By John Stratton Hawley

A widely-accepted reason behind India’s nationwide cohesion is a story referred to as the bhakti movement—poet-saints making a song bhakti from India’s southern tip to the Himalayas among six hundred and 1600. John Hawley exhibits that this narrative, with its political overtones, used to be created by means of the early-twentieth-century circle round Rabindranath Tagore in Bengal.

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