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Vivekananda Kendra
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The Vivekananda Kendra (Vivekananda Center) was established in 1972. This was made possible through the momentum of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s campaign to create a national memorial to mark the centenary of Swami Vivekananda’s birth. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS; National Volu…

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Beckerlegge, Gwilym, “Vivekananda Kendra”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Editor-in-Chief Associate Editors Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 04 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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