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 An all-inclusive compilation, recording the impact of the works of the great Spiritual Masters from India who, in the wake of Swami Vivekananda’s historic visit to the West, spread the Spiritual Heritage of India worldwide.

 An important step towards mutually connecting all Spiritual Traditions with their roots in India, adding new strength and vigour to the Global Mission of the great Swami who propagated the Universal Message of Dharma.

"Unity without Uniformity & Diversity without Fragmentation"
 Different Organisations  Distinct Masters 
 Diverse Audience  Differing Approaches 
 But One Ideal: "DHARMA" &  One Mission: "SEVA

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Swami Vivekananda once stated: “That I went to America was not my doing or your doing; but the God of India who is guiding her destiny sent me, and will send hundreds of such to all the nations of the world. No power on earth can resist it. You must go out and preach it to every nation under the sun, and preach your religion, preach it to every people.” It was in fulfilment of this great exhortation that the Vedanta Movement and other spiritual movements came into existence in the West and in several other countries. I am glad to know that Swami Jyotirmayananda....

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Swami Atmasthananda ,

Ramakrishna Math, West Bengal.

I am glad to learn that Swami Jyotirmayananda, Compiler and Editor of a massive volume on Swami Vivekananda (“Vivekananda — His Gospel of Man-making”, 1064 pp, 7th Edn, commemorating his 150th Birth Anniversary: 2013), who has also successfully compiled the Directory of our ‘Hindu Dharma Acharya Sabha’, has proposed to take up the compilation of a ‘DIRECTORY OF INDIAN SPIRITUAL ORGANISATIONS FUNCTIONING ABROAD’. His brochure titled “The Global Vision and Mission of Swami Vivekananda,....

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Swami Dayananda Sarswati ,

Arsha Vidya Gurukulam, Tamil Nadu.


The Directory seeks to cover all organizations of Dharma Traditions (the Hindu, Jain, Bauddha, Sikh, et al), including the Himalayan Tradition, and others who accept, respect and celebrate the diversity of traditions, regard the world as one family, and dedicated to ‘Universal Peace and Brotherhood’ Read More

Swami Jyotirmayananda,

Coordinator, DISOA.

Preface by the CONVENER

By P. Parameswaran,

President, Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari, Convener.

At the very outset, we felt that we should seek the guidance of a small, informal committee, to write to all spiritual organisations originating in Bharat or outside, which are expounding and spreading the Indian spiritual world view exemplified by Swami Vivekananda, appealing to them to co-operate in this huge and critical task which is necessary in the larger interest of rising India’s global spiritual and geo-cultural mission. Hence we communicated with some of the institutions of light and leading, seeking their guidance and co-operation. ( Read More )

When an idea exclusively occupies the mind, it is transformed into an actual physical or mental state.

- Swami Vivekananda

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