Sister Nivedita Timeline

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Sister Nivedita Timeline

1867, 28 October : Born in the small town of Dungannon, Tyrone Province, North Ireland.

1877 : Death of father, Reverend Samuel Richmond Noble.

1884 : Successfully completed the last examination of the University and took up teaching at Keswick.

1895, November : First meeting with Swami Vivekananda.

1898, 28 January : Landed on the soil of India (Calcutta).

22 February : First visit to Dakshineshwar and attended Belur Math for the birth anniversary of Sri Ramakrishna.

11 March : First public speech in India at the Star Theatre.

17 March : First darshan (sight) of the Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi.

25 March : Margaret Noble formally initiated in the vow of Brahmacharya by Swami Vivekananda and named NIVEDITA.

11 May : Went to North India with Swamiji and others.

2 August : Visited Amarnath with Swamiji.

13 November : Opening of Nivedita’s school at 16 Bosepara Lane by the Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi.

1899 : Plague broke out in epidemic form in Calcutta. Under advice of Swami Vivekananda, Nivedita engaged herself in fighting it with full dedication.

20 June : With Swamiji and others left for the West.

1902 February : Return to India.

2 July : Nivedita’s last meeting with Swamiji (at Belur Math).

4 July : Swamiji left his mortal body in Mahasamadhiyoga.

21 September : Taking the theme of ‘Nation Making’, started touring India, giving lectures.

1903 September : The book, The Web of Indian Life, was published.

1904 : Journey to Bodh Gaya.

1905 : In Bengal, Swadeshi Movement started; Participated in Kashi Congress.

1906 : Death of ‘Gopaler Ma’, Went to East Bengal ravaged by flood and famine for relief work. Became seriously ill on account of brain-fever.

1907 September : Revisited the West.

1909 July : Return to India.

1910, 1 February : Her famous book on Swamiji, The Master as I saw Him , was published.

June : Pilgrimage to Kedar Badri and other shrines with the J.C. Bose family.

1911, 13 October : Left the mortal plane at Darjeeling.

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