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Interfaith meet held on 125th anniv of Swami Vivekananda's Chicago speech

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

An interfaith meet was organised here to mark the 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's historic speech at the held in in 1893, according to a statement by the Mission on Wednesday.

Former was the chief guest at the event organised on Tuesday.

The Mission said nine religious denominations were represented by various scholars and preachers, who explained how every faith bears similarities with the line of thought expounded by in his speech which had drawn thunderous applause from the largely American audience.

On the occasion, Mukherjee said the landmark speech in established as the world in matters of

Swami Shantatmananda, of Mission, in his concluding remarks, said today the need for intra-faith harmony is perhaps even more than interfaith harmony.

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 20:30 IST