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The Life of the Swami Vivekananda by His Eastern and Western Disciples the Advaita Ashrama Himalayas the Semi-Centenary Birthday Memorial Edition

1912

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In the beginning it was planned to incorporate a bigraphical sketch in the last volume of the Mayavati Memorial Edition of The Complete Works of the Swami Vivekananda"; but both by reason of the supreme import of the Swami's life to the world and the vast collection of biographical facts of the most interesting nature and of far-reaching significance gathered during the last seven years this [...] It is the history of the Soul's own Revelation beautifully harmonising the dualistic vision of the Lover and his God the monistic vision of the Self realised and the consciousness of the Divinity of Man. [...] Sri Ramakrishna the Teacher Vivekananda the Preacher —Sri Ramakrishna the Man of Insight Vivekananda the Prophet of that Insight—these two were as one ; through them both shines the effulgence of the Spirit and the life of the one is incomplete without the life of the other. [...] Though the utterances of Sri Ramakrishna are mainly those of the Lover for the Lord still when it is remembered that it was he who gave his chief disciple the spirit and the consciousness of the Advaita one realises the supreme pupose of the Master that the future message of the Swami was to be that of the Advaita Vedanta wherein all sense of duality and distinction is swallowed up in the pe [...] And though the humanity of the wife or of the mother or of the husband or of the father may long for the absent one still does the soul know All is well " and the bonds of the rlationship are knit closer because one of the circle has seen God.

Title Pages Author/Editor
Frontmatter i-viii unknown

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Preface ix-xvii unknown

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Introduction xvii-xxvii unknown

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I Even with the Generation Ancestral 1-7 unknown

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II The Triumph of Renunciation 8-13 unknown

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III The House and Home of the Lordly Duttas a Princely Father 14-20 unknown

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IV The Dream of Bhuvaneswari Mata 21-27 unknown

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V The Birth and Name of the Master 28-33 unknown

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VI The Period of Childhood 34-39 unknown

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VII The Choice of Gods 40-45 unknown

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VIII In the Deeps of Meditation 46-52 unknown

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IX The Vision of the Luminous Figure 53-58 unknown

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X Dedicated to Saraswati 59-64 unknown

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XI Play Days : an Accident 65-70 unknown

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XII Some Characteristics : a Prophecy 71-78 unknown

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XIII Other Days and an Hour of Trial 79-85 unknown

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XIV Parental Guidance—a Mother 86-92 unknown

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XV Furtber Glimpses of Boyhood 93-101 unknown

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XVI Collegiate Days 102-110 unknown

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XVII The Drift of Tendency : a Death 111-116 unknown

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XVIII Struggles and Hardships 117-123 unknown

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XIX The Transitional Period 124-131 unknown

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XX The wonder of the Lord’s Song 132-138 unknown

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XXI The Vision of the Exalted Life 139-146 unknown

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XXII The Dawn of the Intellectual Life 147-154 unknown

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XXIII The Tempest of Thought 155-163 unknown

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XXIV In Various Moods 164-171 unknown

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XXV A Fellow-student’s Reminiscellces 172-177 unknown

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XXVI The Man in the Making 178-186 unknown

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XXVII The Coming of the Light 187-196 unknown

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XXVIII The Brahmo Samaj 197-207 unknown

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XIX “Mahasaya Have You Seen God ?” 208-215 unknown

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XXX Ideals in Hinduism 216-226 unknown

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XXXI The Mystical Consciousness 227-238 unknown

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XXXII Ramakrishna—Kali—Brahman 239-247 unknown

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XXXIII The Dakshineswar Kali—Barhi 248-253 unknown

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XXXIV At the Touch of the Master 254-263 unknown

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XXXV The Disciple’s Meditation 264-271 unknown

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XXXVI As Others Saw the Master 272-281 unknown

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XXXVII The Son of His Mother 282-288 unknown

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XXXVIII Guru and Disciple 289-296 unknown

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XXXIX The Monastic Consciousness : Renunciation—Purity 297-303 unknown

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XL Days of Ecstasy at Dakshineswar 304-310 unknown

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XLI The Method of the Master’s Teaching 311-318 unknown

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XLII Initiation into Advaita Vedanta 319-327 unknown

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XLIII On the Loom of Discipleship 328-339 unknown

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XLIV In the Weaving of the Web 340-345 unknown

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XLV Glimpses of Personality 346-354 unknown

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XLVI As the Master Saw Norendra 355-362 unknown

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XLVII The Greatness of the Master 363-370 unknown

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XLVIII Towards the Goal 371-377 unknown

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XLIX The Great Understanding 378-384 unknown

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L In the Group of Disciples 385-392 unknown

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LI In the Garden-House at Cossipur 393-399 unknown

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LII At Buddha-Gaya and Ghazipur 400-407 unknown

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LIII In the Nirvikalpa Samadhi 408-422 unknown

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LIV Nirvana 423-432 unknown

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philosophy religion

Pages
459
SARF Document ID
sarf.142623

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