​Vivekananda Rock Memorial

  • On 30th May, 2024, Prime Minister began his 45-hour-long meditation at the famed Vivekananda Rock Memorial in Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu.
  • Vivekananda Rock Memorial is a monument and popular tourist attraction in Kanyakumari, India's southernmost tip.
  • It was built in 1970 in honour of Swami Vivekananda.
  • The rock is surrounded by the Laccadive Sea, where the Bay of Bengal, the Indian Ocean, and the Arabian Sea form a confluence.
  • It comprises the 'Shripada Mandapam' and the 'Vivekananda Mandapam'.
  • It is believed that Swami Vivekananda swam across the seashore in Kanyakumari to reach the rock mid-sea and he meditated for three days and nights on the rock ....
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