Wednesday, January 11, 2006

National Youth Day

In India, January 12th of every year is celebrated as National Youth Day. It is the Birthday of Swami Vivekananda, the patron of Youth. Swami Vivekananda's Biography by Swami Nikhilananda is available online on RamakrishnaVivekanada , this site also has got a link to the Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda.

Quotations from the Works of Sw. Ranganathananda

Today, I came across the Quotations of
Swami Ranganathanandaji Maharaj (1908 - 2005), 13th President of the Ramakrishna Order culled from his works available on the website of the Vedanta Society of New York (Westside).
Swami Ranganathananda was a great orator and scholar of repute, a brief biography of Swami Ranganathananda is available on the official website of the Ramakrishna Math & Mission President.

Monday, January 02, 2006

Photo of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa - Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama, Mysore

Photo of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa taken on Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi's Jayanthi on 23rd December 2005 at Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama, Mysore

Kalpataru: Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa

Yesterday, 1st January 2005 was a Day of great significance for the Devotees of Sri Ramakrishna Paramhamsa, it is the day on which Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa blessed all those present thus: "Be Illumined!" at the Cossipore garden. Since then, this day is being celebrated as 'Kalpataru Day'.