Nation celebrates birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda on 12 January

Nation celebrates birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda on 12 January

The Nation is celebrating the birth anniversary of youth Icon Swami Vivekananda on 12 January. One of the greatest spiritual leaders of India, Swami Vivekananda introduced the world to the Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga.

He became popular in the western world after his famous speech at the World's Parliament of Religions held in Chicago in 1893.

Vivekananda was the chief disciple of the 19th-century mystic Ramakrishna Paramhansa. He was the founder of the Ramakrishna Math and the Ramakrishna Mission.

Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary is also celebrated as National Youth Day in the country.


Current Affairs 2021

Current Affairs 2021