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1863-1902

Swami Vivekananda, possibly the most masterful personality of modern India, "came,
saw and conquered." He lit the torch of resurgent
Hinduism, Sanatana Dharma, particularly the Vedanta philosophy, in far-off America.
He preached the gospel of his Guru. Ramakrishna Paramahamsa all over India, and the
world, reviving the faith of mankind in religion. With his superb oratorical flair, he
advocated the spread of "man-making" education and was an untiring crusader of purity
of life and character. He founded the Ramakrishna Math and Mission, perhaps the most
wide-spread voluntary non-official socio-religious organization in the world