Swami Vivekananda with devotes in Belur Math


Vivekananda House

Vivekananda House
Chennai, India

Standing (left to right): Devendranath Mazumdar, Swami Nirmalananda, Swami Virajananda, Swami Shivananda, Swami Turiyananda, Swami Akhandananda, Swami Vijnanananda, Swami Saradananda, Swami Satchidananda, a friend of Sri U. N. Dev, *Mahendranath Datta [alternative identification for “a friend of Sri U. N. Dev”], Sri U. N. Dev. Sitting on chairs (left to right): Swami Vivekananda and Nadu (Brahmachari Harendranath). [Nadu might be kneeling.] Sitting on a bench [or on the edge of the veranda] (left to right): Swami Somananda, Swami Kalyanananda, Swami Advaitananda, Swami Atmananda, Swami Trigunatita, Swami Sureswarananda, Swami Bodhananda, *Br. Nandalal, *Kheda, Swami Prakashananda, Brojen, Swami Suddhananda. Below: Swami Nishchayananda, *probably Haru Thakur [alternative identification for “Swami Nishchayananda”].22 * Cited in Prabuddha Bharata, vol. 86 (March 1981)115. This photo was taken at Belur Math on June 19, the day before Swamiji and Swami Turiyananda sailed for the West (the second time for Swamiji). In Swami Shraddhananda’s book, The Story of an Epoch, which is based on his Bengali book Atiter Smriti (Swami Virajananda and Contemporary Memoirs), he mentions: As Swamiji’s departure time approached, excitement spread among sadhus, devotees and admirers, both in the Math and in Kolkata. It was not known how long he would be away, and all were eager to have his company. True, his body was broken, yet Swamiji knew no weariness. Tirelessly, without rest, he discussed


  • Title: Swami Vivekananda with devotes in Belur Math
  • Date Created: 1899-06-19
  • Location: Belur Math, Kolkata
  • Subject Keywords: Swami Vivekananda at Belur Math, Swami Vivekananda with devotes, Swami Vivekananda
  • Type: Photograph
  • Publisher: Sri Ramakrishna Math & Mission, Belur Math
  • Rights: Sri Ramakrishna Math & Mission, Belur Math
  • Accession ID: Photograph 74

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