Biography of Swami Vivekananda


Swami Vivekananda born in January 12 1863 in Kolkata . His real name was
Narendranath. He was a Hindu monk and scholar. Vivekananda was the first
to Hindu before the World Parliament of Religions in 1893 in Chicago ,
Illinois
.

Vivekananda was the son of a lawyer from Kolkata. The city was one of the
most important intellectual centers of colonial India and he was already
in his college years from 1880, with Western philosophers and
intellectuals as Hegel and Herbert Spencer apart. At first he was a Hindu
reform movement, the Sadharana-Samaj to where he missed the personal
religious experience, however. At the age of 18 years Narendranath Datta
visited the mystic Ramakrishna in the Kali Temple
Dakshineshwar This is the first time it is in the eyes with tears have
received. The educated in British schools and Narendra prone to atheism,
however, remained skeptical. Ramakrishna gave him personal instruction,
and gradually he overcame his internal opposition and became his favorite
student. After the death of his master in 1886 Vivekananda went to
religious pilgrimage in India . He visited, among other things Benares
(now Varanasi), Ayodhya, Mysore and Madras (now Chennai). In 1893, he
stayed in the U.S. and was the uninvited guest at the World Parliament of
Religions in Chicago after highly acclaimed performance radiant
representatives of Indian religion to a wide audience in the West known
as. His speeches were in America is so successful that he was in New York
the "Vedanta Society founded. His trips were financed inter alia by the
Maharaja of Mysore.

After his return to India Vivekananda founded in 1897, the Ramakrishna
Mission . He earned today as Belur Math designated area in Belur ( Howrah
), the seat of the Ramakrishna Mission and Ramakrishna Math is. In close
connection with the Order, the organization seeks to spread the teachings
of the master and through the establishment and support of many schools,
hospitals, orphanages, libraries and cultural clubs and to make all of
social work.
Vivekananda traveled through northern India again and dedicated himself
to the mountain solitude of the Himalayas of meditation . He died in
Belur Math on July 4, 1902.


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