Tag: Swami Vivekananda

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  • RK Mission marks 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago address with inter-faith meet

    RK Mission marks 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago address with inter-faith meet

    Former President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the Interfaith meet

    September 12, 2018
  • Looking back for answers

    Looking back for answers

    It's a tragic irony of history that the people of Sylhet and other parts of East Bengal who moved to Assam after 1947 are now required to prove their identity as Indians in independent India.

    August 27, 2018
  • Belligerence to Harmony

    Belligerence to Harmony

    They were radically different. Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose was a staunch Brahmo and Swami Vivekananda a devout Hindu. Their coming together was in itself a paradox, indeed a transition from belligerence to harmony. Their contribution to their respective philosophies was original. Vivekananda’s image worship and Guru worship were repugnant to Bose, and the latter was …

    August 7, 2018
  • Development of Self

    Development of Self

    Many of us are very discontented and disgruntled, whining about everyone and everything around us. Incapable of exploring their own immanent potential and savouring the splendour of life, they are busy cribbing about anything and everything. Such people don’t spare even the Almighty, cursing Him for all the mess in their personal and public life. …

    August 2, 2018
  • Secrets of Yoga

    Secrets of Yoga

    Seers had once discovered that the universe is not a chaos, but a cosmos, and it is made of akasha, the cosmic matter, and prana, the cosmic energy. Akasha is integrated to the universe by the power of prana. Everything that has a form and existence is evolved out of akasha. Accordingly, the human body …

    July 11, 2018
  • Understanding spiritual science

    Understanding spiritual science

    Spirituality is entirely a matter of subjective observations corroborated by intuitive dialectics. It is founded on a firm scientific ground exclusive to itself. Having its reach above brain and mind, spirituality isn’t a matter for neuroscience or psychology. Its chief concern is cosmic consciousness. Both brain and mind in super conscious state of man are …

    June 10, 2018
  • Heresy and Democracy

    Heresy and Democracy

    The world has progressed through heresy, not piety. Piety, in most cases, involves no more than blind faith. Blind faith breeds intolerance and inhumanity. Literally, blind faith is faith that makes people blind. The profiteers of religion and politics find it irresistible to take advantage of it. Consider this significant anomaly of our times. Modernity …

    May 24, 2018
  • The Personal God

    The Personal God

    Treading on the dolorous path of quotidian existence and the attendant vicissitudes of life, the human being after protracted travails and suffering in one or many births, attains perfection already immanent in him. This is the dominant belief in the philosophy of Hinduism. To attain this perfection is of necessity an unrelenting effort, pre-eminently through …

    May 19, 2018
  • SP Mookerjee’s name blackened on Presi wall

    SP Mookerjee’s name blackened on Presi wall

    Black ink was found smeared on the name of Syama Prasad Mookherjee on Presidency University’s Wall of Fame inside the university campus. As a part of their bicentenary celebrations, the university had dedicated an entire wall to its outstanding alumni by engraving their names on the wall. The Wall of Fame bears names of such …

    March 20, 2018
  • Differentiate between refugees and infiltrators, RSS on Rohingyas

    Differentiate between refugees and infiltrators, RSS on Rohingyas

    Noting Swami Vivekananda termed India as shelter for all religions, a senior RSS leader on Sunday said that the country had admitted Jews, Parsis etc but given the larger number of Rohingyas trying to enter India made understanding the difference between refugee and infiltrators important. Also terming all castes and communities an integral part of …

    March 19, 2018
  • Mamata remembers Ramakrishna on his 182nd birth anniversary

    Mamata remembers Ramakrishna on his 182nd birth anniversary

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday remembered Sri Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa Dev on his 182nd birth anniversary. Banerjee took to Twitter, to pay her respect to Sri Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa Dev. ঠাকুর শ্রী শ্রী রামকৃষ্ণ পরমহংসদেবের জন্মতিথিতে প্রণাম pic.twitter.com/nxiM4fuQSf — Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) February 17, 2018 Ramakrishna was born on 18 February 1836, in the …

    February 17, 2018
  • 2-day youth festival concludes

    2-day youth festival concludes

    The two-day youth festival that was organised at the Muktadhara Auditorium in Gole Market to celebrate the 156th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda by Bengal Association, concluded on Sunday with theatre performances based on social stigma, comedy and thriller, among others. The youth fest named ‘2nd Yuva Natyotsav’ witnessed various dramas that showcased the talent …

    January 22, 2018
  • Mamata urges PM Modi to consider Vivekananda and Netaji’s birth anniversaries as holidays

    Mamata urges PM Modi to consider Vivekananda and Netaji’s birth anniversaries as holidays

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging the government to declare birth anniversaries of Swami Vivekananda and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose as national holidays. Banerjee in a tweet said, “Swami Vivekananda and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose are national and international icons. I have written a letter to the PM …

    January 20, 2018
  • The new society

    The new society

    Swami Vivekananda upheld the spirit of man as one who is always victorious. He cared for the society that never fails to fathom and respond to its problems and priorities, promises and perfection. A vibrant visionary and positive thinker, he was one of the most powerful exponents of radical thought and experiments to put in …

    January 16, 2018
  • The Wandering Monk

    The Wandering Monk

    The old adage goes, “A wandering monk and flowing water do not become dirty.” In that context, it has been rightly proclaimed in The Life of Swami Vivekananda: “A love of pilgrimage characterises the Hindu monk… by not remaining in any one place for long the wandering monk remains free from blemish.” Just prior to …

    January 13, 2018
  • Musical tribute to Swami Vivekananda

    Musical tribute to Swami Vivekananda

    On the occasion of the 156th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, the Sangeet Natak Akademi in collaboration with the Ramakrishna Mission, Delhi organised a musical event to pay tribute to the saint. The cultural mélange also commemorated 125 years of the historic address which Swami Vivekananda had delivered at the Parliament of World Religions in …

    January 13, 2018
  • Country’s youth should be job creators and innovators: PM Modi

    Country’s youth should be job creators and innovators: PM Modi

    On the 155th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, celebrated as ‘National Youth Day’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the country’s youth to become innovators and create jobs. Addressing the 22nd National  Ceremony of National Youth Festival 2018 at the Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida via video conferencing, Modi said called upon the youth to create …

    January 12, 2018