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

Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra is commendable. But attacking the Sangh is futile

[ad_1] By an instructive coincidence, Rahul Gandhi’s Bold Bharat Jodo Yatra saw him visit the Vivekananda Rock Memorial in Kanyakumari at the start of his five-month mass contact march to Kashmir covering 3,500 km. This writer wholeheartedly supports the yatra because India needs a revitalized Congress, and Rahul is a very misunderstood leader with a … Read more

Swami Vivekananda’s famous Chicago speech, quotes to inspire you

[ad_1] About 125 years ago, on September 11, Swami Vivekanand delivered an iconic and eloquent speech at the Chicago Convention of the Parliament of Religions. Introducing Hinduism to the world in 1893, Swami Vivekanand spoke about intolerance, religion and the need to end all forms of fanaticism. Such was the effect of the remarkable message … Read more

Explained: How Swami Vivekananda Became the ‘Messenger of Indian Wisdom’ to the West

[ad_1] January 12 is the birthday of Swami Vivekananda, the famous Hindu spiritual and intellectual leader of the late 19th century. A major religious reformer in India, Swami Vivekananda is credited with bringing the Hindu philosophies of Yoga and Vedanta to the West. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose called Vivekananda “the creator of modern India”. In … Read more

Swami Vivekananda’s thought is as relevant to India’s future as it was to its past

[ad_1] Swami Vivekananda is the inspiration behind National Youth Day. In just 39 years, 14 of them in public life, he filled the country with a thought whose energy is still felt today. Generations to come will continue to feel this energy. One of India’s most important resources is the youth. One in five young … Read more

HC grants pre-arrest bail to principal convicted of ‘casteist’ remarks against teacher

[ad_1] Granting early bail to a school principal convicted of allegedly hurling caste abuse at a teacher, the Bombay High Court recently expressed dissatisfaction with the plaintiff’s act of putting up a banner demanding the director’s arrest. The court observed that due to a performance-related issue, the teacher was censured by the said school and … Read more