1893 –II


(#21) Chicago, 1893. Swamiji has written in Bengali characters as well as in English: “One infinite pure and holy—beyond thought beyond qualities I bow down to thee.”

(#22) Chicago, September 1893. This poster of Swamiji (based on #21) was made by the Goes Lithographic Co., Chicago. It was posted throughout the city to draw people attention to the World’s Fair.

(#23) Chicago, September 1893. Swamiji’s inscription: “ Samatā sarvabhuteṣu etan-muktasya lakṣaṇam.  Equality in all beings this is the sign of the free.”

(#23) Chicago, September 1893. Swamiji’s inscription: “Samatā sarvabhuteṣu etan-muktasya lakṣaṇam. Equality in all beings this is the sign of the free.”

(#25) Chicago, September 1893. Swamiji’s inscription: “Thou are the father the lord the mother the husband and love.”

(#24) Chicago, 1893. Swamiji’s inscription: “Thou art the only treasure in this world.”

(#24) Chicago, 1893. Swamiji’s inscription: “Thou art the only treasure in this world.”

(#26) Chicago, September 21, 1893. Swamiji’s inscription: “Eka eva suhṛd dharma nidhane’pi anuyāti yaḥ. Virtue is the only friend that follows us even beyond the grave. Everything else ends with death.”

(#27) Chicago, September 1893.

 

(#28) Chicago, September 1893. This photo was taken during the closing session of the Parliament of Religions, on the evening of September 27.