(2 Jan 1866 - 8 Sep 1939)
Indian religious leader who was one of the founders of Hinduism in North America. As a youth, he began studying with Sri Ramakrishna, and became a Sannyasi monk in 1886. After ten years as a wandering monk in India, he went to London (Aug 1896) and from there to New York. He gave 25 years of spiritual ministration in the West and returned to India in Nov 1921.
Science Quotes by Swami Abhedananda (1 quote)
The argument advanced by the supporters of the theory of hereditary transmission does not furnish a satisfactory explanation of the cause of the inequalities and diversities of the universe.
— Swami Abhedananda
Vedanta Philosophy: Five Lectures on Reincarnation (1902), 41.