Saturday, July 7, 2007

#052, Get hold of all the big bugs

"I WANT A RESOLUTION THAT HINDU COMMUNITY SENT ME!"

On 9th April 1894, Swamy Vivekananda writes from New York to Alasinga:

"... Try to make this meeting as big as possible. Get hold of all the big bugs who must join it for their religion and country. Try to get a letter from the Mysore Maharaja and the Dewan approving the meeting and its purpose — so of Khetri — in fact, as big and noisy a crowd as you can.

The resolution would be of such a nature that the Hindu community of Madras, who sent me over, expressing its entire satisfaction in my work here etc. ... "


BLOGGER'S VIEWS
*Wants big bugs!
*Wants letter from Maharaja!
*Wants noisy crowds!
*On Sept. 1895 he wrote to Alasinga: "I belong as much to India s to the world"

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