Current Affairs
Daily Bits

125th anniversary celebrations of ‘Prabuddha Bharata’

  • Posted By
    10Pointer
  • Categories
    History & Culture
  • Published
    30th Jan, 2021

Context

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 125th anniversary celebrations of ‘Prabuddha Bharata’, a monthly journal of the Ramakrishna Order.

About 'Prabuddha Bharata’

  • The journal ‘Prabuddha Bharata’ has been an important medium for spreading the message of India’s ancient spiritual wisdom.
  • Started by: Swami Vivekananda
  • Year: 1896
  • Its publication was started from Chennai, in April 1899, the place of publication of the Journal was shifted to Advaita Ashrama and it has been continuously published from there since then.
  • Some of the greatest personalities have left their imprint on the pages of ‘Prabuddha Bharata’ through their writings on Indian culture, spirituality, philosophy, history, psychology, art, and other social issues.
  • Luminaries like Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Sister Nivedita, Sri Aurobindo, Former President Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, among others, have contributed to the Journal over the years.