Friday, June 1, 2007

#034, AMERICANS ARE A MILLION TIMES NOBLER THAN HINDUS

Swami Vivekananda wrote to a Madras disciple from America on June 29, 1894:

"... On the whole, the Americans are a million times nobler than the Hindus, and I can work more good here than in the country of the ingrate and the heartless. ...". "... I have written to you about the phonograph. Now there is here an electric fan costing $20 and working beautifully. The battery works 100 hours and then can be replenished at any electric plant. Good-bye, I have had enough of the Hindus. ..."


BLOGGER'S VIEWS
*What will RSS and CPM will say about this?
*Does he want the Madras disciples to buy the fan @ Dollars 20 and the phonograph? Otherwise Hindus will be ungrateful and heartless?

On 12th Dec. 1899, Swamiji wrote to Mrs. Ole Bull in USA.

"...If I cannot collect that — it is better to struggle and die for it than vegetate here in America. My mistakes have been great; ..."

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