Swami Vivekananda Quotes
Swami Vivekananda Quotes :
Swami Vivekananda : One of the greatest spiritual leaders of India,
He is credited with bringing the glory of the Hindu philosophy to the global platform.
Born on January 12, 1863, as Narendra Nath Datta in Kolkata into an aristocratic Bengali Kayastha family,
He became a deciple of the famed saint of Dakshineshwar, Swami Ramkrishna Paramhansa.
He renounced worldly pleasures and became a sanyasi, not to roam aimlessly but for the service of humanity.
Vivekanada was a key figure for introducing the Indian Vendanta
and philosophies of Yoga to the world which put India on the world’s spiritual map.
It was his famous speech at the World’s Parliament of Religions in Chicago, 1893 that forever changed the way the world looked at India.
Founder of the Ramakrishna Math and the Ramakrishna Mission,
Vivekananda not only revived our ancient heritage,
but also, enlightened and awakened people’s religious consciousness and worked for uplifting the downtrodden.
He is also credited for raising inter-faith awareness, reviving Hinduism and contributing to the idea of nationalism in India in the 19th century.
Remembering the great saint Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary today,
we share some of his timeless quotes here which are pertinent even today.