- Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister, paid homage to Swami Ranganathananda on his death anniversary.
- Swami Ranganathananda was a revered monk and former head of the Ramakrishna Mission.
- Gadkari highlighted Swami’s contributions to spirituality, education, and social work.
- The minister also spoke about the importance of following Swami Ranganathananda’s teachings in today’s world.
Swami Ranganathananda was a revered monk, philosopher, and scholar who dedicated his life to spreading the message of Vedanta and its practical applications in daily life. His teachings and writings have influenced countless individuals and continue to inspire people to this day. On his death anniversary, Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, paid homage to Swami Ranganathananda.
Who was Swami Ranganathananda?
Swami Ranganathananda was born in 1908 in Kerala, India. He joined the Ramakrishna Mission in 1926 and was initiated into sannyasa (monastic life) in 1933. He was a brilliant scholar and earned a degree in physics from the University of Madras. He later went on to complete his Master’s in Philosophy at the University of Calcutta.
Swami Ranganathananda served as the President of the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission from 1988. He was a prolific writer and his works include books on Vedanta philosophy, psychology, and spirituality. Some of his notable works include “Human Being in Depth”, “The Message of the Upanishads”, and “The Art of Living”.
Nitin Gadkari pays homage to Swami Ranganathananda
On the occasion of Swami Ranganathananda’s death anniversary, Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, paid homage to the revered monk. In a tweet, he said, “Remembering Swami Ranganathananda Ji on his Punyatithi. His teachings on Vedanta, spirituality, and value education continue to inspire generations.”
The legacy of Swami Ranganathananda
Swami Ranganathananda’s teachings have had a profound impact on individuals from all walks of life. His emphasis on the practical application of Vedanta in daily life has helped many people find meaning and purpose in their lives. His teachings on spirituality, psychology, and value education continue to inspire generations.