On the 11th of September, 1893, the halls of the Art Institute in Chicago were abuzz with praises and admiration for the sun of India, Swami Vivekananda, clad in befitting orange and yellow robes. Like the blazing, radiant sun, he rose above the horizon of all kinds of discrimination, and emanated strength with every word like a ray of glimmering hope and determination and filled the entire ambience with the warmth of oneness.
Swami Vivekananda was born as Narendranath Dutt in the hub of India’s freedom struggle, West Bengal. He was a man of indomitable will which was evident in not just his words but also his demeanour.
His speech that commenced with the words,
“Sisters and brothers of America…”,