World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Sree Narayana Trust

 

Sree Narayana Trust

Sri Narayana Guru : Spiritual Guru, One of the greatest Social reformers in India

Sree Narayana Trust, also known as the Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana (SNDP), has been an educational organisation in the R. Sankar, in 1952 to manage the Sree Narayana College, Kollam. Later, educational institutions were started in other parts of Kerala for the upliftment of the socially- and educationally-backward strata of society. At present there are over fifty educational institutions and four hospitals.

Contents

  • Schools and colleges 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • Further reading 4
  • External links 5

Schools and colleges

SNDP founded schools and colleges in the independent India. Previously the only private colleges were those managed by the church. The movement started with Sree Narayana College in Kollam. Many educational institutions were started under leadership of SNDP yogam. But soon it became quite difficult to maintain many such institutions by the yogam whose main objective was prophesy of Narayana Guru's vision among the masses. Under such circumstances, under the leadership of Sankar, a former chief minister of Kerala, the Sree Narayana Trust was started.

See also

References

Further reading

  • Jeffrey, Robin (1974). "The social origins of a caste association, 1875-1905: The founding of the S.N.D.P. Yogam". South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies. 1 4 (1): 39–59.   (subscription required)

External links

  • Sivagiri Website
  • Sree Narayana Guru By Prof. Omana

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.