Swami Vivekananda: His new monastic Order

Thank you very much for this wonderful article, I am re-blogging it.

Swami Vedatitananda

Swami Nirvanananda Memorial Lecture


Ramakrishna Math, Bhubaneswar

on 25th July 2015

 Om sthapakaya cha dharmasya sarva dharma svarupine

Avatara varishtaya Ramakrishnaya te namaha.

Revered Secretary Maharaj, dear Mihir Maharaj and dear devotees and friends, generally, in our Order, we do not speak after our Revered Secretary Maharaj has spoken. Today I am making an exception because Revered Maharaj has himself asked me to speak after him.

I have come from Ramakrishna Mission Shilpamandira, Belur Math. It is a Polytechnic College where we give training to Diploma students. Belur Math, as you all know, is the headquarters of the worldwide Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, two organizations started by Swami Vivekananda.

Today’s topic for deliberation is ‘Swami Vivekananda: His new monastic Order’. The topic has the words ‘New monastic Order’. This suggests that there are at least two types of monastic orders – the old one and the…

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One thought on “Swami Vivekananda: His new monastic Order

  1. Hi Durga Ma and thanks for this text that resonate with me. That is something I try to achieve : to renunciate while serving the world. For example, in my work, I try to practice the detachment from the fruits (results) of my work. It is a competitive environment, so the challenge for me It’s to be in the game (to perform in some way) while being detached. I could choose not to perform, but I would be out of the game soon. Many thanks _/\_ Janaka


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