03 Nov The Complete Works of Vivekananda
This is the third volume of the collection of the books, lectures, letters, and poetry of 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.
- Lectures and Discourses: Unity, the Goal of Religion, The Free Soul, One Existence Appearing as Many.
- Bhakti-Yoga: Definition of Bhakti, The Philosophy of Ishvara, Spiritual Realisation, the aim of Bhakti-Yoga, The Need of Guru, Qualifications of the Aspirant and the Teacher, Incarnate Teachers and Incarnation, The Mantra: Om: Word and Wisdom, Worship of Substitutes and Images, The Chosen Ideal, The Method and the Means.
- Para-Bhakti or Supreme Devotion.
- The Preparatory Renunciation, The Bhakta’s Renunciation Results from Love, The Naturalness of Bhakti-Yoga and its Central Secret, The Forms of Love — Manifestation, Universal Love and How it Leads to Self Surrender, The Higher Knowledge and the Higher Love are One to the True Lover, The Triangle of Love, The God of Love is His Own Proof, Human Representations of the Divine Ideal of Love, Conclusion.
- Lectures from Colombo to Almora: First Public Lecture in the East (Colombo), Vedantism, Reply to the Address of Welcome at Pamban, Address at the Rameswaram Temple on Real Worship, Reply to the Address of Welcome at Ramnad, Reply to the Address of Welcome at Paramakudi, Reply to the Address of Welcome at Shivaganga and Manamadura, Reply to the Address of Welcome at Madura, The Mission of the Vedanta, Reply to the Address of Welcome at Madras, My Plan of Campaign, Vedanta in its Application to Indian Life, The Sages of India, The Work before us, The Future of India, On Charity, Address of Welcome Presented at Calcutta and Reply, The Vedanta in all its phases, Address of Welcome at Almora and Reply, Vedic Teaching in Theory and Practice, Bhakti, The Common Bases of Hinduism, Bhakti, The Vedanta, Vedantism, The Influence of Indian Spiritual Thought in England, Sannyasa: Its Ideal and Practice, What have I learnt?, The Religion we are born in.
- Reports in American Newspapers
- India: Her Religion and Customs, Hindus at the Fair, At the Parliament of Religions, Personal Traits, Reincarnation, Hindu Civilisation, An Interesting Lecture, The Hindoo Religion, The Hindoo Monk, Plea for Tolerance, Manners and Customs in India, Hindoo Philosophy, Miracles, The Divinity of Man, The Love of God, The Women of India.
- Buddhistic India.
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