The state level Seminar on Inter Religious Harmony organised by Ramakrishna Math, Coimbatore, to Commemorate 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda and funded by Government Of India, under Cultural Sub-Committee of Group-A.
This Seminar held on 17.08.2013 between 9.30 am to 6.00 pm at a Kalyana Mandapam (Hall) next to Ramakrishna Math, campus. Total no. delegates attended is 822 (435 Men & 387 Women) and about 80 volunteers assisted in the seminar. Special mention to be made, of this about 65% were college going students.
Revered Swami Gautamanandaji Maharaj, Senior Trustee, Ramakrishna Math and Mission Inaugurated the Seminar and Swami Abhiramanandaji, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya delivered Key note address on Religious Harmony—‘Swami Vivekananda’s relevance to meet the challenges of 21st Century’ Swami Bhaktikamananda welcomed the speakers and the delegates..
The 2nd Session was chaired by eminent Industrialist and Philanthropist Sri Krishnaraj Vanavarayar, Chairman Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Kovai. The Subject of this session was Religious Harmony accouding to different Faiths, Swami Atmaghananandaji, Adhyaksha Ramakrishna Math, Kanchipuram.
The Allahabad ashrama convened an Intra faith Seminar at the Kumbha Mela Camp of Ramakrishna Mission Sevashrama, Allahabad from 7th February to 9thFebruary, 2013 in connection with celebrations of Swami Vivekananda’s 150th Birth anniversary. In the conference monks from the different Hindu Faiths participated and spoke on the topic ‘Sanatan Dharma and its renaissance according to Swami Vivekananda.’ On the 7th February 2013 Acharya Mahamandaleswar Swami Vishwadevanandaji Maharaj of the Sri Panchayati Nirvani Akhara of Ahmedabad presided over the function.