Swami Vivekananda : Life, Influences, Philosophy, God, Maya, Man, Nature, Spirituality, Freedom & Karma

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Take risks in your life, if you win you may lead, if you loose, you may guide Life of Swami Vivekananda Vivekananda was born on the 12th January 1863 in a well-to-do family of Calcutta. His early life was not very eventful. His initial education, in a sense, was all round, because he took to physical culture almost as zealously as to intellectual learning. He made his mark not only in literature and music but also in riding, swimming and wrestling. He had a good study of Indian scriptures as well as of Western thought. His initial mental framework was that of a rationalist and sceptic combined in one. In 1881, however, he happened to meet Swami Ramakrishna and that proved to be turning point in his life. He was […]

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