Swami Vivekananda Biography
Swami Vivekananda earlier he was known as Narendra he was an Indian Hindu monk and a chief disciple of the 19th century Indian mystic Rama Krishna he was born on January 12 1863 Calcutta Bengal presidency British India his father’s name was Vishwanath Dada and mother’s name was Bhuvaneshwari Devi he was born in a chaos the family his father was an attorney at the Calcutta High Court and his mother was a devout housewife he was the sixth of his ten siblings he acquired his preliminary education in Vive187.
Swami Vivekananda Biography at the age of 8 from issuer Chandra Vidyasagar z– metropolitan institution Narendra completed his graduation in 1884 in arts from the Presidency College Calcutta narendra met Rama Krishna in 1881 at dakini schwer during this time narendra was undergoing a time of spiritual crisis it was his famous question to sri rama krishna have you seen God Rama Krishna did not convince Narendra completely at the first go but after noticed some great virtue of Rama Krishna he became a frequent visitor to Rama Krishna after the tragic death of his father he came closer to Rama Krishna and received help to move out of his spiritual crisis situation in 1885.
Swami Vivekananda Biography Rama Krishna was diagnosed with throat cancer then Narendra took great care of his master and nursed him with utmost devotion and love before renouncing body Rama Krishna made Narendra the leader of a new monastic order post the death of Rama Krishna Narendra along with his young disciples began to live at Vera Nagar in 1887 he took the formal vows of sannyasa there by assuming new names narendra came to be known as swami vivekananda in 1888.
Swami Vivekananda Biography the message of Rama Krishna to the world Swami Vivekananda resolved to embark on a journey extensively exploring India in the initial years he walked on foot lived on arms and led a life of a wandering monk by this time he understood that the masses require two kinds of knowledge one which allowed them to improve their economic condition the second which helped them to build faith and strengthen their moral sense to accomplish his goal of bettering the life of the masses Swami Vivekananda aimed at initiating an organization in 1893.
Swami Vivekananda Biography he travelled abroad for the first time to be a part of the world’s Parliament of Religions at the Parliament Swami Vivekananda became known as the orator of divine right and messenger of Indian wisdom to the Western world then he travelled in the eastern part of United States and London to spread the message of Vedanta upon returning to India in 1897.
Swami Vivekananda Biography he initiated ramakrishna mission an organization which propagated the teaching of practical Vedanta and commenced various forms of social service in 1898 Swami Vivekananda acquired a huge property at Beller which became a permanent abode of the monastery and monastic order the place became known as Ramakrishna moth and was open to all men Swami did not married at all he died at Beller mass Bengal presidency British India on 4 July 1902 at the age of 39 arise awake and do not stop until the goal is reached said Swami Vivekananda. (New Site)