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What is Vivekananda famous for?

Vivekananda is credited with contributing to a revival of modern Hinduism and inspiring nationalist consciousness during colonial rule. But he is best known for his famous 1893 speech where he introduced Hinduism to the Western world in Chicago.

What Vivekananda said about God?

According to Swami Vivekananda, “faith in ourselves and faith in God- this is the secret of greatness. Swami Vivekananda observed the history of the world is the history of a few men who had faith in themselves, and it is faith which calls out divinity within.

Was Swami Vivekananda a freedom fighter?

Speaking about Indian Independence, he praised Swami Vivekananda and said he ignited many younger minds during freedom struggle. He added, freedom fighters, who lived between the end of 19th century and the beginning of 20th century were influenced by Vivekananda’s words.

Why do we disagree Vivekananda?

Why we disagree (15 September 1893) In this speech, Vivekananda tried to explain the reason of disagreement between each other and different sects and religions. He told a story of a frog, which is popularly known as (koop mandook). And in the story he told, a frog used to live in a well.

What is life by Vivekananda?

“Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life; dream of it; think of it; live on that idea. Let the brain, the body, muscles, nerves, every part of your body be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success, and this is the way great spiritual giants are produced.”

How many disease did Swami Vivekananda have?

In a life-span of only 39 years, Swami Vivekananda, who spread the message of India’s spiritual heritage across the world, battled several health problems all along and no less than 31 diseases and ailments.

Does Vivekananda believe in God?

“He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in God. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.”

Was Ramakrishna an avatar?

They both had their necessities and both have contributed for the betterment of the world. On similar grounds it looks perfectly logical to argue that for the current times, Sri Ramakrishna has contributed enough to be accepted as an Avatar.