Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Swami Vivekananda Honored on Postage Stamp


First Day of Issue: January 12, 2013 - India

India has issued a new postage stamp honoring Swami Vivekananda on his 150th birthday.

Born Narendra Nath Datta, he was an Indian Hindu monk who is credited with being the principal figure in introducing yoga and the Hindu religion to the western world through his appearances at Chicago's 1893 World Columbian Exposition.

Learn more at: India Post

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