NOBLE, Margaret E.

NOBLE, Margaret E. (Sister Nivedita). 28.10.1867 — Darjeeling 13.10.1911. Irishwoman, follower of Vivekananda. No scholar. Daughter of a Protestant priest. Worked as teacher in Ireland, in 1895 met Vivekananda in London and 1898 went to India. Stationed in Calcutta she worked as teacher, in social work and freedom movement, in close collaboration with Vivekananda. In 1899-1901 travelled in Europe and the U.S.A. collecting funds.

Publications: with A. K. Coomaraswamy: Myths of the Hindus and Buddhists. L. 1913.

Sources: Wikipedia: long article with several photos.

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