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What do you know about Swami Vivekananda?

Asked by Francisco, 17 Feb '09 12:38 am
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Swami Vivekananda was born in an aristocratic family of Calcutta in 1863. His parents influenced the Swami's thinkingthe father by his rational mind and the mother by her religious temperament. From his childhood, he showed inclination towards spirituality and God realization. While searching for a man who could directly demonstrate the reality of God, he came to Ramakrishna and became his disciple. As a guru Ramakrishna taught him Advaita Vedanta and that all religions are true, and service to man was the most effective worship of God. After the death of his Guru, he became a wandering monk touring the Indian subcontinent and getting a first hand account of India's condition. He later sailed to Chicago and represented India as a delegate in the 1893 Parliament of World religions. An eloquent speaker, Vivekananda was invited to several forums in United States and spoke at universities and clubs. He conducted several public and private lectures, disseminating Vedanta, Yoga and Hinduism ...more
Answered by Pardeep kapoor, 17 Feb '09 12:46 am

 
  
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Swami Vivekananda was a firebrand disciple of Sri. Ramakrishna Paramahamsa who believed that India is the spiritual leader of this world. The soul of India cannot be tained with hippocracy, duplicity, injustice, exploitation and materialistic values. The soul of India will always cry for truth and permanance. He believed Hinduism cannot be protected by numbers or conversion. As long as there is truth in this world, there will be Hinduism. He believed that that society is the greatest society where the highest truth is practicable. He belived that no society can progress where the women are ill treated and disrespected. At a time when many Indians were fighting for independence, millions of Americans, Europeans, Englishmen etc. were falling at his feet for knowledge and enlightment. He proved that world can be conquered by love, honesty, integrity and character and not by deceitful scholarly talks. He believed that people have used education to cheat and exploit honest and po ...more
Answered by vivek swamy, 17 Feb '09 09:25 am

 
  
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One most important thing that comes to my mind when I think of Swami vivekananda is he addressed the people sitting in assembly by saying My dear brothers and sisters he showed love for all human being.
Answered by Komal, 17 Feb '09 12:57 am

 
  
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Swami Vivekananda was a great Indian, who was proud of our great traditions and culture. In Chicago conference which he attended, he won the hearts of one and all by addressing the people there as brothers and sisters. He practiced what he believed in and he believed in practicing what he thought to be rational and right.
Answered by BALU KAMAT, 17 Feb '09 12:42 am

 
  
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Swami Vivekananda was fully deferent from u.
Answered by ganesh shankar, 17 Feb '09 12:45 am

 
  
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Swami Vivekananda was born in an aristocratic family of Calcutta in 1863. His parents influenced the Swami's thinkingthe father by his rational mind and the mother by her religious temperament. From his childhood, he showed inclination towards spirituality and God realization. While searching for a man who could directly demonstrate the reality of God, he came to Ramakrishna and became his disciple. As a guru Ramakrishna taught him Advaita Vedanta and that all religions are true, and service to man was the most effective worship of God. After the death of his Guru, he became a wandering monk touring the Indian subcontinent and getting a first hand account of India's condition. He later sailed to Chicago and represented India as a delegate in the 1893 Parliament of World religions. An eloquent speaker, Vivekananda was invited to several forums in United States and spoke at universities and clubs. He conducted several public and private lectures, disseminating Vedanta, Yoga and Hinduism ...more
Answered by Jack Johnson, 17 Feb '09 07:58 pm

 
  
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