02 Nov The Complete Works of Vivekananda
In the volumes of the works of the Swami Vivekananda we have what is not only a gospel to the world at large, but also to its own children, the Charter of the Hindu Faith. What Hinduism needed, amidst the general disintegration of the modern era, was a rock where she could lie at anchor, an authoritative utterance in which she might recognise her self. And this was given to her, in these words and writings of the Swami Vivekananda. For the first time in history, as has been said elsewhere, Hinduism itself forms here the subject of generalisation of a Hindu mind of the highest order. For ages to come the Hindu man who would verify, the Hindu mother who would teach her children, what was the faith of their ancestors will turn to the pages of these books for assurance and light. Long after the English language has disappeared from India, the gift that has here been made, through that language, to the world, will remain and bear its fruit in East and West alike. What Hinduism had needed, was the organising and consolidating of its own idea. What the world had needed was a faith that had no fear of truth. Both these are found here. Nor could any greater proof have been given of the eternal vigour of the Sanâtana Dharma, of the fact that India is as great in the present as ever in the past, than this rise of the individual who, at the critical moment, gathers up and voices the communal consciousness. — Sister Nivedita.
- Jnana-Yoga: The Necesssity of Religion, The Real Nature of Man, Maya and Illusion, Maya and the Evolution of the Conception of God, Maya and Freedom, The Absolute and Manifestation, God in Everything, Realisation, Unity in Diversity, The Freedom of the Soul, The Cosmos: The Macrocosm, The Cosmos: The Microcosm, Immortality, The Atman, The Atman: Its Bondage and Freedom, The Real and the Apparent Man.
- Practical Vedanta and other lectures: Practical Vedanta: Part I, Practical Vedanta: Part II, Practical Vedanta: Part III, Practical Vedanta: Part IV, The Way to the Realisation of a Universal Religion, The Ideal of a Universal Religion, The Open Secret, The Way to Blessedness, Yajnavalkya and Maitreyi, Soul, Nature and God, Cosmology, A study of the Sankhya philosophy, Sankhya and Vedanta, The Goal.
- Reports in American Newspapers: Note, Divinity of Man, Swami Vivekananda on India, Religious Harmony, From far off India, An Evening with our Hindu Cousins, The Manners and Customs of India, The Religions of India, Sects and Doctrines in India, Less Doctrine and more Bread, The Religion of Buddha, All Religions are Good, The Hindu way of life, Ideals of Womanhood, True Buddhism, India’s Gift to the World, Child Widows of India, Some Customs of the Hindus.
7.5 x 9.25 in
Paperback: 9781788940474, 9781788941808
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