Vivekananda House (known as Vivekanandar Illam in Tamil), an important landmark in Chennai is associated with the Sri Ramakrishna Math since 1897 when Swami Vivekananda stayed here for nine days after his triumphant return from the West. Later, Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai was founded and functioned at this place during its ten years from 1897 to 1906. Now, this historic place houses a permanent exhibition on Indian Culture and Swami Vivekananda’s Life. Currently, Vivekananda House is maintained by Sri Ramakrishna Math and it’s a source of inspiration to thousands of people who visit it every year.
Swami Vivekananda’s 150th Birth Anniversary (2013 – 14)
Vivekananda Cultural Centre
Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai, is starting a unique Cultural Centre in the name of Swami Vivekananda who is the icon of youth on his 150th Birth Anniversary (2013-14).
The Centre shall promote study, research and practice of Indian cultural values in the light of Swami Vivekananda and provide training in achieving excellence in every sphere ofIndian life. The Centre shall function as an ‘Academy for Human Excellence‘ to train the participants, through its multidimensional programmes, in achieving excellence through value assimilation and in adopting a healthy, holistic and culturally enriched lifestyle.
The Centre is coming up in the Vivekananda House (Vivekanandar Illam) Campus on Marina Beach Road, Triplicane, Chennai, and will be opened around the middle of 2014.
Experience Vivekananda Project – Exhibition on Swami Vivekananda’s Life & Message
As part of 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Swami Vivekananda, Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai has launched “Experience Vivekananda” Project, an initiative to showcase Swami Vivekananda’s personality and message through state-of-the-art multimedia galleries and exhibits at Vivekananda House utilizing various types of exhibits, short inspirational videos, 3D animated movie clips and a Holographic presentation.
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New 3D Movie on Swami Vivekananda’s Historic Speech at Chicago in 1893
Click on the image to view the 3D Movie Trailer