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Bal Prashna

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Bal Prashna

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Sumitra Nandan Pant

(1900-1976)

Sumitra Nandan Pant (1900-1976) ‘Bal Prashna’ (A child’s question). It was composed with the backdrop of Swamiji’s trip to Almora in 1897. This forms a part of the book ‘Veena.’ Here is a translation of the poem:

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Vivekananda – Swami Ramakrishnananda

Swami Ramakrishnananda

Just as the sun dispels darkness,
just as Lord Vishnu destroys the wicked,
so his enchanting personality
destroys the threefold misery of man

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Vivekananda – Sri Chinmoy

Vivekananda

by Sri Chinmoy

Sri Chinmoy

Sri Ramakrishna’s life-breath,

Sri Ramakrishna’s supreme gift to mankind,

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Conquest of America

Conquest of America by Vivekananda Swami

(published in The Indian Mirror 1897)

The Swami sailed to Western shore,

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A humorous ditty

Christopher Isherwood

(He composed this ditty, sung to the tune of “Bye, Bye, Blackbird”.)

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