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SWAMI VIVEKANANDA

Introduction

The valiant monk who proclaimed in America the greatness of Hinduism and of Indian culture at a time when the West regarded India as a land of barbarians. The beloved disciple of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa.He was the living embodiment of sacrifice and dedicated his life to the country and yearned for the progress of the poor, the helpless and the downtrodden. He was the great thinker and mighty man of action whose ringing words galvanized the slumbering Indians. For ages to come he will be a source of inspiration.

Author - D.Javare Gowea


Swami Vivekananda 

"Brothers and sisters, the long night is at last drawing to a close. Miseries and sorrows are disappearing. Ours is a sacred country. She is gradually waking up, thanks to the fresh breeze all around. Her might no one can overcome."

"Are you prepared for all sacrifices for the sake of our motherland? If you are, then you can rid the land of poverty and ignorance. Do you know that millions of our countrymen are starving and miserable? Do you feel for them? Do you so much as shed a tear for them?"

"Have you the courage to face any hurdles, however formidable? Have you the determination to pursue your goal, even if those near and dear to you oppose you? You can be free men only if you have confidence in yourselves. You should develop a strong physique. You should shape your mind through study and mediation. Only then will victory be yours."

"I loved my motherland dearly before I went to America and England. After my return, every particle of the dust of this land seems sacred to me."

Do you know who carried this message to every nook and corner in the whole continent of Asia? It was Swami Vivekanda.

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Vivekananda - The Valiant monk who proclaimed in America the greatness of Hinduism and its culture..
About Swami Vivekananda
You are Here! Introduction
Spirited But Mischievous
Greatness Foreshadowed
The Parents
In Search Of The Guru
The Attraction  And The Test
The Guru Is No More
Pilgrimage
Some Experiences
Plans To Go To America
On Foreign Soil
Thunderous Response
Fulfilment
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