Chronology

1863 - January 12 Birth in Kolkata

1863 - January 12 Birth in Kolkata

1879 - Enters Presidency College

1879 - Enters Presidency College

1880 - Transfers to General Assembly Institution

1880 - Transfers to General Assembly Institution

1881 - November First meeting with Sri Ramakrishna

1881 - November First meeting with Sri Ramakrishna

1882-1886 - Association with Sri Ramakrishna

1882-1886 - Association with Sri Ramakrishna

1884 - Passes B. A. Examination

1884 - Passes B. A. Examination

1886 - August 16 Sri Ramakrishna passes away

1886 - August 16 Sri Ramakrishna passes away

1886 -Establishes Baranagar Math

1886 -Establishes Baranagar Math

1887 January - Formal vows of sannyasa at Baranagar Monastery

1887 January - Formal vows of sannyasa at Baranagar Monastery

1890-1893 - Travels all over India as itinerant monk

1890-1893 - Travels all over India as itinerant monk

1892 December 24 - At Kanyakumari, South India

1892 December 24 - At Kanyakumari, South India

1893 February 13 - First public lecture, Secunderabad, South India

1893 February 13 - First public lecture, Secunderabad, South India

1893 May 31 - Sails for America from Mumbai

1893 May 31 - Sails for America from Mumbai

1893 July 25 - Lands at Vancouver, Canada

1893 July 25 - Lands at Vancouver, Canada

1893 July 30 - Arrives in Chicago

1893 July 30 - Arrives in Chicago

1893 September 11 First address at Parliament of Religions, Chicago

1893 September 11 First address at Parliament of Religions, Chicago

1893 September 27 - Final address at Parliament of Religions

1893 September 27 - Final address at Parliament of Religions

1893 November 20 - Begins mid-western lecture tour

1893 November 20 - Begins mid-western lecture tour

1894 April 14 - Begins lectures and classes on East Coast

1894 April 14 - Begins lectures and classes on East Coast

1894 May 16 - Speaks at Harvard University

1894 May 16 - Speaks at Harvard University

1894 July-August - At Green Acre Religious Conference

1894 July-August - At Green Acre Religious Conference

1894 November - Founds Vedanta Society of New York

1894 November - Founds Vedanta Society of New York

1895 January Begins classes in New York

1895 January Begins classes in New York

1895 June 4-18 - At Camp Percy, New Hampshire

1895 June 4-18 - At Camp Percy, New Hampshire

1895 June-August - At Thousand Island Park on St. Lawrence river, N.Y.

1895 June-August - At Thousand Island Park on St. Lawrence river, N.Y.

1895 August-September - In Paris

1895 August-September - In Paris

1895 - October-November Lectures in London

1895 - October-November Lectures in London

1895 December 6 - Sails for New York

1895 December 6 - Sails for New York

1896 March 22-25 Speaks at Harvard University, offered Eastern Philosophy chair

1896 March 22-25 Speaks at Harvard University, offered Eastern Philosophy chair

1896 April 15 - Returns to London

1896 April 15 - Returns to London

1896 May-July - Gives classes in London

1896 May-July - Gives classes in London

1896 May 28 - Meets Max Muller in Oxford

1896 May 28 - Meets Max Muller in Oxford

1896 August-September - In the Europe for six weeks

1896 August-September - In the Europe for six weeks

1896 October-November Gives classes in London

1896 October-November Gives classes in London

1896 December 30 - Leaves Naples for India

1896 December 30 - Leaves Naples for India

1897 January 15 - Arrives in Colombo, Sri Lanka

1897 January 15 - Arrives in Colombo, Sri Lanka

1897 February 6-15 - In Chennai

1897 February 6-15 - In Chennai

1897 February 19 - Arrives in Kolkata

1897 February 19 - Arrives in Kolkata

1897 May 1 - Establishes Ramakrishna Mission Association, Kolkata

1897 May 1 - Establishes Ramakrishna Mission Association, Kolkata

1897 May-December - Tours northwest India

1897 May-December - Tours northwest India

1898 January - Returns to Kolkata

1898 January - Returns to Kolkata

1898 May - Begins North India pilgrimage with Western devotees

1898 May - Begins North India pilgrimage with Western devotees

1898 August 2 - At Amarnath, Kashmir

1898 August 2 - At Amarnath, Kashmir

1898 December 9 - Consecrates Belur Math

1898 December 9 - Consecrates Belur Math

1899 March 19 - Establishes Advaita Ashrama at Mayavati

1899 March 19 - Establishes Advaita Ashrama at Mayavati

1899 June 20- Leaves India for second visit to the West

1899 June 20- Leaves India for second visit to the West

1899 July 31 - Arrives in London

1899 July 31 - Arrives in London

1899 August-November - At Ridgely Manor, New York

1899 August-November - At Ridgely Manor, New York

1899 December 3 - Arrives in Los Angeles

1899 December 3 - Arrives in Los Angeles

1900 February 22 - Arrives in San Francisco

1900 February 22 - Arrives in San Francisco

1900 April 14 - Founds Vedanta Society in San Francisco

1900 April 14 - Founds Vedanta Society in San Francisco

1900 August 3 - Arrives in Paris for International Exposition

1900 August 3 - Arrives in Paris for International Exposition

1900 September 7 - Speaks at Congress of History of Religions at Exposition

1900 September 7 - Speaks at Congress of History of Religions at Exposition

1900 October 24 - Begins tour of Vienna, Constantinople, Greece and Cairo

1900 October 24 - Begins tour of Vienna, Constantinople, Greece and Cairo

1900 November 26 - Leaves for India

1900 November 26 - Leaves for India

1900 December 9 - Arrives at Belur Math

1900 December 9 - Arrives at Belur Math

1901 January - Visits Mayavati

1901 January - Visits Mayavati

1901 March-May - Pilgrimage in East Bengal and Assam

1901 March-May - Pilgrimage in East Bengal and Assam

1902 January-February - Visits Bodh Gaya and Varanasi

1902 January-February - Visits Bodh Gaya and Varanasi

1902 March - Returns to Belur Math

1902 March - Returns to Belur Math

1902 July 4 - Mahasamadhi

1902 July 4 - Mahasamadhi

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