It is the reform movement established by Indian freedom fighter Rajaram Mohan Roy with his Modern & Western Ideas. The Two Important Pillars of this reform movement are Vedas and Upanishads. Prayers, Meditations, Reading of Upanishads are the main form of worship in this reform movement. It doesn’t believe in the statue, Image, Portrait of God. It opposed Sati & Idolatry.
Rajaram Mohan Roy Established Brahmo Samaj in the year 1828 as the reform movement influenced by Modern and western ideas. The founder believed in western ideas, human dignity principles, and social equality. He doesn’t want to form a new religion.
Important Leaders of this Reform Movement
Maharishi Debendranath Tagore
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
Ashwini Kumar Datta
Keshab Chandra Sen
What is the difference between Brahmo samaj and Prarthana Samaj ?
Believe in Monotheism Faith
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It Opposed Idolatry and Sati . It Encourage principles of human dignity and Social Equality
It supports, disapproval of caste system and encourages widow remarriage and women’s education, Increase the marriage age for both males and female
Founder : Rajaram Mohan Roy
Founder : Keshab Chandra Sen
Other Leaders are Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Ashwini Kumar , Maharishi Debendranath Tagore , and Keshab Chandra Sen.
Other Leaders are Mahadeo Govind Ranade, Bhadarkar, Chandavarkar.
Difference between Brahmo samaj and Prarthana Samaj Table