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Inspiring Quotes from Swami Vivekananda

Here are some inspiring quotes from the Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda. References are given for further pursuit. Strength We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. … Continue reading

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Complexity of Hinduism

(This paper was presented at International Conference on Communal Harmony & Nation Building at Benaras Hindu University, on 15-16 June 2015. The Conference was jointly organized by Department of Political Sciences, BHU and Islamic Students Organization.) Understanding the Complexity and Dynamism of Hinduism … Continue reading

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Sri Ramakrishna

Today is Sri Ramakrishna’s Jayanti. It was the time when Indian tradition, culture, civilization, values, etc. were being challenged by Western education and ideas. India had been at the top of the Human Civilization – economically, scientifically, technologically, philosophically, socially, … Continue reading

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Conch and Discus (Shankha and Cakra)

(An edited version of this article was published in the November 2017 issue of Vedanta Kesari, the monthly magazine published from Ramakrishna Math, Chennai.) Here is an imaginary conversation between a visitor and a devotee of Ramakrishna Math, Ulsoor, Bangalore. … Continue reading

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Gist of Vedanta in Two Words

(This article was published in the January 2014 issue of Vedanta Kesari, the monthly magazine published from Ramakrishna Math, Chennai.) The most popular quotation of Swami Vivekananda is “uttishthata, jaagrata, praapyavaraan nibodhata” – “Arise! Awake! Stop not till the goal … Continue reading

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