Sunday, May 22, 2011

My preface on Awakening India as flashed on the f.b. on May 22,2011

Bishwa Nath Singh
One of my esteemed friends living in abroad had requested me to give brief account of our motherland-India with short note on its awakening. I present herewith the same in my note :”A glimpse and awakening of India by Bishwa Nath Singh

( Photo of Swami Vivekanand)

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Bishwa Nath Singh:

Swami Vivekanand who was born on January 12, 1863 and died on July 4, 1902 whose name was Narendranath Dutta was the chief disciple of the nineteenth century mystic Paramhans Ramakrishna, the founder of Ramakrishna Mission.He was consid...ered a key figure in the introduction of Vedanta and Yoga in Europe and America and also credited with raising interfaith awareness, bringing Hinduism to the status of a world religion during the end of the nineteenth Century. He is remembered as to be a major force in the revival of Hinduism in modern India. He is widely known for his inspiring speech beginning with \"Sisters and Brothers of America” through which he introduced Hinduism at the Parliament of the World\'s Religions at Chicago in 1893. From his childhood, he showed inclination towards spirituality and God realization. While searching for a man who could directly demonstrate the reality of God, he came to Ramakrishna and became his disciple. As a guru Ramakrishna taught him Advaita Vedanta and that all religions are true, and service to man was the most effective worship of God. After the death of his Guru, he became a wandering monk touring the Indian subcontinent and getting a first hand account of India's condition. He later sailed to Chicago and represented India as a delegate in the 1893 Parliament of World religions. An eloquent speaker, Vivekananda was invited to several forums in United States and spoke at universities and clubs. He conducted several public and private lectures, disseminating Vedanta, Yoga and Hinduism in America, England and few other countries in Europe. He also established Vedanta societies in America and England. He later sailed back to India and in 1897 he founded the Ramakrishna Math and Mission, a philanthropic and spiritual organization. The Swami is regarded as one of India's foremost nation-builders. His teachings influenced the thinking of other national leaders and philosophers, like Mahatma Gandhi, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Subhas Chandra Bose, Aurobindo Ghosh, Dr. S.Radhakrishnan. His one hundred fiftieth Birth day celeberation is devoted exclusively for the cause of awakening India Let us join to pay our humble obeisance to His lotus feet and seek His bliss to give us wisdom to strive hard for the cause of awakening India very sincerely and truthfully!

Pearleke Pearl:
Thank you Sri Bishwa Nath Singh to increase my knowledge here ' Shukrya

Naresh Bohra :
बहुत ही विस्तृत और उपयोगी जानकरी...


May 22,2011

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