Vivekananda Rock Memorial finest monument in kanyakumari
Vivekananda Rock Memorial is a famous tourist monument in Vavathurai, Kanyakumari, India. It was create in 1970 in honour of Swami Vivekananda who is said to have complete wisdom on the rock. Vivekananda Rock Memorial is a major tourist appeal in Kanyakumari and houses the statue of the great preacher Swami Vivekananda.
The Vivekananda Memorial, as it stands today, is a remembering to Swamiji as to Shri Ekanthji Ranade whose affection to the work he had undertaken was activated not by mere faith but by creative conviction.
At Kanyakumari – a unique symbol of agreement and cleanliness – is the Memorial of Swami Vivekananda, another design of the united aspiration of Nation. In the Memorial, there is a happy and harmonious blend of all the architectural beauty of the country. It is a symbol of unity because the whole nation wished, worked and carry out for it. Person from all states complete in its inauguration.
It is also a Memorial, conceived and laboured for mainly by RSS swayamsevaks, blessed by Ramakrishna Mission, created by Paramacharya of Kachi Kamakoti Peetham, and for which Swami Chinmayananda of Chinmay Mission gave the first donation.All the divine,culture and national organisations supported it.It is also a Memorial for which all State Governments and Central Government contributed.
Eknathji described beautifully uniqueness of Kanayakumari in his one speech in 1966.He gave the series of inspiring speeches on Vivekananda Rock Memorial to the first batch of Workers of Vivekananda Kendra which helped to clear idea behind VRM (Vivekananda Rock Memorial) and VK (Vivekananda Kendra
The memorial today stands as an architectural chef d’oeuvre illustrating various architectures styles of India and attracts thousands of visitors round the year. A boat cruise to the place, the only way of transport, makes the trip more delightful to visitors.