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inspired talks

by swami vivekananda

Author: swami vivekananda

Religion & Spirituality » Hinduism


Language: English

Added by: B. Lamb "bibl...

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The work by Swami Vivekananda, a nineteenth century Hindu spiritual leader and reformer, mystic and major exponent of Vedanta philosophy. In contains the poems and letters, the conversations of the author with some of the disciples and his lectures; the one on Sri Ramakrishna is included.

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...MASTER. February 14th, 1894, stands out in my memory as a day apart, a sacred, holy day ; for it was then that I first saw the form and lis- tened to the voice of that Great Soul, that Spiritual Giant, the Swami Vivekananda who, two years later, to my great joy and never- ceasing wonder, accepted me as a disciple. He had been lecturing in the large cities of this country and on the above date gave the first of a series of lectures in Detroit, in the Unitarian Church. The large edifice was literally packed and the Swami received an ovation. I can see him yet as he stepped upon the platform, a regal, majestic figure, vital, 24 The Master forceful, dominant, and at the first sound of the wonderful voice, a voice all music now like the plaintive minor strain of an Eolian harp, again, deep, vibrant, resonant there was a hush, a stillness that could almost be felt, and the vast audience breathed as one man. The Swami gave five public lectures and he held his audiences, for his was the grasp...

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