Born– 12 January 1863
Profession – Spiritual and Religious Leader
Achievements of Swami Vivekananda:
- Vivekananda is known as a Spiritual Leader and a monk. He was born on 12 January 1863 to a Bengali Kathayasa Family.
- He was formerly known as Narendranath He was a very influential spiritual leader of that time.
- He was a great scholar of the two great Philosophies – Vedanta and Yoga.
- He is a major figure in the history of Hinduism.
Early Life of Swami Vivekananda:
- He was born in Shimla Pally, Kolkata, and West Bengal, India on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.
- He was a son of a Vishwanath Dutta and Bhuwaneswari Devi. He used to go to the schools in his earlier days of childhood.
- He was the natural leader in the town. When he does meditation, no one can shake him up.
- As a child, He had great respect for the Sannyasis.
- In the year, He took admission in the Presidency College, Kolkata for the further studies.
- After one year in the Presidency College, he went to Scottish Church College, Kolkata, and studied Philosophy there.
- During his course, He studied many topics on Philosophy, such as western philosophy, western logic, and history of European nations.
- He learned classical musical and spiritual activities in his earlier days.
His Spiritual Journey:
- Swami Vivekananda was the first known Hindu Swami to visit the west.
- He was the chief and founder of Ramakrishna Paramahansa, Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission.
- He introduced the Eastern thoughts in the west at the World’s Parliament Religion.
- In the 2014 year, He crossed the mark of his 150th year and reached to 151th Birthday Anniversary.
- At Belur Math, Kolkata, on July 4, 1902, He taught Vedanta Philosophy last time in the morning.
- The Harvard Philosopher, William James, called the Swami “Model of Vedantists’
- He was very popular for his Philosophy not even but all over the world.
- He is not with us, but his words continued to inspire millions of people all over the world.