Lectures from Colombo to Almora front cover 1897 edition. Inspired talks by swami vivekananda pdf reached Calcutta via Madras on 20 January 1897. Then Vivekananda travelled extensively and visited many Indian states.
The book contains reports of his 17 lectures. He came back to India in 1897 via Colombo. Vivekananda reached Colombo on 15 January 1897 where the natives warmly welcomed him. Things are turning out most curiously for me. From Colombo in Ceylon, where I landed, to Ramnad, the nearly southernmost point of the Indian continent where I am just now as the guest of the Raja of Ramnad, my journey has been a huge procession — crowds of people, illuminations, addresses, etc.
A monument forty feet high is being built on the spot where I landed. The Raja of Ramnad has presented his address to “His most Holiness” in a huge casket of solid gold beautifully worked. Madras and Calcutta are on the tiptoe of expectation as if the whole nation is rising to honour me. I write just now, and may this find you all in health and peace!
On 16 January 1897 he gave a lecture titled “Indian, the sacred land. 19 June he reached there. The introductory note of the book was written by Henrietta Muller, a friend and disciple of Vivekananda. These lectures have been subject of scholarly studies and source of inspiration for many people. Sri Lankan sage Yogaswami was deeply influenced by the lectures given by Vivekananda at Colombo. Vivekananda’s opening words “The time is short and the subject is vast” had deep impact on the young Yogaswami. In alphabetical order, name and spelling according to book’s first edition’s table of content.
Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture. Swami Vivekananda 1893 Scanned Image. This page was last edited on 26 December 2016, at 06:13. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. This temple is the heart of the Ramakrishna Movement. In 2007 Belurmath railway station was also inaugurated which is dedicated to Belurmath temple. In January 1897, Swami Vivekananda arrived in Colombo with his small group of Western disciples.