Swami Vivekananda's legacy of service : a study of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission / Gwilym Beckerlegge.

Other titles
  • Legacy of service
Published
  • New Delhi : Oxford University Press 2006
Physical description
xiv, 292 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 m.
ISBN
  • 0195673883
  • 9780195673883
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-283) and index.
Contents
  • Incomplete contents Introduction: 'A precious acquisition in the world's storehouse of religious sadhanas'. Part One Seva in the Ramakrishna math and mission: its development and appeal. Chapter 1 : the birth of the Ramakrishna math and mission. Chapter 2: the Ramakrishna math and mission and service to humanity. Chapter 3: understandings of Seva and continuity within the Ramakrishna math and mission. Part two: Ramakrishna as the innovator of the Sadhana of service to humanity chapter 4: Ramakrishna as the instigator of a Sadhana of service to humanity: his actions. Chapter 5: Ramakrishna's teachings on the subject of service and philanthropy: his judgment on the nature of human beings. Chapter 6: Ramakrishna and Seva: some conclusions. Part three: Vivekananda and 'organised Seva'. Chapter 7: setting a 'frame' around Vivekananda's organisation of Seva. Chapter 8: Vivekananda's early exposure to ideas of service. Chapter 9: the beginnings of an idea in India: from the quest for self-perfection to Seva. Chapter 10: Swami Vivekananda in action: a new response to the pressing social problem of modern famine. Chapter 11: Vivekananda in the United States and Swami Akhandananda in India. Chapter 12 : a planned programme of practical Vedanta. Conclusion. Appendix. Bibliography.
Related item
  • http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0635/2006345753-d.html
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
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  • Swami Vivekananda, 1863-1902, Indian philosopher and religious leader.

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