Wednesday 24 April 2013

15th February in Swami Vivekananda Life

15 February:
15 Feb 1895 - Yoga class began in NY
15 Feb 1896 - Class for Raj Yoga Beginners start in NY
15 Feb 1897 : Swami Vivekananda leaves by steamer for CalcuttaYet in spite of the most adverse surrounding of climate, etc., we have been able to do much, we have to do much more. I am proud of my race, I do not despair, I am seeing daily a glorious and wonderful future in my menial [mental] visions. Take greatest care of these young ones on whom our future depends. from Chennai after Vivekananda Navaratri.
15 Feb 1901 : Newspaper Report: "Swami Vivekananda (on education) in Belur" - He spoke on need of strength, good food and character for students. ...our character has disappeared. Our English education has destroyed everything and left nothing in its place. Our children have lost their politeness. To talk nicely is degrading. To be reverential to one's elders is degrading. Irreverence has been the sign of liberty. It is high time that we go back to our old politeness. ....


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