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Mukti Revival
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The Holy Spirit revival that took place during 1905–1907 at Mukti, a Christian faith mission, at Kedgaon, near Pune, Maharashtra, is the most significant Indian revival that made a global impact. Despite its distinctiveness, the Mukti Revival was disregarded in popular Pentecostal historiographical accounts until recently. This was probably because it was later interpreted as an evangelical awakening, and the interpretation of tongues-speaking as initial evidence for Spirit baptism and a missionary tool for evangelism, was not emphasized as at the Azusa Street Revival. There …

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Lukose, Wessly, “Mukti Revival”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 29 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 20201204

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