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The philosophy of life of Swami Dayanand Saraswati is expressed through the principles and actions of the Arya Samaj. Clarify.

INTRODUCTION The rise and development of nationalism in India in general arose due to colonial rule. For example, the establishment of new institutions, new employment opportunities, and excessive use of resources In other words, nationalism in India emerged through some colonial policies as well as as a reaction against some colonial policies. But after studying the different circumstances, it can be logically said that the emergence of nationalism in India was not just a single cause but a composite reflection of various factors. BODY Swami Dayanand believed that the essence of the Arya Samaj, if not far beyond the religious periphery, was to say that the purpose of one's life should be to work for the physical, social, and spiritual welfare of the people. He gave more importance to mass upliftment than individual upliftment. He said that social welfare and collective upliftment are possible only when one has a sense of service and sacrifice. Swami Dayanand opposed the outwa

Indo-greek kings and gujarat

After Alexander's return from India, his grandson proved to be extremely weak among his heirs. Thus the generals of the eastern regions appointed by Alexander began to become independent and a king named Dimitri emerged.


Dimitri invaded the western part of India and conquered Gandhara, Panchal, Mathura, Kaushal and Pataliputra. This whole phenomenon is almost. Became around 200 BC, at this time Shalishuk was the king of the Moryavansh. Later, when the horn dynasty came to the throne, it pushed the Indo-Greek dynasty to the Punjab. The period of Dimitri BC. 261-246 are considered.

Coins of Indo-Greek king Dimitri

When Dimitri invaded India, his native state was snatched by his rival in the name of Aukradit. Thus it can be said that Dimitri lost his territory in winning India. Coins were issued by Dimitri with Greek inscriptions on one side and Kharoshthi inscriptions on the other. He also issued coins in Prakrit language to the public.


By Eukradit about B.C. Ruled from 165-155. In the meantime, no evidence has been found that Eukradit ruled Gujarat. But its coins have been found from many regions of Saurashtra. Which was known as "obol".


The most famous of the Indo-Greek kings was Minender. Its period is BC. 165-130 are considered. In addition to Minender winning the territories of Mathura. Minender interacting with Buddha Nagsen He tried to win Pataliputra but was opposed by Pushyamitra. Minander's capital "Sakal" i.e. present day Sialkot Punjab. Minender became very famous in India and is also known as Milind. Because he was interested in Buddhism, he summoned a monk named Nagsen to his court and learned Buddhism from him and eventually accepted Buddhism.

Minender's coin

From the dialogue between Milind and Nagsen, a book called "Milindpanho" was written. This book mentions 750 handicrafts and 60 sculptures. Its coins were minted by Minender which were found in Gujarat from South Gujarat and Saurashtra. Coins minted by Indo-Greek kings were known as "drums".

Minender's silver coin

According to Minender's silver coin, BASILEOS SOTEROS MENANDROU is inscribed in Greek on the front, meaning "King Trata Manendra". On the back of the coin is a figure of the Greek goddess Athena. And all around, in the Kharoshthi script, it is written "Mahrajas Tratras Menandras".


Apollodotus- Apaladat

Information is found that Apollodotus may be the son or relative of Minender. Apollodotus coins are found in Bharuch, Gujarat.

Coins of Apollodotus

The coins of Apollodotus are exactly like the coins of Minender. BASILEOS SOTEROS APOLLODOTOU on the front and back of the Greek language in its Prakrit language Mahrajas Rajtirjas Apaldatas on its coins The last king of this dynasty was Hermione. The Indo-Greek dynasty was ended by the Shakvansh.   


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