Swami Vivekananda

Total Posts : 16 posts

India

A very unusual Cricket link between Swami Vivekananda and Mohammad Shami

Swami Vivekananda achieved a lot in his short life.  He not only set the foundation for the creation of Indian Institute of Science in his meeting with Jamsetji Tata [https://www.drishtikone.com/september-11-when-a-monk-invaded-the-consciousness-of-america-150-years-ago/] , but also inspired John Rockefeller [https://www.drishtikone.com/how-swami-vivekananda-changed-john-rockefeller/] to start the first business charity

09 Feb 20 2 min read
Religion

Breaking Dharma: Vilification of Bhakt, Bhakti and Guru

Over the last few years, the left (and the their ideological allies, the Congress and its bedfellows the regional so-called secular parties) – in order to spite their political rivals, the BJP – have used a word pejoratively – “Bhakt”.  Which means devotee.  Clever ploy to use Dharmic terms in a negative way

10 Jul 16 5 min read
India

Rapes and Life Lesson from Swami Vivekananda

Long before Swami Vivekananda had become popular through his landmark speeches in Chicago in 1893, he had once gone to meet and stay with Maharaja of Jaipur.  As was the custom, Maharaja a great lover of festivities went out of his way to welcome Swamiji.  There was an issue that

02 Jan 13 5 min read
India

The Big Fight (NDTV) on Higgs Boson: Some Reflections

There is a lot of interest in the “God Particle” and the debates on TV are happening on the subject as well. The debate on NDTV under the title “The Big Fight” was one such discussion / debate.  My interest of entry in this debate was that my Guru, Sadhguru was

08 Jul 12 5 min read
Spirituality

Himalayan Dhyan Yatra: Manifesting the unmanifest

Existence in Sanskrit is called Srishti – manifestation – and not Kriti – Creation. For manifest to occur, unmanifest is an absolute necessity. Manifest, however, has no existence of its own. Its a reflection. A limited yet potently interesting one. When the manifest is “destroyed”, what remains is the raison d’etre and

08 Oct 11 10 min read
Spirituality

Notion of ‘Doing Good’ – an exploration

Swami Vivekananda’s lectures after his path-breaking set of speeches at the 1893 World Parliament of Religions have been compiled in the “The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda”.  As an enlightened being and a window to his Guru Shri Ramakrishna Paramhans, Swami Vivekananda said a lot of things with great

14 Oct 05 5 min read
Sciences

Metaphysics and Quantum Physics on Space, Time and Causation!

Metaphysics and Quantum Physics are explorations of reality. Laws are merely different events that have been linked in a causation paradigm – because they have happened – or apparently happened – as we know them in a certain sequence! The structure and serial linkages of the prevalent laws and “principles” therefore are limited

10 Oct 05 5 min read

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