He advocated the equal rights and respects to women and advocated for the education of all children, regardless of gender. If you were to perform a propitiatory ceremony, or have magic formulas chanted, or prayers said, or specific acts of charity done, he will recover. He was respected at the time for taking parts in religious debates. After seeing this, he questioned that if Shiva could not defend himself against a mouse, then how could he be the savior of the massive world.
He was a patriot and a social reformer. He fulfilled his promise. After finishing his education, Virjananda asked him to spread the concepts of the Vedas in society as his gurudakshina "tuition-dues" , predicting that he would revive Hinduism. Apart from this doctrinal part, the Arya Samaj founded by Dayanand was important because it believed in the reform of Hindu society, although it should be carried out through Vedic rituals and in its institutions. Hence it cannot be believed in". His critique shows logical fallacies in the Bible, and throughout he asserts that the events depicted in the Bible portray God as a man rather than an Omniscient, Omnipotent or Complete being.
His father was Karshanji Lalji Kapadi, and his mother was Amrutbai. His inquiries were prompted by a family visit to a temple for overnight worship, when he stayed up waiting for God to appear to accept the offerings made to image of the God Shiva. The awakening of India during 19th century had two facets. Then onwards he started preaching against the falsehood of the prevailing Puranic faith. Yet, in his own day, when he spoke of the superiority of Hindu culture and religion , he was doing so in defense of what Europeans in India had insulted and denigrated.
The Arya Samaj is itself democratically organized. His philosophy inspired nationalists in the mutiny of a fact that is less known , as well as champions such as Lala Lajpat Rai and Bhagat Singh. As the movement grew, a split occurred in the Samaj in over the question of eating meat and the purpose of the educational institutions.
Sen, N. Dayananda and the Arya Samaj provide the ideological underpinnings of the Hindutva movement of the twentieth century. His inquiries were prompted by a family visit to a temple for overnight worship, when he stayed up waiting for God to appear to accept the offerings made to image of the God Shiva. He was respected at the time for taking parts in religious debates.
The philosophy of religion in India.
He began to Shuddhi Movement to reconvert Hindus who had converted to other religions. Dayananda taught that the Vedas are rational and contain universal principles. The Paropakarini Sabha located in the Indian city of Ajmer was founded by the Swami himself to publish his works and Vedic texts. Through his daily life and practice of yoga and asanas, teachings, preaching, sermons and writings, he inspired the Hindu nation to aspire to Swarajya self governance , nationalism, and spiritualism. His next step was to reform Hinduism with a new dedication to God. He was raised in the orthodox Hindu tradition but soon found himself unsatisfied with the archaic teachings and practices, especially idol worship and other primitivisms imposed on him.
A few more subsidiary features in the social field were envisaged by the Arya Samaj.
A Sikh scholar wrote a response, to which Dayanand Saraswati replied that his opinion had undergone a change after having visited the Punjab, and the remarks about Sikhism would be removed in the subsequent edition of his work. Dayananda concluded that current religious beliefs and social institutions were hopelessly corrupt. He believed that selfish and ignorant priests had perverted Hindu religion. He also wrote a treatise on the Vedas. One of the most important debates took place on 22 October in Varanasi , where he won a debate against 27 scholars and approximately 12 expert pandits. He believed that Hinduism had been corrupted by divergence from the founding principles of the Vedas and misled by the priesthood for the priests' self-aggrandizement.
In the night he saw that a mouse crept on the image and took the offerings placed before it.