Essay on Swami Vivekananda in English for Students

Swami Vivekanand was born on 12th January in 1863 in the holy place of Kolkata, and his full name was Nnarendranath Dutta. The eighth son of Shri Vishvanath Dutta and Buhvaneshwari Devi Dutta. His family was a wealthy family of Kolkata at that time. Swami Vivekananda was one of the great Indian saints. He became famous due to his plain life and high and positive thinking. From childhood, he was very good at studies and became a great philosopher, a pious leader, and known for his devout personality with eminent principles. He was a great and principal disciple of ‘Ramakrishna Paramhansa’ with his guidance, he comprises his philosophical works as ‘Modern Vedanta’ and ‘Raj Yoga.’ 

Swami Vivekananda is known for its intellectual capacity and talent that they get knowledge only at first sight. He is also good at holding many skills such as swimming wrestling and makes these his part of life. He was very much influenced by the Indian teachings like Ramayana and Mahabharata; he has a deep respect for the Hindu religion. He also made his ideal “Pavan Putra Hanuman” for life and followed his beliefs. He once said in his quotations, “Arise, awake, and don’t stop until you reach your goal.” He prioritizes education among everything, which makes humans strong mentally and physically. He also says that “Strength is Life, Weakness is Death.”

Once he went to Chicago for the Chicago World Religion conference, and during his speech, he introduced the audience of America by addressing them as “Sisters and Brothers of America.” This line of Swami Vivekanand won the hearts of people and gave nonstop applause of 5 minutes which was called the longest applause in history. His beliefs on his culture are very strong, and he quoted these words, “I am proud to belong to a religion which has taught the world both tolerance and universal acceptance. We believe not only in universal tolerance, but we accept all religions as true.” Netaji also complimented his words and said that he harmonized the people of the East and the West, collaborated on religion and science, and proved why he is very great. He played an important role in introducing Indian culture in front of the World and saved the culture from remoteness. Swami Vivekanand took his last breath on 4th July 1902 in Belur Math (Ashram). Swami Vivekanand Ji always carried a message of respect for his rich and varied heritage of Indian culture and Hinduism, selfless love life, deep service towards the nation, humanity becoming his priority more than anything. His thoughts and ideas always illuminate the young minds. We all celebrate his birthday on 12th January every year as the National Youth Day or ‘Avtaran Diwas.’

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