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Resource name: /The Ashram/Inspiring Connections/Lokamanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak/A Great Mind,a Great will.htm
A Great Mind, a Great Wi11*   A GREAT mind, a great will, a great and preeminent leader of men has passed away from the field of his achievement and labour. To the mind of his country Lokamanya Tilak was much more, for he had become to it a considerable part of itself, the embodiment of its past efforts and the head of its present struggle for a free and greater life. His achievement and personality have put him amidst the first rank of historic and significant figures. He was one who built much rapidly out of little beginnings, a creator of great things out of an unworked material. The creations he left behind him were a new and strong and self-
Resource name: /The Ashram/Inspiring Connections/Lokamanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak/Tilak and Ganesh festival.htm
Ganesh Chaturthi  also known as   Tilak & Sri Ganesh festival   Ganesh Chaturthi  also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is the Hindu festival celebrated on the occasion of birthday of Lord Ganesha, the son of Shiva and Parvati, who is believed to bestow his presence on earth for all his devotees in the duration of this festival. It is the day Shiva declared his son Ganesha as superior to all the gods. Ganesha is widely worshipped as the god of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune and t
Resource name: /The Ashram/Inspiring Connections/Lokamanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak/Sri Aurobindo on Tilak.htm
Sri Aurobindo on Bal Gangadhar Tilak   NEITHER Mr. Tilak nor his speeches really require any presentation or foreword. His speeches are, like the featureless Brahman, self-luminous. Straightforward, lucid, never turning aside from the point which they mean to hammer in or wrapping it up in ornamental verbiage, they read like a series of self-evident propositions. And Mr. Tilak himself, his career, his place in Indian politics are also a self-evident proposition, a hard fact baffling and dismaying in the last degree to those to whom his name has been anathema and his increasing pre-eminence figured as a portent of evil
Resource name: /The Ashram/Inspiring Connections/Lokamanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak/Biography.htm
Lokmanya Tilak (Marathi, born as Keshav Gangadhar Tilak (23 July 1856 – 1 August 1920), was an Indian nationalist, teacher, social reformer, lawyer and freedom  fighter who was the first popular leader of the Indian Independence Movement. Met Sri Aurobindo Several times prior to his arrival in Pondicherry and were closely associated during the freedom struggle. In  The British colonial authorities derogatorily called him "Father of the Indian