Hindol Sengupta and Reba Som in conversation with Makarand Paranjape

 

Born Narendranath Dutta, Swami Vivekanand, a devotee of the mystic Ramkrishna played a major role in introducing Indian philosophy and raising interfaith understanding in the West. Sister Nivedita, a Scots-Irish social worker, joined his mission and became a key disciple. In an insightful session, Hindol Sengupta, Reba Som and Makarand Paranjape discuss the contours of the Guru-Shishya relationship and the essence of Vivekananda’s teachings.