Tejasvini is an inspirational handbook that records the contribution and sacrifice of sixty-seven great Indian women from various walks of life. These short biographical accounts capture in letter and spirit the strength and power of women from eleventh century ce to our present times. This book surveys the role of women in various fields like education, music, dance, literature, sports, service, religion and spirituality that the history has witnessed time and again.
This book also records the supportive role of women during revolutionary periods. The sacrifice of women during renaissance movements and in freedom struggle especially during the Revolt of 1857 is a highly motivating remainder of their bravery and valour. The lives of these women, marked by discipline and strengthened by ethical codes, have made them immortal beings that will serve as the guiding spirit for generations to come. There is a place in this book highlighting the lives of many lesser or unknown warriors, scholars, artists, devotees and others.
This book is expected to inspire young minds, especially the women of modern India.