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The Little Scholar

The little scholar Madana Mohana used to perform the religious rites in the morning and in the evening. Looking at the boy in that role his mother used to wonder whether he would become a sannyasi (a religious ascetic). She feared that her own eye might harm him by her constant andfond admiration, and observed religious rites to prevent it.

As a boy Madana Mohana was mischievous. Games were the very breath of his life. While playing with sticks or with marbles he even forgot food and sleep. And he was regular in physical exercises.

Work began at Dharmagnanopadesha Pathashala, Madana Mohana's school, at 6 in the morning. The school-bell would sound at 9-30 a.m. When he students gathered, a student of a higher claw would be asked by the teacher to read aloud a sacred verse. The other students repeated it. This was how all the students were taught the Manusmruti, the Bhagavadgita and other works. As the students sang these again and again together, they learnt the poems by heart.

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Madana Mohana Malaviya - The Founder Of Benares Hindu University
About Madana Mohana Malaviya
Against The Tide
The Prayer
A Fortunate Name
Early Education
You are Here! The Little Scholar
'I Was Fortunate'
A New School
A Graduate
An assembly of Scholars
The Perfect Wife
Multifaced Diamond
The Lawyer
'The Teacher Of the Nation'
The Dream Of A University
The Site
The Converted Donor
The Emperor Of Beggers
Benares Hindu University
The Home Of Indian Culture
The Ideal Journalist
At The Round Table Conference
Daily Routine
Master Of Many Languages

A Revolutionary

The End Of The Journey
The Way Of Malaviya
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