Verrier Elwin's role in preserving the culture and heritage of indigenous tribes of India is intriguing. His captivating journey from a Christian Missionary who abandoned the clergy, took up Hinduism and worked for the aboriginals, is fascinating to say the least. Verrier Elwin - Sapna Divya Darshana Male, his biography in Kannada written by B.G. Ramesh and L.S. Sheshagiri Rao and published by Sapna Book House, paints a colourful and honest picture of the life of Dr Verrier Elwin. Verrier Elwin's sincere attempts at understanding and working for the aborigines and the tribes in India is described in vivid detail in the book. His love for the people of the country resulted in Verrier Elwin becoming the first Englishman to get citizenship of India. Presented in paperback, the memoir is a fascinating read.
Through his pure hearted attempts to help out the poor and the destitute, Verrier Elwin won the hearts of some of the powerful figures of the country including Jawaharlal Nehru and Mahatma Gandhi. Verrier Elwin expressed his opposition to the nationalistic views and propaganda despite coming from a Christian missionary background. Dr Elwin was an anthropologist and a free spirit and was more at home among the tribal people. There is an invisible barrier among the poor and the elite that Dr Verrier Elwin tried to overcome through his life and efforts. The biography describes the life of a selfless man who lived and loved India and strove for the upliftment of its people. Read the biography to know more about the life and thoughts of a great man. Buy Verrier Elwin- Sapna Divya Darshana Male online at Junglee.com.