Short Essay on Swami Vivekananda

Short Essay on Vivekananda

Vivekananda or Swami Vivekananda as he is fondly called as, was born as Narendranath Datta. He was a Hindu monk and was an ardent discipline of Indian mystic from 19th century Ramakrishna. He also happens to be one of the most popular spiritual leaders from India. Vivekananda is more than a spiritual mind. He is known to one and all as a prolific thinker and was also a passionate patriot.

Vivekananda was born on the 12th of January in 1963 at Calcutta. His birthday is also celebrated as the National Youth Day in India. The teachers of his monk have always inspired many and his words have helped a number of youth with self improvement.

Vivekananda liked the virtues of boldness and adventures. Vivekananda was always into the service of God and fellow humans. It is said that his physical health was bad and that he suffered from a number of health ailments. He always believed in the motto, “One has to die. . . it is better to wear out than to rust out.”

One of the most famous quotes of his is, “Arise, Awake and do not stop until the goal is reached.” Some of his famous books are Karma Yoga, Raka Yoga and Vedanta Philosophy. There are also a number of books that were published by his disciplines after his death in 1902.

By Maanasi

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