Franklin Merrell-Wolff

by Staff

It was September 11, 1893, and there was a fundamental shift happening in the world. Swami Vivekananda, the direct disciple of the great Indian Saint Sri Ramakrishna was speaking at the Parliament of World Religions, and with his first words, "Sisters and Brothers of America . . . " the entire audience erupted in a standing ovation that lasted for more than three minutes. Franklin Merrell-Wolff was one of thousands who were profoundly moved by the Swami's words. He had always felt that understanding reality was beyond the intellect, but hearing the words of Vivekananda became a . . .

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