Swami Vivekananda

Human birth is rare indeed! Adi Sankara says: ‘jantu nAm nara janma durlabham!’ (of all births it is human birth that is the rarest). ‘aridu aridu mAnidarAi pirathal aridu’ (rare indeed it is to be born as a human), says …

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This month’s quiz is on the famous Vivekananda Rock Memorial located near the southernmost tip of India in Tamil Nadu. 1. In which town is Vivekananda Rock Memorial located? a. Trichy b. Kanyakumari c. Madurai 2. Name the sea that …

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This series chronicles interesting experiences recounted by the devotees of HH Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji. These articles are  translations from the series, “Madhuramaana Mahaneeyar” that is published every month in Madhuramurali Tamil monthly magazine. Let the Power of Motherhood …

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July 12, 2014 was celebrated as Guru Poornima, an auspicious day to celebrate, worship and extol the greatness of the Guru. On this occasion, let’s see if you know who were the Gurus of some famous Indian personalities. 1. Who …

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All Mahans – great yogis, jnanis and bhaktas who renounced the whole world for spiritual prowess, for Self-Knowledge, for the sake of their Lord – have nevertheless had a soft corner for their mothers. Sri Adi Shankara, the great Jnani …

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February 14th has come to be considered as the day of ‘love’ across the world. What is the highest form of love in this world? Love of God? Perhaps. But mahatmas say that more than our love of God, it …

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Swami Vivekananda was born on January 12, 1863 in Kolkata, India. His parents were Vishwanath Datta and Bhuvaneshwari Devi, and they named him as Narendra Nath Dutta. Naren grew up to become the prime disciple of Ramakrishna Paramhamsa and the …

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1. Swami Vivenakanda was the disciple of A. Ramakrishna Paramahamsa B. Swami Sadananda C. Ramana Maharshi 2. Swami Vivekananda’s birth name is A.  Virendar Dutta B. Narendranath Dutta C. Rabindranath Tagore 3. Name the birth-place of Swami Vivekananda A. New …

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Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa was a great avatara purusha, who came at a time when India was passing through a phase of decadence. Sri Ramakrishna demonstrated beyond doubt to the world, the reality of God and the validity of the time-honored …

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