Letters of Sister Nivedita
Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Sister Nivedita (28 October 1867 – 13 October 1911) was one of the most eminent disciples of Swami Vivekananda and one of the leading social activists and inclusive spiritualism of her time. These 2 Volumes of “Letters of Sister Nivedita” – collected and edited by Prof. Sankari Prasad Basu, comprise nearly 900 letters from Sister Nivedita and also includes some received by her. This edition was to commemorate her 150th Birth Anniversary in 2017. Born Margaret Elizabeth Noble, she was a teacher living in London when she first encountered Swami Vivekananda, whose words, “came as living water to men perishing of thirst”. A little over two years later, Margaret arrived in Calcutta and was initiated into Brahmacharya by Swami Vivekananda and given the name: Nivedita, the dedicated.
Volume I : Letters 1897 – 1904
Volume II : Letters 1905 – 1911