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By John Stratton Hawley

A widely-accepted reason behind India’s nationwide harmony is a story known 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, was once created through the early-twentieth-century circle round Rabindranath Tagore in Bengal.

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