Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda

12 January 1863
4 July 1902

Swami Vivekananda Bengali About this sound listen ; 12 January 1863 – 4 July 1902), born Narendranath Datta was an Indian Hindu monk, a chief disciple of the 19th-century Indian mystic Ramakrishna.

He was a key figure in the presentation of the Indian ways of thinking of Vedanta and Yoga toward the Western world. and is credited with raising interfaith awareness, bringing Hinduism to the status of a major world religion during the late 19th century. Swami Vivekananda was a Hindu monk and direct devotee of Sri Ramakrishna. Vivekananda assumed a key job in the presentation of Indian yoga and Vedanta philosophy in the West.

He established a strong connection at the debut World Parliament of Religions in Chicago, 1893 – giving an incredible discourse on the hidden solidarity of world religions.

He showed a way of thinking of conventional reflection and furthermore caring help (karma yoga). He upheld liberation for Indian ladies and a conclusion to the most noticeably awful abundance of the standing framework.

He is considered an important figurehead of India’s growing self-confidence and later nationalist leaders often said they were inspired by his teachings and personality.