Vivekananda Kendra kanyakumari, Paschim Bang Prant celebrated the birth centenary celebration of Mananeey Eknathji Ranade on today 14th February 2015 at Shri Shikshayatan School, Lord Sinha Road, Kolkata. Total 250 audience presented on this occasion.
Justice Altamas Kabir (chief Justice of India) addressing the occasion as the presidential address. Justice Kabir said that, " Swami Vivekananda didn't mention anything for any particular religion. He advised us to serve people of all religion as 'Narayan'" He also mentioned that he experienced the enchanting of "OM" when he visited the "Dhyan Mandir" at Rock Memorial, Kanyakumari. People get connected with the universe by enchanting "OM". Bare Golam Ali , Md. Rafi used to sing it. ( i.e it is not related with any religious practice, it is the culture of our country).
Swami Suhitanandaji, (Secretary, Ramkrishna Mission) mentioned the contribution of Eknathji in Ramakrishna Vivekananda movement as the Chief guest. Nivedita Bhide, (Vice President, Vivekananda Kendra) discussed about live and works of Ma. Eknath Ranade. How he made the mission of Swami Vivekananda's vision with his own practical knowlede for serving the nation.