RKMIC kicks off annual exhibition
Kolkata: Swami Suviranandaji, general secretary Ramakrishna Math and Mission opened the annual exhibition titled 'The Wonder That Was India' at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture on Monday.
The exhibition will be held till May 30 and is open from 11 am to 5.30 pm except Sundays and holidays. The title of the exhibition is from a famous book 'The Wonder That Was India' by AL Basham, a noted historian and Indologist. The exhibition is divided into 8 segments.
The first part is on the 125th year of Swami Vivekananda's Chicago addresses while the second part is on the 150th birth anniversary of Sister Nivedita. Nivedita, herself a prolific writer, had studied Indian art seriously and wrote about it. Her interpretation of Indian art and culture has been appreciated by scholars and the students of arts.
The third part is on the 80 years of Ramakrishna temple at Belur Math. The fourth part is on the sixteen disciples of Sri Ramakrishna while the fifth part is on Indian gods and goddesses.
The third part is on the 80 years of Ramakrishna temple at Belur Math. The fourth part is on the sixteen disciples of Sri Ramakrishna while the fifth part is on Indian gods and goddesses. There are sections on the different facets of Indian art, wonders of India and also of the world. There is a section on Bengal, the cultural capital of India. The RKMIC is organizing annual exhibition for the past one decade.