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Swami Vivekananda – His life, Spirituality and motivation


Swami Vivekananda is a great person. We all know about him. We heard about him. But in this article, let us know something more about him.

Swami Vivekananda before taking Sanyasa he was known as Narendra Nath Dutta. He born in 12 January 1863. His father‘s name is Vishwanath. Dutta is the successful lawyer and his mother. He is Bhuvaneshwari Devi. She is a devotee with great ideology. In childhood Narendra Nath was a modest boy.

He was active in music, gymnastics and also in education by the time of completing hey Siri education from Kolkata University, he started interest in western Tatva shastra. He started practising yoga from childhood and he was in relationship with Brahma movement.

Relationship with Shri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa

While entering into his teenage, he felt like there is some less in his inner selves because of spirituality. One day he heard about Shri Ramakrishna in college from his English professor. Then he decided to meet him once one day in November month 1881.

Narendra Nath went to meet Shri Ramakrishna at Kali Mandir, which is located in Dakshineswar. When he met Shri Ramakrishna, he immediately asked one question, but he did not receive satisfying answer. He asked that “have you ever seen God?” Then Sri Ramakrishna said yes, I have that I am watching you clearly.

Sri Ramakrishna, not only remove doubts from Narendra‘s mind, but also want him over with his pure selfless love. Thus began the most unique master disciple relationship in the history of spiritual masters, Narendra became a frequent visitor to Dakshineswar and took rapid steps on spiritual path under the master’s guidance. In Dakshineshwar Narendra also met managing the voters of Shri Ramakrishna. All of them became close friends.

Difficult situations of Swami Vivekananda life

After some years because of two incidents, Narendra felt very much depressed. One in 1884, his father passed away because of this there is no income source for the family. Then the responsibility of the family became on Narendra shoulders. And the second incident. Was Sri Ramakrishna is illness which was diagnosed as throat cancer.

Who September 1885, Shree Ramkrishna was moved to your house in some poker and a few months later to a rented Bylaugh in Kashipur. In both these places, the young disciples, peru devoted attention to the master.. being poor at home and unable to find a job, Narendra joined the group as a leader.

Students as brothers

Sri Ramakrishna instant in these young men, the spirit of the rain in creation and brotherly love for one another. One day, he distributed Scarlett robes total and send them out for food.. in this way, he himself led the foundation. He gave specific instructions to Narendra about the formation of new monks. In the wee hours of August 16, 1886, Sri Ramakrishna left his physical body.

Fifteen of his young disciples (one more joined them later) at Baranagar in North Kolkata. They started living together in a dilapidated building. Under Narendra’s leadership, they formed a new brotherhood, and in 1887 they took the formal vows of monasticism, thus adopting new names. Narendra has now become Swami Vivekananda

Awareness of Life’s Mission by Swami Vivekananda

After founding the new monastic order, Vivekananda heard an inner call for a greater mission in his life. Many of Sri Ramakrishna’s followers thought of him in relation to their personal lives, Vivekananda thought of the Master in relation to India and the world.

As a prophet of the present age, what is Sri Ramakrishna’s message to the modern world and India in particular? This question and the realization of his own inherent powers prompted Swamiji to go out into the wider world alone.

In 1890, after receiving the blessings of Sri Sarada Devi, the divine consort of Sri Ramakrishna, who was then staying in Kolkata, known as the Holy Mother of the world, Swamiji left the Baranagar Mutt and set out on a long quest. and the invention of India.

Discover Real India

When Swami Vivekananda traveled all over India, he was deeply moved by the poverty and backwardness of the people. He was the first religious leader in India to understand and openly declare that the real cause of India’s downfall was the neglect of the Bahujans.

There is an urgent need to provide food and other necessities of life to millions of hungry people. For this they should be taught better methods of agriculture, village industries etc. It was in this context that Vivekananda realized the crux of the problem of poverty in India.

Due to centuries of oppression, the downtrodden masses lost faith in their ability to improve their lot. First of all instilling faith in themselves in their minds. For this they need a life-giving, inspiring message.

Swamiji found this message in the Atman Sutra, the doctrine of the soul’s potential divinity taught in Vedanta, India’s ancient religious philosophy. He saw that people were clinging to religion despite their poverty, but they were never taught the vital, noble theological principles and how to apply them in practical life.

Establishment of Ramakrishna Mission

Soon after returning to Kolkata, Swami Vivekananda accomplished another important task of his mission on earth. He founded a unique organization called Ramakrishna Mission on 1 May 1897, In this monks and laymen jointly undertook practical theological propagation and various social service projects like hospitals, schools, colleges, hostels, rural development centers etc.,

And conducting massive relief and rehabilitation programs for victims of earthquakes, cyclones and other calamities in various parts of India and other countries.

Swami Vivekananda Speech in Chicago

In 1893, he appeared in Chicago at the Parliament of religions on behalf of Hinduism and he attracted assembly. One newspaper praised him as “Orator by divine right, and undoubtedly the greatest figure in Parliament“. After that he gave his speeches in various places of United States and England and also Got into spiritual revolution.

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