Swami Vivekananda Timeline 1893

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1893

Jan

1st: Arrived in Rameswaram by horse carriage. Lived on bhiksha

6th: Arrived in Madurai by horse carriage

7th: Arrived in Pondicherry by train

13th: Arrived in Madras by train

28th: Newspaper Report:”A Bengali Sadhu”

Feb

11th :Letter: Alasinga

13th: First public lecture in Secunderabad

15th:Letter: Maharaja of Khetri

26th: Arrived in Madras by train

Mar:

At Madras

Apr:

12th: Arrived in Bombay by train (Host: Kalipada Ghosh)

21st: Arrived in Khetri by train / horse carriage (Host: Ajit Singh, Khetri)

27th: Letter: Dr. Nanjunda Rao

28th: Letter: Haridas Viharidas Desai

May:

Beginning of May: Host: Ajit Singh, Khetri

16th: Arrived in Bombay by train/cart from Bally

22nd: Letters: Haridas Viharidas Desai and Maharaja of Khetri

24th: Letter: Indumati Mitra

31st: Sails for America from Bombay (Mumbai) on the S.S. ‘Peninsular’ of the Peninsular and Orient Company.

Letter: Haridas Viharidas Desai

July:

10th: (Yokohoma) Letter: Alasinga, Balaji, G.G.Banking and friends

25th: Lands at Vancouver, Canada

26th En route in BC, Canada

27th: En route in Canada

28th: At Winnipeg, Canada

30th: Arrives in Chicago,IL

Aug

1st-12th: At Chicago,IL

13th-17th: At Boston,MA

18th: At Breezy Meadows, Metcalf, MA

20th: Letter: Alasinga Perumal

23rd: Newspaper report: Boston Evening Transcript

25th: At 8 Arlington St., Annisquam, MA

Aug 29th – Sep 3rd: At 166 North St., Salem MA

Letter: Mrs. Mary Tappan Wright to her mother

Newspaper report: “India: Her religion and custom”

30th: Letter: Professor John Henry Wright

Newspaper Reports – “Abbreviated Telegram”and “Brahmin monk in Framingham”

Sep

2nd: Letter: Professor John Henry Wright with a poem, “Quest for God “.

4th: Letter: Professor John Henry Wright

5th: At Sanatorium, Saratoga, NY

6th: P in debate on ‘the silver question’ in the finance department of the association of Town Hall, Saratoga(Around 12 noon)

10th:At 541 Dearborn Ave, Chicago, IL

11th – 27th :At 262 Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL

Afternoon: “Opening Address” at Parliament of Religions, Art Institute, Michigan Ave

14th: Newspaper Report: ” In Many Tongues” (Oxford Mirror)

15th Extemporaneous Talk: “Why we Disagree” at Parliament of Religions, Art Institute, Michigan Ave

16th: Newspaper Report: “In Many Tongues” (Loraine County Standard – Ohio)

19th: “Paper on Hinduism” presented at Parliament of Religions, Art Institute, Michigan Ave

20th: Lecture: “Religion not the crying need of India” at Parliament of Religions, Art Institute, Michigan Ave

Newspaper Report: “In Many Tongues” (Freeborn County Reporter )

21st: Newspaper Report: “Religion not the crying need of India”

26th: Talk: “Buddhism, the fulfillment of Hinduism” at Parliament of Religions, Art Institute, Michigan Ave

27th: Talk: “Address at the Final Session” at Parliament of Religions, Art Institute, Michigan Ave

29th: At Illinois

Newspaper Report: “At the Parliament of Religions”

30th: Newspaper Report: “Hindus at the Fair”

Oct

2nd: Letter: Professor John Henry Wright @ Evanston, IL?

7th: Newspaper Reports: “Personal traits” and”Reincarnation”

9th: At 262 Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL

Newspaper Report: “Hindu civilization”

10th: Letter: Mrs. Tannatt Woods

15th: Swami Vivekananda and Nagarkar preached at the Unitarian Church in Hinsdale, IL

22nd: Swami Vivekananda and Nagarkar preached at the Unitarian Church in Hinsdale, IL

26th: Letter: Professor John Henry Wright

Nov

2nd: At Chicago ,IL

Letters: Alasinga Perumal and Lydia Coonley Ward

11th: Newspaper Report: “The Chicago Letter”

15th: At 541 Dearborn Ave, Chicago, IL

19th: Letter: Mrs. Tannatt Woods

20th: Begins mid-western lecture tour (En Route in US)

21st: At Minneapolis, MN

Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale

Newspaper Reports: “An interesting lecture” and “Religions of India”

24th: Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale

25th: Newspaper Report: “The Hindoo Religion”

27th: At Des Moines, IA

28th: Newspaper Reports: “All religions are true”, “A message from India” and “The Parliament of Religions”

29th: Newspaper Report: “Reincarnation”

30th: Newspaper Reports: “An intellectual feast”, “A prayer meeting” and “On American women”

Dec

1st: Newspaper Report: “On the Brahmo Samaj”

3rd: Newspaper Report: “Iowa State Register”

7th: Newspaper Report: “The Parliament of Religions in Chicago”

14th: Host: Dr. Folwell, Minneapolis, MN

15th: Newspaper Reports: “A witty Hindu” and “The manners and customs of India”

24-25th: Host: George Hales, 541 Dearborn Ave, Chicago, IL

28th: Letter: Haripada Mitra

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