He swims through the shark infested sea, unafraid, to what is now called Vivekananda rock at Cape Comorin.
As he sits on the rock, he thinks of the terrible poverty he has seen in his country.."
Swami Vivekananda comes to Madras. His disciples support his plan to go to North America to raise funds.
Raja of Khetri anoints him with the name of Vivekananda & gifts him a turban & ochre raiment of fine silk.."
Also He needs credentials certified by a recognized org.
He has none.
It is too late to register.
Someone tells him to go to Boston.."
The problems don't end.
He has to spend the night in Chicago in an empty wagon, hungry. He goes begging for food like Hindu monks & is given shelter by Mrs. Hale.."
But his opening ‘Sisters & brothers of America’ got a 2 min. ovation from the 7000 people assembled
Rest is history"
(Sourced from: speakingtree.in/blog/swami-viv…)
The Mother gave the significance of 'Power of Action' to the 'Hibiscus rosa-sinensis' flower (Rose of China).
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