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Sister Nivedita : Margaret Elizabeth Noble Disciple of Vivekanand !

“It is well known how the monks wrote silly lives of Catholic Saints over the manuscripts on which the classical works of ancient heathendom had been written.”

― Karl Marx

Primarily born as Margaret Elizabeth Noble,150 years ago today, in Northern Ireland she was more popularly known as sister Nivedita. Being an Anglo-Irish teacher, thinker, social worker, and the disciple of Swami Vivekananda in the year 1895 in London. Swami Ji started calling her by the name "Nivedita" a niche for herself in the arena of spirituality.

She stepped into this world on the 28th of Oct, 1867. Seeing her mankind and dedication towards public welfare Swami Vivekananda wrote a poem to Sister Nivedita, which was A benediction to Sister Nivedita. In his poem, Vivekananda had condensed all his hopes, aspirations, and good wishes for his disciple, Nivedita as –

The mother's heart, the hero's will
The sweetness of the southern breeze,
The sacred charm and strength that dwell
On Aryan altars, flaming, free;
All these be yours and many more
No ancient soul could dream before-
Be thou to India's future son
The mistress, servant, friend in one.



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