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SWAMI VIVEKANANDA

OVERVIEW OF VIVEKANANDA

Born in Calcutta in 1863.


Contact of Ramkrishna change Narendras life.
Became world famous at Chicago in1883.
jiva is shiva.
Awake, arise & stop not till the goal is reached.
He founded Ramkrishna mission in 1897.
BIOGRAPHY (1863-1902)

Swami vivekanandas inspiring personality was


well known both in India & America.
The unknown monk of India suddenly leapt into
fame at Parliament of Religion held in Chicago in
1893.
In the course of short of 39 years of which only 10
were devoted to public activities.
He gave: gyan yog, bhakti yog,karma yog,raj yog.
Birth & Childhood

Swami Vivekananda was born


Narendranath Datta on 12 January 1863
in Calcutta in a respectable middle-class.

His father, Viswanath Dutta, was an


attorney and was a lover of the arts and
literature.
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On the other hand, Narendras mother,


Bhubaneshwari Devi, was a pious, kind-hearted
lady, devoted to the Hindu traditions.

Narendranath had varied interests & wide range


of scholarship in philosophy, history, social
sciences, art and other subjects.

He evinced much interest in spiritual text.


College & Brahmo samaj
Vivekananda strated his education at
home,later he joined metropolitan institution of
ishwarchandra vidyasagar in 1871 and he
passed the entrance examination of presidency
college, colcutta.

Narendranath became the member of a


Freemason's lodge and the breakaway faction
from the Brahmo samaj led by kesab chandra
sen another Freemason.