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Kara Ruda, Missionary

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Missionary
Year: 
1881 - 1931


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29.0 Missionary Kara Ruda

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Missionary Kara Ruda

Bhagat (devotee) Kara Ruda was a resident of Sheeshang (Wadala) in Saurashtra, India. Some point out his birth place to be Mengani or Virpur etc... in Saurashtra. However, he spent many years of his life in Rajkot, Saurashtra. He prosecuted his higher studies also in Rajkot itself. The college where Mahatma Gandhi received high education was the very Alfred College in which the Missionary also acquired his training up to Intermediate. Besides English language, he used to recite Sanscrit verses by heart very fluently.

61. Kara Ruda, Missionary - page 240

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Kara Ruda, Missionary

Kara Ruda came from the village of Shishang in Saurashtra, India, but there are also reports that show Kara Ruda's birthplace to be in Mengani, Virpur or Lodika in 1881. He however spent many years in Rajkot, where acquired his education.
His name was Kader Ali, and he became known as Karabhai. When the people found him compelling in religious beliefs, they called him Kara Ruda (Kara, the true), making him known as Kara Ruda, or Bhagat Karabhai.

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