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Great Indian Personalities

Mahatma Gandhi, Nehru, Subhash Chandra Bose, Tagore, Aurobindo Ghosh, Guru Nanak... and the list goes on and on. Refresh your memory on the lives of these great Indians and recount these stories to your children.

Sri Aurobindo

Sri Aurobindo was a many faceted brilliant personality. He was a freedom fighter, English poet, philosopher, and yogi. He established an ashram in 1910 in P more

Mahatma Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was lovingly called, the Father of the Nation. He launched 3 significant movements; Non-Cooperation Movement, Civil Disobedience M more

Mother Teresa

Have you heard the name Agnes Goxa Bojaxiu? She is famously known as Mother Teresa, who came to India to render humanitarian services. Her aim in life was to more

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar was famously known as the Messiah of Dalits as he played an important role in the welfare of the downtrodden in India. He was also the more

People in the life of the Mahatma

Mahatma Gandhi is also known as the 'father of the nation'. He was the front runner in India's freedom struggle. Let us take a closer look at people who were more

Gautam Buddha

Gautam Buddha was one of the greatest religious teachers that the world has seen. Buddha, means 'the enlightened one'. His teachings are popular in Burma, Chi more


Mahavir is associated with Jainism. His preachings were to lead a very simple and truthful life. Till today, Jains do not even harm a fly or a mosquito. True more

Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India and played a prominent role in India's freedom struggle. He was a many faceted personality. Read to kno more

Subhash Chandra Bose

Subhash Chandra Bose was popularly known as 'Netaji'. Netaji had difference in opinion with Mahatama Gandhi. Netaji went to Japan and formed the I.N.A. Know m more

Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore was a poet, an artist, novelist, playwright, philosopher and freedom fighter. He was more popular as a poet and as the founder of Shantini more

Lal Bahadur Shastri

Lal Bahadur Shastri was made the Prime Minister of India at a time when there was turmoil in the country. The country was under severe drought and was also fa more

Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi is the first female Prime minister of India. She was the daughter of Pandit Jawarharlal Nehru. Indira is remembered for her efforts in the dev more

Swami Vivekananda

Narendranath is more famously known as Vivekanada. He was spiritual from an early age. His life changed on meeting Sri Ramakrishna, by whose thoughts he was v more


Shivaji was the famous Maratha ruler. Jijabai was his mother's name and she took great pains to educate him. Know more about this first maratha leader.

Mirza Ghalib

Mirza Ghalib was the father of Urdu prose and was also famous for his heart rending poetry. Mirza Ghalib was honoured with the position of Court Poet to Baha more

Ashoka The Great

Ashoka was the grandson of Chandragupta Maurya and the son of Bindusar. His life changed after the famous Kalinga war. He embraced Buddhism. Read on.

Guru Nanak

Guru Nanak is founder of the Sikh religion. He wanted to unify the Hindus and Muslims. He has composed a set of poems that form the first chapter of the Sikh more

Kalpana Chawla

Kalpana Chawla was an Indian-born American astronaut. Kalpana Chawla began her career as an astronaut with NASA. Her life was an inspiration to many. Read to more

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar's Life

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar was born in a downtrodden family and worked for the upliftment of the deprived section of the society. He dedicated his entire life towards more

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti

14th April is celebrated as Dr. Babasaheb Ambekar Jayanti every year. Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti is celebrated throughout India as Dr. Ambedkar was born on this day more

Kalpana - The Woman... Of Many Parts

Kalpana was a person of varied interests. She enjoyed nature in all its glory; she was an avid birdwatcher and was particularly fond of hiking and backpacking more

Mahatma Gandhi - Life, Work and Philosophy

Do you want to know some interesting facts about Mahatma Gandhi's life, work and philosophy? On the occasion of the birth anniversary of the father of our nat more

April 14 - Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Jayanti

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar or Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar was born on 14th April, 1891 in Madhya Pradesh. This day is celebrated as Ambedkar Jayanti throughout India. Read more

Life of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar born on 14th April, 1891 is known as architect of Indian Constitution. He brought revolution in the life of untouchables and worked hard for more

Sarojini Naidu: the nightingale of India

Sarojini Naidu is one of the great Indian personalities and freedom fighters. She was born on 13th February, 1879. Sarojini Naidu was known as ‘The nighting more

Valuable Lessons for Children from Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam passed away on 27th July, 2015. Throughout his life he inspired lot of people and he will continue to inspire many even after his death. M more

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