Swami Vivekananda's inspiring personality was well known both in India and in Before Vivekananda was born, his mother, like many other pious Hindu. Page 1. Page 2. Page 3. Page 4. Page 5. Page 6. Page 7. Page 8. Page 9. Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Page attracted by the heroic story of Rama and his faithful consort Sita, he procured their images Untitled Document BIOGRAPHY OF SWAMI VIVEKANANDA.
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Swami Vivekananda was the chief disciple of Ramkrishna Paramhamsa. Vivekanand – A biography by Swami Nikhilanand Saraswati Pg PDF | On Jan 12, , Desh Raj Sirswal and others published Philosophy of introduction of his life in Vivekananda: A Biography by Swami Nikhilananda. THE LIFE OF SWAMIVIVEKANANDA. History makes great men, but in some cases a few of the great men are the makers of history. Swami Vivekananda was .
He was known then Vivekananda. He visited different parts of Europe and many foreigners including sister Nivedita became his disciple. Later on Vivekananda established Ramakrishna Mission on social, religious and cultural foundation.
His divinity was greatly felt by the Indians through his speech and works. He breathed his last in Hinduism-Universal Religion[ edit ] Vivekananda considered Hinduism to be the mother of all religions. He established through historical sequence. He showed that Vedic religion had influenced Buddhism which again was instrumental in influencing Christianity.
He told that all the religions of the world have the same value and importance. But each must assimilate the spirit of the others and yet preserve his individuality and grow according to his own law of growth ….
Thus, through his universal religion, Vivekananda preached the unity of God. He told that though the paths are different for different religions but the goal is same.
He attached great importance to the unity of all religions and their fusion into one universal religion.
Advaita Vedantism[ edit ] Swami Vivekananda was a great lover of Vedantic philosophy. He believed in monism. He had firm faith on one God.
His motto, as reflected earlier, was to establish a link among different religions. He had told that as water of different rivers mingle in the sea, similarly every religion finds itself at the feet of God.
He did not see any difference between a Veda or Koran or Bible.
Temple, Mosque and Church were equal for him. He preferred to meditate at any place without any inhibition in his mind. By his personal example he preached monism or Advaita Vedantism. By that he showed his toleration towards every religion. He spoke the message of Vedanta regarding the world unity and to believe shapeless God. Retrieved 23 March Retrieved 8 March Retrieved 20 August Current Science, vol.
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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.
Bonney ,   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.