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Bal Prashna

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Bal Prashna


Sumitra Nandan Pant


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: read more

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


by Sri Chinmoy

Sri Chinmoy

Sri Ramakrishna’s life-breath,

Sri Ramakrishna’s supreme gift to mankind, read more

Conquest of America

Conquest of America by Vivekananda Swami

(published in The Indian Mirror 1897)

The Swami sailed to Western shore, read more

A humorous ditty

Christopher Isherwood

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