Search

Swami Abhedananda meets Subhas Chandra Bose

As per Swami Shankarananda's (of Ramakrishna Vedanta Math) reminiscences, Swami Abhedananda wanted to meet Subhas Chandra Bose. Swami Abhedananda, a direct disciple of Sri Ramakrishna, was very ill at that time.

Swami Abhedananda (image source: wikipedia)

When Subhas Chandra Bose came, Abhedananda wanted to embrace him. Abhedananda was not being able to stand properly or wear his garment because of illness. Nevertheless he embraced Subhas with great love and blessed him, saying, "Be thou victorious." He had a lot of discussion with Subhas on the contemporary political situation. Then he asked Subhas as to when India would gain independence. Subhas replied that it was very difficult to remove a gigantic rock (he meant the British empire perhaps).


5 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

The conspiracy to kill Netaji in Jan-Feb 1944

Adopted from Nitailal Bose's (a soldier in INA) autobiography. To protect Netaji's Bungalow there were two rings of security guards. The outer ring protected the outside of the house and they had four

Martyrs of Indian National Army executed in India

Satyen Bardhan, Fauja Singh and Abdul Kader were sent as advanced party in submarine. Satyen Bardhan had landed in Kathiawar coast, and Fauja Singh in Chattagram. A group of Madras Coastal Battalion h