Mahatma Gandhi said, “I have gone through his works very thoroughly, and after having gone through them, the love that I had for my country became a thousandfold.”Mahatma Gandhi
Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary is celebrated every year as National Youth Day to commemorate his contributions to social reform, philosophy, Spirituality, and youth leadership. In 1984, the Government of India declared 12th January as national youth day.
National Youth Day 2023 will have the theme “Viksit Yuva Viksit Bharat.” The topic clearly highlights the significance of making a progressive youth population that would ultimately carry India’s achievements forward. To inspire youngsters to pursue education, logical thought, and religious empathy, National Youth Day is observed
Swami Vivekananda born Narendra Nath Dutta was born in Calcutta on Monday, the 12th of January 1863. With a short extent of life, he left as many achievements of his life.
Swami Vivekananda born Narendra Nath Dutta was born in Calcutta on Monday, the 12th of January 1863 Son of Vishwanath Dutta, who was an advocate at the Calcutta High Court and a devout housewife Bhubaneswari Devi, Naren’s upbringing was influenced by his father’s liberal thinking and his mother’s spiritual and religious temperament.
He always questioned about God. Swamiji received an invitation from the World Parliament in Chicago, America. He was eager to represent India globally and share his guru’s philosophies at the gathering. He went to the religious meeting after a series of misfortunes.
On, 11 September 1893, Swami Vivekanand entered the stage and addressed the people of America with these words by saying, “My brothers and sisters of America”. The whole American public was astonished to hear these words. That was the day Vivekananda explained the importance of India and Indian culture to the whole world.
Swami Vivekananda’s teachings motivated not only just the young generation but also the whole globe. He established the Ramakrishna Mission on May 1st, 1897, with the dual goals of individual salvation and global betterment.
The life of Vivekananda has great value for us He taught us self-respect and equality. Swami Vivekananda had immense faith in the youth of this country and said that they would work out his ideas like lions. “That you may catch my fire, that you may be intensely sincere, that you may die the heroes’ death on the field of battle — is the constant prayer of Vivekananda.”
With a short extent of life, he left as many achievements of his life. Swami Vivekananda attained Mahasamadhi on July 4, 1902. On this day, he woke up early, went to Belur Math, and meditated there for three hours. After taking classes and discussing a planned Vedic college in Ramakrishna Math, he went to his room at 7 pm and asked not to be disturbed.