Swami Vivekananda
Webinar on “NEP-2020 –Towards Holistic Education”

The National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 is a milestone document in the context of nation-building. VIF has thus planned to take up, in a series of webinars, issues arising out of the NEP-2020 which have a rather long-term bearing on the country’s...

Swami Vivekananda’s Influence on Indian Freedom Fighters

Swami Vivekananda’s true place in Indian history, his contribution in the making of modern India has not been duly assessed by Indian historians. It is impossible to fully assess the extent of his impact on the course of national or even world...

Vimarsha: Vivekananda and National Regeneration

“My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation, out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem, like lions.” VIF held the first Vimarsha of the year on January 13, 2020. The highlight of this session of...

Practical Patriotism: Remembering Swami Vivekananda on his 157th birth anniversary

In December 1892, Swami Vivekananda was visiting Trivandrum, the capital of the then Princely State of Travancore. This was right before his visit to Kanyakumari, where, during the Christmas of 1892, sitting on “the last bit of Indian rock” 1, he...

Panel Discussion on ‘Swami Vivekananda and Nation Building’

In order to commemorate Swami Vivekananda’s 156th birth anniversary this year, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized a panel discussion on ‘Swami Vivekananda and Nation Building’ on 17th January 2019. The panelists were: Param...

Swami Vivekananda and the New Gospel of ‘Manliness’

(This Commentary has been written to commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. Before the new generation misconstrues, Manliness is truly defined as ‘Purusharth’. - Ed) On the occasion of the 156th birth anniversary of Swami...

Talk by Ku. Nivedita Bhide, Vice President of Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari on ‘Swami Vivekananda and his Contemporary Relevance’

In commemoration of 125 years of Swami Vivekananda’s famous Chicago speech, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi, invited Sister Nivedita Raghunath Bhide, the Vice President of Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari to dwell upon the...

Vimarsha: Talk by Shri Swami Avdheshanand Giri ji Maharaj, Acharya Mahamandaleshwar of the Juna Akhara on ‘Desh, Samaj aur Vyakti’

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi, hosted its monthly event, Vimarsha, on in the commemoration of 125th years of Swami Vivekananda's Chicago Speech. The topic was ‘Desh, Samaj aur Vyakti’ and to speak on the topic, Swami...

Counsels from the Life of Swami Vivekananda for the Indian Youth

Swami Vivekananda was a monk who travelled extensively in the most interior parts of India, which inevitably shaped his conscience about the uniqueness of Indian culture, spirituality and civilisation. He could see the greatness of India even at the...

Panel Discussion to Commemorate the 155th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized a panel discussion to commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda on 12 January 2018. The eminent speakers in the panel were Dr. Swapan Dasgupta, Member of Rajya Sabha, Dr. K...

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