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Nation celebrates birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda today

 

  • 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 and 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.