125th anniversary celebrations of ‘Prabuddha Bharata’ journal

What is the News?
The Prime Minister will address the 125th-anniversary celebrations of the ‘Prabuddha Bharata’ journal. The event is organized by the Advaita Ashrama in Uttarakhand.

About ‘Prabuddha Bharata’ journal

  • Prabuddha Bharata: It is an English monthly journal of the Ramakrishna Order founded in 1896, by Swami Vivekanand.
    • Ramakrishna Order: It is the monastic lineage that was founded by Ramakrishna. It gave birth to twin organizations Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission both headquartered at Belur Math in Kolkata.
  • Purpose: The journal carries articles on social sciences and humanities comprising historical, psychological, cultural, and social sciences themes.
  • Significance: The journal has been a significant medium for the outreach of the knowledge and message of India’s ancient spiritual wisdom.
  • Personalities like Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Sister Nivedita, Sri Aurobindo, Former President Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, have contributed to the Journal over the years.

Source: Hindustan Times

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