Sunday 2 September 2018

2nd Sept : Vivekananda Rock Memorial

Namaskar and Greetings for 48th Anniversary of Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Kanyakumari.

2nd Sept 1970 has the same TITHI of 11th Sept 1893 - Vivekananda Rock Memorial, built in honour of Swami Vivekananda who is said to have attained enlightenment on the rock, was inaugurated by then Hon. President of India V V Giri on this day in 1970 in presence of Swami Vireshwaranandaji, President of RamaKrishna Math & Mission.

Shri C. Dhanasekaran, Q97, Agathar Nagar, Villivekam, Chennai  is the first entrant to Vivekananda Rock Memorial today. He became 6,32,79,055th Visitor from 2nd September 1970.

On this auspicious occasion which falls on Janamasthami this year, Vivekananda Kendra website takes a new look and a documentary on Vivekananda Rock Memorial is going to be telecast in Doordarshan Podhigai Channel on Sept 2nd at 8.30 pm, can be watch live at

Second Phase of Vivekananda Rock Memorial was parallel when Rock Memorial was taking shape. As Mananeeya Eknathji used to say "To put up a Cement and Concrete structure is not the work for which I am born, I am to erect a living and dynamic monument which will be worthy of Swami Vivekananda and which will be capable of bringing into fruition his grand vision of future India."

Vivekananda Kendra - an Extraordinary Organisation with Ordinary Men came to existence. Mananeeya Eknathji Ranade, the Man behind the Memorial started Vivekananda Kendra a spiritually oriented service mission in 1972 as the living memorial to Swami Vivekananda comprising of a cadre of dedicated JEEVANVRATIS, Sevavratis, Vanprasthi and Thousands of Local Karyakarata as well as lakhs of patrons, well wishers and our publication subscribers. Vivekananda Kendra is centered around the noble thought service to man is worship of God - and is guided by the national ideals RENUNCIATION and SERVICE with motto Serve Man - Serve God.

Plz find herewith the report of Kerala Flood Relief Work in pdf format.

Jai Shri Krishna

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