Swami Vivekananda’s 1893 speech still stands, says Congresswoman Sonia Gandhi

[ad_1] Congresswoman Sonia Gandhi today said Swami Vivekananda’s slogan of unity in her historic Chicago speech was as relevant today as it was in 1893 and should be the charter of the way forward in what she described as the current atmosphere of intolerance and hatred. Saluting Vivekananda on the 125th year of her speech … Read more

GDP in the soup for misrepresentation of the facts on the revolt of 1857

[ad_1] Mentioning Swami Vivekananda and Ramana Maharishi as among those who influenced the First War of Independence of 1857 in “New India Samachar” earned ridicule at the Press Information Bureau with several including a historian, a politician and a party , asking how someone born after the event influences it. One of the infographics in … Read more

Vivekananda advocated secularism, religion for the common good, says CJI NV Ramana

[ad_1] Swami Vivekananda advocated secularism, ‘analyzed the dangers posed by meaningless and sectarian strife’ and ‘believed that the true essence of religion is the common good’, India’s Chief Justice N.V. Ramana said on Sunday. . Addressing an event marking the 22nd Foundation Day celebration of the Vivekananda Institute of Human Excellence in Hyderabad, CJI said … Read more