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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

Gupta Period Architecture -1

Temples: -
  • Considered the golden age of Indian architecture.
  • The architecture of the temples came into existence.
  • The temple of Lord Vishnu was built in the north and central direction, the temple of Shiva in the south direction and the temple of goddesses in the east direction.

Caves: -
  • Murals were the most widely painted.
  • The cave of Ajanta developed. Ajanta Cave is located in Aurangabad, Maharashtra.
  • There are 6 caves in total. In which there are 3 viharas and 3 chaityas.
  • 30 BC to AD This cave continued to develop till 20.
  • Fresco painting has been used. Red is widely used in painting while brown is not.
  • Cave No. 12 is a masterpiece of architecture.
  • All pictures are based on Buddhism.
  • Ellora Cave 32 A set of caves
  • In which 12 caves are based on Brahmin style, 12 caves are based on Buddha style and 4 caves are based on Jain style.
  • AD 7 to AD By 11 the cave was developed. Artists from Vidarbha, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka have contributed to this.
  • The caves of Ellora are the latest than the caves of Ajanta.
  • The caves of Ellora are located on the slopes of the mountains.
  • The caves of Ellora 3 are gardeners and the caves have courtyards.
  • Cave number 10 is dedicated to Vishwakarma.
  • Cave number 12 is based on the story "Ravana's ditch".
  • Cave number 12 is identified with Dashavtar cave.
  • Cave number 12 is the cave of Kailash temple. Which is produced by Rashtrakuta Rajo.
  • There are two famous Jain caves "Indrasabha" and "Jagganath Sabha".

Tiger Cave: -
  • Located on the banks of the river Wagh in Madhya Pradesh.
  • It was built in the 6th century.
  • 9 Buddhist caves are located.
  • Cave-like architecture of Ajanta

Cave of Junagadh: -
  • Located in Uparkot area of ​​Junagadh.
  • Prayer meeting is the specialty of this cave.
  • It is located 20 to 5 feet above the 6th floor.


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