The Yoga Superstar of 1893: Swami Vivekananda | Kindred Spirits Reunion – Austin, Texas

The Yoga Superstar of 1893: Swami Vivekananda | Kindred Spirits Reunion – Austin, Texas
Kindred Spirits Reunion
151 Lotus Circle
Austin, texas
February 19, 2016 - February 21, 2016
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Swami-Vivekananda


The Yoga Superstar of 1893: Swami Vivekananda


Swami Vivekananda—Sure, you’ve heard of this guy, but who the heck was he? When did he live? What did he look like? And why does his name keep hanging around?

Before Gandhi, ML King and Mother Theresa, Vivekananda was the first pop-culture saint. He was the first to make yoga desirable and cool.

Hopping a boat to Canada in 1893, he taught yoga throughout the West before dying young and leaving sweet echoes in history.

In this lecture, listen to his stories and see archival images of Vivekananda’s brash, cigar-smoking effort to pull yoga from the shadows into the modern world.


 

Ramakrishna-and-Vivekananda

 

Kindred Spirits Reunion | Austin, Texas

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