Swami Vivekananda Timeline 1895

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1895

Jan

1st-17th: Host: George Hales, 541 Dearborn Ave.,Chicago, IL

3rd: Letters: Mrs. Ole Bull – Letter 1 and Letter 2(The Swami wrote two letters to Mrs. Ole Bull on the day)

9th: Newspaper report: “Personal”

10th: Newspaper report: “The Listener”

11th: Letter: G. G. Narasimhachariar

12th: Letter: Alasinga Perumal

17th: Letter: Miss. Emma Thursby and Swami Trigunatitananda

19th-Feb25th: Host: E. Guernseys,528 Fifth Ave, New York, NY

20th: Lectures: “Ideals of womanhood” and “Hindu, Mohammedan and Christian” at Brooklyn ethical association, in the Art Gallery at Pouch Mansion, 345 Clinton Ave, Brooklyn.

Letter: Mrs. Ole Bull

21st: Newspaper report: “Ideals of Womanhood”

24th: Letters: Isabelle McKindley and Sister Christine

25th: Lecture: “The Upanishads and the doctrine of the soul” in the parlor of Mrs. Charles Auel, 65 Leffrets Pl, Brooklyn, sponsored by Brooklyn Ethical Association

27th: Vivekananda held his first classes which were free in his own rented rooms at 54 West Thirty-Third Street.

28th: Lecture in parlor of Mrs. Emma Thursby’s residence, 34 Gramercy Park, NYC

29th: Lecture in the parlor of Mrs. Charles Auel, 65 Leffrets Pl, Brooklyn

(Lecture: “What is Vedanta?” and “What is Yoga?” at the Hall of Universal Brotherhood at 3 pm. (Date – sometime between January and May 1895. Both the lectures were on a Sunday. ‘What is Yoga’ lecture was on the following Sunday. Both the lectures were arranged by Mr. and Mrs. Goodyear.)

Feb

1st: Letters: Professor John H. Wright and Miss. Mary Hale

3rd: Lecture: “Buddhism as understood in India” at Brooklyn ethical association, in the Art Gallery at Pouch Mansion, 345 Clinton Ave, Brooklyn.

4th: Newspaper report: “True Buddhism”

9th: Letter: Vaikunthanath Sanyal

14th: Letter: Mrs. Ole Bull

17th: Lectures: “The Vedas and the religion of the Hindus”, “What is idolatory” at Brooklyn ethical association, in the Art Gallery at Pouch Mansion, 345 Clinton Ave, Brooklyn.

24th: Class at Miss Anna Corbin’s conservatory in Corbin Mansion, 425 Fifth Ave., NYC

Newspaper Report: “Vivekanda will Lecture Monday”

25th: Lecture: “India’s Gift to the World” at Brooklyn ethical association, in the Art Gallery at Pouch Mansion, 345 Clinton Ave, Brooklyn.

Letter: Miss. Isabelle McKindley

26th-28th: Host: Leon Landsberg, 54 W 33rd St, New York, NY

26th: Letter: Miss. Emma Thursby

27th: Newspaper reports: “India’s Gift to the World”,”Child widows of India”

28th: Lecture: “The Vedanta philosophy: Soul” at Amzi Lorenzo Barber’s residence, 871 Fifth Ave, NYC. Sponsored and chaired by Mrs. Bull.

Newspaper report: The New York Times

(Feb 1895 – Newspaper report: “Advertisement in Metaphysical Magazine”)

Mar

1st – Apr 12th: At 54 W 33rd St, New York, NY

1st: Newspaper Report: “The Social World”

3rd: Class at Miss Anna Corbin’s conservatory in Corbin Mansion, 425 Fifth Ave., NYC

6th: Letter: SV to Alasinga Perumal

7th: Lecture: “The Vedanta philosophy: God” at Amzi Lorenzo Barber’s residence, 871 Fifth Ave, NYC. Sponsored and chaired by Mrs. Bull. (About 200 people attended the lecture)

8th: Lecture: “God and the soul (Soul, God and religion)”, at Unity Hall, Hartford, CT

Newspaper Report: “The Social World”

10th: Class at Miss Anna Corbin’s conservatory in Corbin Mansion, 425 Fifth Ave., NYC

11th: Letter: SV to Mrs. G.W. Hale

14th: Letter: SV to Mrs. G.W. Hale

17th: Class at Miss Anna Corbin’s conservatory in Corbin Mansion, 425 Fifth Ave., NYC (?)

18th: Letter: SV to Mrs. G.W. Hale

20th: Letter: Mrs. Bagley to a Mrs. Smith

21st: Letter: SV to Mrs. Ole Bull
Letter: Helen Bagley to a Mrs. Smith

24th: Lecture: “India” at 54 W 33rd St. NYC.

27th: Letter: SV to Isabelle McKindley

Apr

1st-12th: At 54 W 33rd St, New York, NY

4th: Letter: Alasinga Perumal

7th: Lecture: “Some customs of the Hindus: What they mean and how they are misinterpreted” at Brooklyn ethical association, in the Art Gallery at Pouch Mansion, 345 Clinton Ave, Brooklyn.

8th: Newspaper Reports: “Some customs of the Hindus “and” Let India Alone”

10th: Letter: Mr. Francis Leggett

11th: Class at Miss. Andrew’s residence (40 W 9th Street, NYC).

Letters: Mrs. Ole Bull and Swami Ramakrishnananda

13th-22nd: Host: Francis Leggett,Ridgely Manor,Stoneridge, NY

23rd-30th: At 54 W 33rd St, New York, NY

23rd: Letter: S.E.Waldo writes to Miss. Hamlen

24th: Letter: Mr. E.T. Sturdy

25th: Letters: Mrs. Ole Bull, Mrs. G.W. Hale andDr. I. Janes

26th: Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale

(Apr 1895- Letter: Mrs. Bull to Mary Hale)

May

1st -31st: At 54 W 33rd St, New York, NY

1st: Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale

2nd: Lecture: “Indian religions” in East Brooklyn

4th: Letter: Mr. Francis H. Leggett

5th: Letter: Hale Sisters

6th: Letter: Alasinga Perumal

7th: Letter: Mrs. Ole Bull

13th: Lecture: “The Science of religion” at Mott Memorial Hall, 64 Madison Ave., NYC.

14th: Letter: Alasinga Perumal

16th: Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale

18th: Newspaper Report: “Swami Vivekananda on the sea-voyage movement”

20th: Lecture: “The rationale of Yoga” at Mott Memorial Hall, 64 Madison Ave., NYC.

28th: Letters: Alasinga Perumal and Mrs. Ole Bull

(May 1895 – Letter: Mrs. Ole Bull

Letter: Ella Wheeler Wilcox to Kate Tannatt Woods)

Jun

1st – 3rd: At 54 W 33rd St, New York, NY

4th-17th: Host: Francis Leggett,?Portland, ME?

4th: Traveling to Camp Percy, NH

Letter: Mrs. Ole Bull

7th: Letter: Mrs. Ole Bull

17th: Letter: Miss. Mary Hale

18th-30th: Host: Mary E. Dutcher,Thousand Island Park

Letter: Mr. Francis Leggett

19th-30th: Inspired Talks

22nd: Letters: Miss. Mary Hale and Kidi

26th: Letter: Miss. Mary Hale

28th: Letter: Dr. Paul Carus

29th: Newspaper Report: “A summary of ‘Buddhism’, the fulfillment of Hinduism”

30th: Newspaper Report: Excerpt from’Where Syracusans Recreate’

(Jun 1895 – Letters (from New York): Mrs. Ole Bull

Letter: (from Thousand Island Park):Dr. Paul Carus)

Jul

1st – 31st: Host: Mary E. Dutcher, Thousand Island Park

1st: Inspired Talks

Letter: Alasinga Perumal

2nd: Inspired Talks

Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale

3rd: Inspired Talks

Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale

5th: Inspired Talks

6th: Inspired Talks

7th: Inspired Talks

Letter: Mr. Francis Leggett

8th: Inspired Talks

Letter: Alberta Sturges

9th: Inspired Talks

Letter: Maharaja of Khetri

10th:Inspired Talks

11th: Inspired Talks

Newspaper Report: “Swami Vivekananda” (The Masillon Independent)

12th: Inspired Talks

13th: Inspired Talks

Letter: Mrs. Ole Bull

14th-16th: Inspired Talks

17th: Inspired Talks

Newspaper Report: “Swami Vivekananda” (The Agitator, Wellsboro, PA)

18th-21st: Inspired Talks

22nd: Composed the Poem ‘Song of the Sanyasin’

23rd-31st: Inspired Talks

27th: Spoke on “World Wide Unity” before the Oakland Island Beach Christian Unity at Fire Island, NY

Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale

29th: Letter: Mrs. William Sturges

30th: Letter: Mrs. G.W. Hale

31st: Letter: Mr. Francis Leggett and Mrs. G.W. Hale

(July 1895 – Letter: Mrs. Betty Sturges)

Aug

1st-6th: Host: Mary E. Dutcher, Thousand Island Park

1st-6th: Inspired Talks

2nd: Letters: Mrs. G.W. Hale and Mr. E.T. Sturdy

7th: Returned to New York from Thousand Island Park stayed at the home of Miss. Mary A. Phillips at 19 West 38th Street.

8th-16th: Host: Miss. Mary A. Phillips,19 W, 38th St. New York

9th: Letters: Mr. E.T. Sturdy, Sister Christineand Mrs. Ole Bull

17th-23rd: Host: Francis Leggett, SS Touraine,En route

17th: Letter: Sister Christine

21st: Letter: Alasinga Perumal

24th-31st: Host: Francis Leggett, Hotel Continental,Paris, France

26th: Letter: Mr. E.T. Sturdy

31st: Letters (From Thousand Island Park):Mrs. Ole Bull, Mr. Francis Leggett andSwami Brahmananda

Sep

(The English-language magazine Brahmavadin published its first edition under the editorial direction of Vivekananda’s disciple, Alasinga Perumal. It began as a fortnightly.

Letter: Josephine MacLeod)

1st-9th: Host: Francis Leggett, Hotel Continental, Paris, France

1st: Swami Vivekananda’s poem ‘Song of the Sanyasin’ was published in the Metaphyical Magazine.

5th: Letter: Mr. E.T. Sturdy

9th: Swami Vivekananda attended the wedding of Betty Sturges and Francis Leggett.

Letter: Alasinga Perumal

10th-30th: Host: E.T. Sturdys, High View, Caversham, England

17th: Letter: Mrs. Ole Bull

24th: Letter: Mrs. Ole Bull

Oct

1st-21st: Host: E.T. Sturdys, High View, Caversham, England

4th: Letter: Swami Brahmananda

6th: Letter: Mrs. Ole Bull

17th: Lecture: “Eastern doctrine of love” at Town Hall, Maidenhead.

20th: Letter: Josephine MacLeod

22nd: Lecture: “Self-knowledge” at Prince’s Hall, Piccadilly, London

23rd-24th: Host: Miss. H. Muller,?Maidenhead, England?:

23rd: Newspaper Reports: “Swami Vivekananda on love”, “An Indian Yogi in London”,” An Indian ascetic” and “Native Indian lecturer at Prince’s Hall”

24th: Letters: Isabelle McKindley and Alasinga Perumal

25th-30th: Class at Mr. Chamier’s residence,London,England

31st: Letters: Josephine MacLeod and Mr. E.T. Sturdy

(Oct 1895 – Letters: Swami Abhedananda, Mrs. F.H. Leggett and Josephine MacLeod)

Nov

1st – 26th: At 80 Oakley St, London, England

1st: Letter: Mr. E.T. Sturdy

2nd: Letter: Mr. E.T. Sturdy

2nd-23rd: Classes at 80 Oakley St, London

5th: Lecture: “Indian philosophy and Western society” at The Balloon society

10th: Lecture: “The basic of Vedanta Morality” at South Place Chapel

Informal talks at Lady Isabelle Margesson’s residence (63 St. George’s road)

13th: Letter: Swami Akhandananda

14th: Newspaper Report: “The Christian Commonwealth”

16th: Lecture: “Religion of love”

Lecture: “Universal religion?” at Hugh R. Haweis’ residence (Cheyne Walk, Chelsea)

18th: Letter: Alasinga Perumal

21st: Letter: Mrs. Ole Bull

23rd: Lecture: “Jnana and Karma”

Newspaper Report: “A Universal Religion”

27th-Dec 6th: SS Britannic,En route

Dec

1st: Newspaper Report: “Indian Philosophy and Western Society”

5th: Letter: Alberta Sturges

6th: Sails for New York.

6th-23rd: At Vedanta Society, 228 W 39th St, New York, NY

8th: Newspaper Report: “Abou Ben Adhem’s Ideal”

Letters: Mrs. Ole Bull, Mr. E.T. Sturdy, Miss. Josephine MacLeod and Sister Christine

9th: Introductory Class on various methods of Yoga.

10th: Letters: Mrs. Ole Bull and Sister Christina

11th: Lectures: Morn – ” Introduction to Jnana Yoga”
Eve – “First step towards Jnana”

12th: Newspaper Report: “Personals”

Letter: Sister Christina

13th: Lectures: Morn – “Each is great in his own place”
Eve – “Karma in its effect on character”

14th: Lectures: Morn – “Patanjali’s Yoga Aphorisms (Introduction)”
Eve -” Introductory” and ” First steps”

Letters: Dewan of Mysore and Maharaja of Limdi

16th: Lectures: Morn – “The preparation”
Eve – “The first steps”

Letter: Mr. E.T. Sturdy

18th: Lectures: Morn – “Cosmology”
Eve: “Steps to realization”

20th: Lectures: Morn – “The secret of work”
Eve: “What is duty?”

Letter: Alasinga

21st: Lectures: Morning – ” Patanjali’s Yoga Aphorisms (Concentration: its spiritual uses) “Eve – “Prana “

23rd: Lectures: “The teacher of spirituality”
Eve: “The need of symbols”

Letter: Swami Saradananda

24th: Letters: Mrs. Ole Bull and Sister Christine

29th: Letters: Miss. S. Farmer and Mr. E.T. Sturdy

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