Ramakrishna Math, Chennai, celebrated Universal Brotherhood Day on 11 September 2023 at the Math premises through a youth convention, in remembrance of Swami Vivekananda’s historical speech on September 11, 1893 in the World Parliament of Religions at Chicago.
400 students from various colleges and schools of Chennai, and more than 100 devotees participated in the public meet
The programme started with pushpanjali, arati and vedic chantings, followed by opening bhajan, and Welcome Address by Swami Dharmishthananda.
The speech of Swami Vivekananda delivered at Chicago on 11 September 1893 was read out in English and in Tamil.
Special guests of the event were —
Dr. Sathiyamurthy, Judge, Commercial Court, Chennai;
Prof. Velraj, Vice-Chancellor, Anna University, Chennai.
Sri Krishna N Pimple, Honorary Consul of the United Republic of Tanzania for South India; and Founder Chairman, CISB Security Group, Mumbai, was the Guest of Honor.
They all delivered speeches to the students on this occasion.