Sister Nivedita's Statue Unveiling

Salem Ashrama Unveiled Statue of Sister Nivedita in connection with Sister Nivedita's 150th Birth Anniversary Celebration on Friday 5th Jan 2018.

9.10 a.m A procession of sadhus, devotees, committee members & others led by a Band party of School Students from the Ashrama to the Dispensary.

9.45 a.m - with Blowing of Conches, Veda Parayana, 7' Fibreglass statue of Sister Nivedita unveiled by Srimat Swami TattwavidanandajiMaharaj, Asst. General Secretary, Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math.

Sri N.Krishnamoorti, Editor, Viveka Vani, Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari delivered Special Address for one hour and Dr. V.Iraianbu IAS, delivered Keynote address for one hour.

Swami Yogirajananda and Sri P.S.Sundarrajan, Lecturer in Tamil Nadu Govt. Music College, Chennai sang songs on Sister Nivedita.

Revered Srimat Swami Tattwavidanandaji Maharaj gave the presidential address.

Total 1400 (Students-700, devotees -200, general public & others 500) attended the program. Lunch prasad was served to all.

It may be pointed out that Sister Nivedita visited Salem on 5 Jan 1903 along with Swami Sadananda, a disciple of Swami Vivekananda & Br.Amulya who later became Swami Sankarananda, 7th President of the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math and gave a series of lectures in Salem. She also visited Dharmapuri which was part of then Salem District.

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