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Friday, February 2nd 2018

12:05 AM

Daily Reading







To Sri Haripada Mitra





(Translated from Bengali)





SRINAGAR, KASHMIR,





1897.





DEAR HARIPADA,





My health has been very bad for the last nine months, and the heat made it still worse. So I have been wandering over the hills from place to place.





Now I am in Kashmir. I have travelled far and wide, but I have never seen such a country. I shall soon leave for the Punjab and again go to work. From Sadananda I have heard all the news about you and continue to get it. I am sure to go to Karachi after visiting the Punjab. So we shall meet in person there.





With blessings,





VIVEKANANDA.





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To Sister Christine





Jodhpur, Rajputana,





4th January 1898.





Love and greetings etc. to thee, dear Christina, and a happy New Year. May it find you younger in heart, stronger in body, and purer in spirit.





I am still travelling in season and out of season. Lecturing some, working a good deal.





Have you seen Mr. [Edward T.] Sturdy of England, who, I learn, has been to Detroit? Did you like him?





I am quite well and strong. Hope to meet you this blessed year again in America.





I am going to Calcutta in a few days, where I intend to be the rest of this cold weather. Next summer, I start for England or America most probably.





Yours ever in the Lord,





Vivekananda.





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To Sister Nivedita





CALCUTTA





30th January 1898





MY DEAR MISS NOBLE,





This is to introduce Prof. M. Gupta, who has been already introduced to you on board the boat that brought you over to shore.





He has very kindly consented to devote an hour or more every day to teach you Bengali. I need not state that he is a genuine, good and great soul.





Ever yours in the Lord,





VIVEKANANDA





P.S. I am afraid you felt badly today.





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