(Video) Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV) In Depth: 126th Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's Chicago Speech

(Video) Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV) In Depth: 126th Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's Chicago Speech

Topic: 126th Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's Chicago Speech

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September 11, 2019 marks the 126th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's historic speech at the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago. On this day in 1893, the saint delivered a powerful speech at the first Parliament of the World’s Religions...in which he spoke about tolerance, religious acceptance and the need to abolish all forms of fanaticism - issues that find relevance even today.Through his speech, Swami Vivekananda introduced Hinduism to the western world - the religion which he said has taught the world both, tolerance and universal acceptance. Discarding the idea of religious supremacy, he propagated a message of universal brotherhood. The iconic speech earned Swami Vivekananda a standing ovation for two minutes, and went on to establish him as the greatest figure in the Parliament of World Religions, and India as the mother of religions.

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