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About Swami Vivekananda
Swami Vivekananda was an Indian Hindu monk who was known for spreading Hinduism around the world. He played an instrumental role in turning Hinduism into one of the world's major religions in the 19th century. He is also credited with exporting the Yoga and Vedanta philosophies from India to the United States and Europe.
He was born to Bhuvaneswari Devi and Vishwanath Dutta.
He died at the age of 39 while meditating in his room, fulfilling his prophecy that he would die before the age of 40.
His birthday, which is the 12th of January, is celebrated in India as National Youth Day.
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Famous quotes by Swami Vivekananda
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to God.Swami Vivekananda
External nature is only internal nature writ large.Swami Vivekananda
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.Swami Vivekananda
If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished.Swami Vivekananda
If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.Swami Vivekananda
May He who is the Brahman of the Hindus, the Ahura-Mazda of the Zoroastrians, the Buddha of the Buddhists, the Jehovah of the Jews, the Father in Heaven of the Christians give strength to you to carry out your noble idea.Swami Vivekananda
Our duty is to encourage every one in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the Truth.Swami Vivekananda
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.Swami Vivekananda
The moment I have realized God sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see God in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.Swami Vivekananda
The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and God will be in them.Swami Vivekananda
The Vedanta recognizes no sin it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the Vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.Swami Vivekananda
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.Swami Vivekananda
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.Swami Vivekananda
We are what our thoughts have made us so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live they travel far.Swami Vivekananda
Where can we go to find God if we cannot see Him in our own hearts and in every living being.Swami Vivekananda
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.Swami Vivekananda
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.Swami Vivekananda
F.A.Q. about Swami Vivekananda
When is his birthday?
Swami Vivekananda's birthday is on January 12, 1863.
In how many days is his birthday?
Swami Vivekananda's birthday is in 39 days
How old was Swami Vivekananda when he died?
He was 39 years old.
When did he die?
He died in July 4, 1902.
How old would he be today?
Swami Vivekananda would be 158 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Swami Vivekananda from?
He was born in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India.
Swami Vivekananda's Popularity
Swami Vivekananda was a famous Indian philosopher, who was born on January 12, 1863. As a person born on this date, Swami Vivekananda is listed in our database as the 6th most popular celebrity for the day (January 12) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1863).
People born on January 12 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Swami Vivekananda is the 113th most popular Capricorn.
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