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A page from a letter to mother Prabhabati (1912-13)

Historical Context: Subhas wrote this letter to his mother Prabhavati Bose when he was in class 10 at a school in Cuttack. This letter reflects young Subhas' interpretation of ancient Indian history. He writes to his mother of the ancient spiritual heritage of India and speaks of this country where God from time to time has taken human shape to achieve certain righteous objectives. This also reflects his reverence for the Indian spiritual heritage and his own attachment to it. Coming from a teenager, a bright school pupil, it might read like a letter from high-minded adolescent. This letter speaks of the influence of Sri Ramakrishna-Vivekananda had on him at this stage of his life.
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