Vivekananda House-A conduit to Pursue Eternal Life
A merchant from Boston, USA with the flair of peddling Ice in India clutched the shores of Madras. It was Fredric Tudor ‘The Ice King’, who brought ice to India from abroad; erected a prissy building to store Ice and sell it in the Indian market. During those times, it’s one of the bustling places in Chennai where hundreds of people used to work. Residents used to call it as “Ice House”. While constructing the building ‘The Ice king’ had no idea that the yards will marquee that wondering monk. Swami Vivekananda is someone who has managed to tap into the psyche of youngsters by contributing to the concept of nationalism in colonial India. In his folkway to the eternal life, the priest spent nine days in the pavilion. He addressed civic each and every day that the spirit spent his time in the castle through his discourse. The sermon fascinated thousands and thousands of people and inspired to follow his principles.
Laterally, the occurrence played a vital role in the establishment of mission across south India. Sri Ramakrishna Math instituted a unique Cultural Centre in the name of Swami Vivekananda, which promotes the practice of Indian Cultural values and organizes multi dimensional programs to enrich the lifestyle of citizens. The abode was renamed by state government as “Vivekananda House” in his remembrance. The center houses a permanent exhibition on Swami Vivekananda’s life. A perfect place to lead your eternal life which is fully graced by the soul of Swami Vivekananda. Visit and get showered by the grace of the wondering monk!