Religious Fanaticism: Why Followers of Various Religions Quarrel With Each Other

The following story was narrated by Swami Vivekananda in his second lecture at the historic Parliament of Religions, in Chicago in 1893. The ending section of this story has been bolstered with excerpts from Swamiji’s first speech before the same Parliament. “All the weak and undeveloped minds in every religion or country have only one way of loving More...

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By hinduismnow On Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Swami Vivekananda’s Unpublished Transcription and Translation of the ‘Tri-Madhu’ Verses – Part 1

An original handwritten artifact of Swami Vivekananda, containing the English transcription and translation of the Sanskrit verses called ‘Tri-Madhu’, has been recently found. Through scientific inquiry, many More...

By hinduismnow On Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Always Speak the Truth Because It Takes Us Directly to God-Realization

The Mundaka Upanishad boldly proclaims: Satyameva Jayate – Truth alone Triumphs and not Untruth. This is because only by being truthful with ourselves and with others, can we clear away the scum of the ego-driven More...

By hinduismnow On Sunday, February 12th, 2017

Himalayas – Not Ordinary Mountains, But The Divine Protectors of India

It was given to me to meet Swami Vivekananda at Trivandrum towards the close of 1892 before he went to Chicago to represent Hinduism at the Parliament of Religions…I was only fourteen years old at that time…when More...