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Swami Vivekananda born Narendranath Datta was an Indian Hindu monk, a chief disciple of Although Vivekananda was a powerful orator and writer in English and Bengali, he was not a thorough scholar, .. Nikhilananda, Swami ( ), Vivekananda: A Biography (PDF), New York: Ramakrishna-Vivekananda Center. nany readers an interest for studying the life of Sri crisis in Indian national life there has been born a saint or a ProPhet inPortant Position in an English firn. Swami Vivekananda was born in an upper-middle class. Kayastha family in .. The young 'reformers' who had got the English model of education and were.

What a strong spirit of detachment we had in those days!

We had no thought even as to whether the world existed or not. Narendra collected and arranged most of the songs of this compilation, but could not finish the work of the book for unfavourable circumstances. Narendra and the other aspiring monks accepted the invitation and went to Antpur to spend few days.

In Antpur, in the Christmas Eve of , Narendra and eight other disciples took formal monastic vows. During his travels he met, and stayed with Indians from all religions and walks of life: scholars, dewans , rajas , Hindus, Muslims, Christians, paraiyars low-caste workers and government officials.

Swami Vivekananda

Bonney , [92] [93] to gather all the religions of the world, and show "the substantial unity of many religions in the good deeds of the religious life. Vivekananda wanted to join, but was disappointed to learn that no one without credentials from a bona fide organisation would be accepted as a delegate.

The New York Critique wrote, "He is an orator by divine right, and his strong, intelligent face in its picturesque setting of yellow and orange was hardly less interesting than those earnest words, and the rich, rhythmical utterance he gave them".

After hearing him we feel how foolish it is to send missionaries to this learned nation". Vivekananda's speeches at the Parliament had the common theme of universality, emphasising religious tolerance.

I want you to keep your own belief; I want to make the Methodist a better Methodist; the Presbyterian a better Presbyterian; the Unitarian a better Unitarian. I want to teach you to live the truth, to reveal the light within your own soul. His popularity opened up new views for expanding on "life and religion to thousands".

He founded the Vedanta Society of New York in Beginning in June , Vivekananda gave private lectures to a dozen of his disciples at Thousand Island Park in New York for two months.

In Germany he met Paul Deussen , another Indologist. Updated August 10, Swami Vivekananda , one of Hinduism's the most prominent exponents, was pivotal in introducing the Hindu philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the Western world. He is known for his path-breaking works on the Hindu scriptures , especially, the Vedas and the Upanishads , and his re-interpretations of Hindu philosophy in the light of modern pluralistic thought.

His language is simple and straight-forward and his arguments are logical.

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In Vivekananda's works, "we have not only a gospel to the world at large but also, to its own children, the Charter of the Hindu faith. For the first time in history, Hinduism itself forms here the subject of generalization of a Hindu mind of the highest order.

It is the latest gospel of a modern Prophet of religion and spirituality to the mankind.

What the world had needed was a faith that had no fear of truth And this was given to her, in these words and writings of the Swami Vivekananda. This scan is from the Harvard College Library and digitized by Google. Everett in his introduction writes, "Vivekananda has created a high degree of interest in himself and his work.

There are indeed few departments of study more attractive than the Hindu thought. It is a rare pleasure to see a form of belief that to most seems so far away and unreal as the Vedanta system, represented by an actually living and extremely intelligent believer The reality of the One is the truth which the East may well teach us, and we owe a debt of gratitude to Vivekananda that he taught this lesson so effectively.Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture.

It is the latest gospel of a modern Prophet of religion and spirituality to the mankind.

This scan is from the Harvard College Library and digitized by Google. The reality of the One is the truth which the East may well teach us, and we owe a debt of gratitude to Vivekananda that he taught this lesson so effectively.

His ready wit and pranks kept everybody amused, sometimes, indeed, making even the grave-minded elders burst out into peals of laughter. Goodwin's transcriptions of the Swami's lectures form the basis of five books.

You have opened my eyes. Then with an expression of deep sorrow in his countenance and an intense emotion shaking his body, he placed his hand on his heart and added:? Narendra was trained in Indian classical music , [28] and regularly participated in physical exercise, sports and organised activities. I have understood from these words of wisdom that the ideal of Vedanta lived by the recluse outside the pale of society can be practised even from hearth and home and applied to all our daily schemes of life.

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