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Volume : II, Issue : IX, October - 2012

Swami Vivekananda Philosophy In Relation To Education And Society

Shalika Gupta

DOI : 10.9780/22307850, Published By : Laxmi Book Publication

Abstract :

Swami Vivekananda (12 January 1863 – 4 July 1902), born Narendranath Dutta (Bengali: ????????? ???) was the chief disciple of the 19th century mystic Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and the founder of Ramakrishna Mission. He is considered a key figure in the introduction of Hindu philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga in Western World mainly in America and Europe and is also credited with raising interfaith awareness, bringing Hinduism to the status of a major world religion during the end of the 19th century. Vivekananda is considered to be a major force in the revival of Hinduism in modern India. He is perhaps best known for his inspiring speech beginning with "Sisters and Brothers of America", through which he introduced Hinduism at the Parliament of the World's Religions at Chicago in 1893. He later sailed to Chicago and represented India as a delegate in the 1893 Parliament of World Religions. An eloquent speaker, Vivekananda was invited to several forums in the United States and spoke at universities and clubs.The investigator selected this topic in order to assess the contributions of Vivekananda in the field of education and society. Swami Vivekananda, the famous philosopher has his own separate place in history of India. The children of today should really be aware about the life and work of this great Indian knight, whereas will surely then to the path of success.

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Shalika Gupta, (2012). Swami Vivekananda Philosophy In Relation To Education And Society. Indian Streams Research Journal, Vol. II, Issue. IX, DOI : 10.9780/22307850,

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