Culture is a collective word. It nurtures people, nurtures communities, empires, nations. It is an identity, not only in clothes, art forms but also in thought and behaviour and in the way we relate to the known and the unknown. It defines the Macro Person called the community and its relationship with the Micro Person called the individual. It brings unity and not uniformity, for culture celebrates variety.
Sri Ramayana Darshanam & BharatMata Sadanam: A Pictorial Presentation of a Permanent Exhibition at Vivekananda
The Ramayana has been the eternal source of inspiration to all Indians and all Central and South Asians. Our National Ideals, our concepts of state and good governance, our standards of interpersonal behaviour and our attitude to the world's natural flora and fauna have been influenced by the Ramayana.
Talks of Mananeeya Eknathji Ranade
Edited by Nivedita Raghunath Bhide
The book contains the talks given by Mananeeya Eknathji Ranade to the workers who were undergoing training. These lectures are delivered to mould the life workers of Vivekananda Kendra, to become fit enough to fulfil the mission of the organization. These talks deal with the essential qualities of an ideal worker and these infact are coming from a person who is an embodiment of selfless service; makes it even more worthy to listen and emulate.