‘Prabuddha Bharata’ – Key Facts

The 125th Anniversary celebrations of ‘Prabuddha Bharata’ will be organized on January 31. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address this anniversary celebration.

Key Points

  • Prabuddha Bharata is a monthly magazine of the Ramakrishna Order.
  • This journal was started by Swami Vivekananda in the year 1896.
  • The event of 125th Anniversary celebrations of ‘Prabuddha Bharata’ will be organized by Advaita Ashrama, Mayavati.
  • Prabuddha Bharata journal has served as a major medium for spreading the message of the country’s ancient spiritual wisdom.
  • The publication of the Prabuddha Bharata journal began from Madras (Now Chennai). The journal was published in Chennai for 2 years and after that its publication was moved to Almora.
  • After this, the place of publication of the journal was again shifted to Advaita Ashrama in April 1899.
  • Since then the magazine has been continuously published from Advaita Ashrama.
  • Many great personalities have contributed to the journal. Some of them are Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Former President Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Sri Aurobindo, Sister Nivedita, etc.
  • The Advaita Ashrama is also working towards bringing the entire ‘Prabuddha Bharata’ archive in online mode on its website.

Advaita Ashrama

Advaita Ashrama, Mayavati was founded in the year 1899 as a branch of the Ramakrishna Math. It is located in Uttarakhand.