Is this man ever being old?
Even after more than fourteen decades
One hundred and forty two years
Remain forever young his stirring words.
Eternal truth shines brilliant.
Vivekananda a lover of humankind
'The Condensed India'
Harvard philosopher William James
Declare, 'Paragon of Vedanta Swami is'
While R. Rolland on his thrills.
Professor John Henry Wright
Finds it not right to question the sage
On his credentials which amount to --
Question the sun about its right to shine.
Max Muller and Paul Deussen
The famous nineteenth century Europeans
Express for him respect, and affection.
'Service to man is service to God'
His eloquence enlightens.
By his synthesis of religion and science
Cherished is he in modern times.