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Vivekananda Rock Memorial: 10 Question Quiz

Vivekananda Rock Memorial is a highly popular tourist destination situated in the middle of the sea. It is precisely located at where the Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean meet together. The rock was once upon a time called ‘Sripada Parai’. As per the local folklore, Goddess Kumari or the virgin goddess meditated on this rock. In the year 1892, Swami Vivekananda was visiting Kanyakumari and chanced upon this rock. He swam all the way to rock in the night and sat there meditating for the next three days. This is when it is believed that he attained enlightenment. The construction of the memorial was completed and the meditation halls were thrown open to public in the year 1972 during the 108th birth anniversary celebrations of Swamiji.

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A former agricultural scientist Dr. Indira VMD has turned to writing (pen name- Ira Periyavallur) since she believes knowledge acquired must be shared. She has penned books on gardening and agriculture for the common man in a bid to encourage farming and environmental awareness. Apart from a writer she is also a classical dancer and teaches special kids at her institute 'Nrutyadhyeya Vidyalaya'.

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  1. […] From his boyhood, Narendranath was in search of God. Has anybody seen God ? This was his question to everybody he met. No answer satisfied him. At last he came in touch with a religious teacher who showed him God in everybody.He attained realization.He became a monk and the best disciple of his teacher Ramkrishna. He travelled  all India on foot. He attended the Parliament of Religion at Chicago in 1893, and preached the Universal Brotherhood and the religion of Humanity.He built up Belur Math and Ramkrishna Mission in A.D. 1897. This great soul passed away on July 4, A.D. 1902. Click here for another  Quiz on Vivekananda Rock Memorial […]

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