Professor, Institute of Gandhian Studies, Wardha