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Swami Vivekananda Swami Vivekananda, known for his spiritual genius, is an inspiring personality who is widely known for introducing Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the Western world. He is also famous as the founder of Ramakrishna Mission. He was born to Vishwanath Datta and Bhuvaneshwari Devi, in Kolkata on 12th January, 1863. During his education in the Calcutta University, he acquired vast knowledge of various subjects, especially Western philosophy and history. Since his childhood, he was inclined towards spirituality. His Guru, Ramakrisna Deva had great influence in his early life. His Guru taught him that all living beings were an embodiment of the divine self; therefore, service to God could be rendered by service to mankind.  

His speech representing Hinduism, at Chicago's Parliament of Religions in 1893, won him instant fame in America and a ready forum for his spiritual teaching. He was India’s first great cultural ambassador to the West. He introduced the West with the Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga. His famous speech at the World’s Parliament of Religions brought him titles like ‘orator by divine right’ and ‘Messenger of Indian wisdom to the Western world’. After the Parliament, Swamiji spent nearly three and a half years spreading Vedanta as lived and taught by Sri Ramakrishna, mostly in the eastern parts of USA and also in London. He was a major force in the revival of Hinduism in India. He was the first religious leader to speak fervently about the common bases of Hinduism and the common ground of all sects. When Hinduism was challenged by the materialistic life of the West and false propaganda by the Christian missionaries, he came to the defense of Hinduism challenges by integrating the best elements of Western culture in Hindu culture.
 

He interpreted Hindu sculptures and Hindu way of life to the Western people and thus helped in building bridges between the East and the West.  He talked about the great spiritual heritage of India in the West. in June 1895, Vivekananda gave private lectures to a dozen of his disciples at Thousand Island Park in New York for two months. During one of his visits to US, Vivekananda established Vedanta Societies in San Francisco and New York and founded a shanti ashrama (peace retreat) in California. He translated the Indian philosophy and ideologies in a way that West can understand as well as appreciate them. He indeed brought the East and the West closer by building a bridge of understanding between them. 

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Swami Vivekananda was born in Calcutta on January 12, 1863 was a Kayasthas family. His father's name was VP Duttaawr mother Bhuvaneshwari Devi Kkalktta university education during their paces in various subjects - especially in Western philosophy and history! They were inspired and influenced by his guru Ramakrishna Deva. His master had taught him that God himself is an embodiment of all living beings, therefore, to serve God by serving mankind can be. Swami Vivekananda and the Western world to its spiritual genius of the Indian Vedanta philosophy and Yoga are famous for getting familiar with. To educate the public, women's emancipation and development of the poor and founded an organization named the Ramakrishna Mission. The organization is also pioneering work selflessly serve society - such as hospitals, schools, colleges etc., walk to help the earthquake victims of other disasters. Council of World Religions in Chicago in 1893, India has become Pratinidhi. Swamiji with his lecture proved that Hinduism is too great, it is able to accommodate all religions. They first great cultural ambassador of India to the West. His main role in the revival of Hinduism in India is special. His whole life was dedicated to the development of mankind and the good Loei. He believed that human service God service. According to him the success purity, patience, perseverance and love are essential. Through the example of his life, he loved to serve humanity with respect and humility have inspired people. According to him, good and pure life of others is the essence of all religions and worship. He believed that the character of the building, increasing the power of the mind and the caliber of education is a major goal. They are his friends and fans were inspired to self-reliant. They always live life based on moral and spiritual values ​​is encouraged.
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