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Without the knowledge of the mother tongue, there is no cure for the pain of heart. Bharatendu’s parents died when he was young but they seem to have had an influence on him.

Should be taken from all countries, but be propagated in one’s mother tongue. A recognised poet, he was a trendsetter in Hindi prose-writing. He was typical of those Indians who engaged with the Western institutions and learning: MetcalfBharatendu Harishchandra is considered an influential example of Hindu ngari in north India, typifying continuity with received tradition and self-conscious participation with the modern world.

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This influence reflected in his Hindi translation of the Bengali drama Vidyasundar, three years later, in Bharatendu Harishchandra entered theatre activity as an actor and soon become director, manager, and playwright. Bharatendu Harischandra and nineteenth-century Banaras.

Harishchandra was also typical of revivalists of Hindi Literature which were closely connected with Hindu revivalist movements. Culture and power in Banaras: It has ten couplets. Bharatendu Harishchandra made major contributions in haischandra fields of journalism, drama, and poetry.


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Writing under the pen name “Rasa”, Harishchandra represented the agonies of the people, country’s poverty, dependency, inhuman exploitation, the unrest of anher middle class and the urge for the progress of the country.

He wrote under the pseudonym Girdhar Das. Western tradition and naturalistic Hindi theatre. His ancestors were landlords in Bengal. This list is incomplete ; you can help by expanding it. He was an influential Hindu “traditionalist”, using Vaishnava devotionalism to define a coherent Hindu religion. He was an author of several dramas, life sketches and travel accounts; andber used new media like reports, publications, letters to the editor, translations and literary works to shape public opinion.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Acharya Ramchandra Shukla has described how Bharatendu went to the Jagannath temple in Puri, Orissa with his family inwhen he was merely 15 years of age. They refused to leave authority over religion to Brahmans who were traditionally educated. Retrieved from ” https: Bharatendu devoted his life to the development of Hindi literature.

University of California Press. He used theatre as a tool to shape public opinion. A Concise History of India.


Bharatendu Harishchandra

Harishchandra insisted on the value of image worship and interpreted Bhakti as devotion to a single god; this was in response to Orientalist and Christian critiques of Hinduism. He used new media, especially publications to shape public opinion.

Progress is made in one’s own language the mother tongueas it the foundation of all progress. He wrote the widely harischnadra history of the Agrawal community. According to Barbara and Thomas R. Reputed literary critic Ram Vilas Sharma refers to the “great literary awakening ushered in under Bharatendu’s leadership” as the “second storey of the edifice of renascent Hindi”, the first being the Indian Rebellion of The nationalization of Hindu traditions: The Birth of Hindi Drama in Banaras: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

In recognition of his services as a writer, patron and moderniser, the title of “Bharatendu” was conferred on him at a public meeting by scholars of Kashi in This page was last edited on 13 Decemberat The poet asserts the importance of using mother tongue as a medium of instruction—conversational and educational.