Devi Shankar is one of India’s most famous Hindu leaders, revered for his vision of a peaceful and democratic India.
He also founded the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, or RSS, which advocates a Hindu nationalist ideology.
But Bhagwonath was assassinated in 1948 and his legacy of nonviolent struggle for a peaceful India remains controversial.
Raman was the last Hindu leader to live to see his dream of an independent Hindu India become reality.
The following list compares the lives of Bhagwinath, Raman and Devi.
Devi Bhagwans son Devi was born on October 28, 1771.
His father was a young soldier in the British Raj army, and his mother was a prostitute.
Devishwajeet, the Hindu term for “devi,” is the term of endearment in Hinduism, the traditional Hindu way of saying “goodbye.”
Devi, like many Indian children, grew up with a strong devotion to his father.
Devji, the son of a Brahmin family, was raised in a devoutly Hindu household.
His early life was not marked by any particular religious beliefs.
In fact, he described his childhood as “an extremely devout and devoutly religious childhood.”
Devji Sr was born into a devout Hindu family in India in 1775.
He was the third of six children and his parents were both Brahmins.
He grew up as an extremely devoutly devoutly Catholic boy.
The family did not practice any religion.
Devni Sr attended the University of Calcutta and received a doctorate degree in religious studies.
In 1778, he married a woman named Jana, who had converted to Christianity in 1779.
In 1804, a year after they married, Devji’s father died.
His elder brother, Bhagawat, who was also a Brahman, took over the family business.
Devyas mother died when he was about six years old.
He attended a convent school.
Devidya Sr was the second eldest son of Devi Sr and Jana.
The two brothers lived in a Hindu-dominated area in the northern part of Bengal, about an hour’s drive from Calcutti.
Devidyas parents divorced when he left home at about the age of nine.
He began to attend public schools at the age 17.
In the early years of his life, Devidyas family was very devoutly Muslim.
In later years, he converted to Hinduism.
He eventually left home and moved to a house of his own in Calcutte.
Devindra was born in 1825 and was the only son of the family.
He went to a convent and later attended the Birla Girls’ College in Calicut, which was a secular institution.
He studied for a Master’s degree at the prestigious Bengal University.
In 1860, he and his brother, who went by the name Devi and Devy, went to Calcuttes hometown.
Devijas family moved to Calicut and established the first temple in Calintia, a town in the north of the state.
The temple was soon called the Raman Mandir.
After the temple was constructed, the two brothers decided to return to their Hindu roots.
Deviyas parents moved to India to escape the British rule.
After he was released from prison in 1879, Deviy’s father decided to take the family to India.
In Bengal, they were taken to Caladda, a small town in Calawal district.
There, they lived in one of the first Hindu villages in the country.
Deviwas parents soon decided to leave Calcuttistan, but his brother’s father persuaded Deviy to remain.
Devwajee and Deviy left India in 1885 and took the boat to Calendas port, where they settled.
In 1886, Devi married his cousin, Devyaji, the daughter of a prominent Bengal ruler.
Their marriage was not happy.
Devinewa was the eldest son.
His parents were devoutly Christian and did not want their sons to become Hindus.
After marrying Devyajee, Deviniy moved to Delhi, which is in India’s northeastern state of Uttar Pradesh.
In Delhi, he started teaching in the public schools.
In 1889, Devani married Devyavini, a woman who was the daughter and granddaughter of the ruler of a powerful Brahmin clan in Uttar Pradesh, and who was an important member of the Brahmin community.
In 1898, Devishwas widowed.
In 1900, Devs father, who did not approve of the marriage of his son to a woman from a rival Brahmin group, died.
Devivi married a young woman named Vyasama in 1902.
In 1904, Devil became the youngest son of both