• Swami Vivekananda and the World’s Parliament of Religions 1893 New Perspectives Prabuddha Bharata September October 2018

    Author(s):
    Narasimhananda Swami (see profile)
    Date:
    2019
    Group(s):
    Hinduisms, Indology, Philosophy of Religion, Textual Scholarship, Theology
    Subject(s):
    Indian culture, Spiritual development, Social identity, Cultural evolution, Philosophical theology, Spirituality, Psychology
    Item Type:
    Article
    Tag(s):
    Advaita Vedanta, India history, Indian Studies
    Permanent URL:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/0vb0-b120
    Abstract:
    Swami Vivekananda lives even today through his words that shake the reader to one’s very foundations. He is fulfilling his prophecy: ‘It may be that I shall find it good to get outside of my body—to cast it off like a disused garment. But I shall not cease to work! I shall inspire men everywhere, until the world shall know that it is one with God.’ His words are not mere articulations of thought, but they represent the most radical of ethos transmitted through powerful spiritual energy that transforms all who receive them and continues to grow as part of their personalities, and finally engulfs them in an ocean of holy poise, and elevates those who show endeavour, to the fulfilling knowledge of non-difference and to the realisation of Self. To Swamiji, it was Sri Ramakrishna, who staged the World’s Parliament of Religions at Chicago in 1893.
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