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Swami Vivekananda: Unknown facts and stories of his greatness

In our country India, 154 years ago, such a monk had borne, who completely wreaked the whole world with the illumination of ancient knowledge of India. Swami Vivekananda was born on 12 January 1863 in Kolkata. Time changed in one hundred and a half years, heritage and politics changed, A slave country became the world’s largest democracy. Today we will tell you some interesting stories related to Swami Vivekananda. Interesting Interesting facts about Swami Vivekananda people rarely know:

Swami Vivekananda Interesting Facts
Interesting facts about Swami Vivekananda

1. Swami Vivekananda was born on 12 January 1863 in a conservative Hindu family of Calcutta.

2. In fact his mother named him Vireeshwar and he was often called called Billy. Later, his name was Narendranath Dutt.

3. Birthday of Swami Vivekananda (January 12) is celebrated as National Youth Day in India.

4. After the death of his father, Swamiji’s family faced a lot of poverty. For one day’s meal, his mother and sister had to struggle a lot. Many times, Swamiji used to be hungry for two or more days so that other family members could get enough food.

5. Despite having a BA degree, Swami Vivekananda had to wander in search of a job. They had almost become atheist because their belief in God was shaken.

6. The name of the master of Swami Vivekananda was Ramkrishna Paramahansa. Swamiji never believed in him completely. They used to test Ramkrishna on every thing and ultimately remained by getting his answer.

7. Maharaja Ajit Singh of Khatri used to send Rs. 100 to the mother of Swamiji regularly as a financial aid. This arrangement was very confidential.

8. In 1893, in the US-based Chicago, representing India’s eternal religion on behalf of India, Swamiji started his speech with ‘my American brothers and sisters’, this first sentence won the heart of everyone.

9. Swamiji had such a simplicity that in 1896 he had made kachauries in London.

10. “World Brotherhood Day” is celebrated on 11th September. On this day Swami Vivekananda gave his speech in the Chicago Religious Parliament. Ironically, on September 11, 2001, the biggest terrorist attack in history is in 2001.

11. Swami Vivekananda predicted that he would not be able to get the age of 40 years. His point was proved true when he died on 4 July 1902 at the age of 39. He left his lives in the state of samadhi. The reason for his demise was to have a heart attack for the third time.

12. Swami Vivekananda had 31 diseases, one illness was due to his sleepiness. In the letter written to Shashi Bhushan Ghosh on May 29, 1897, he said that I could not lie down on my bed any time in my life.

Interesting stories related to the life of Swami Vivekananda and his response to those who listened to the whole world:

1. Proud of our language

Once Swami Vivekananda went abroad, many people who came to welcome him extended their hand to join hands towards Swami Vivekananda and said HELLO in English, in response to which Swamiji added both hands and said Namaste… those people felt Perhaps Swami Ji does not know English, then one of those people asked in Hindi, “How are you?” Then Swami ji said, “I’m fine thank you”

Those people were amazed at the greatness they asked Swamiji when we spoke to you in English then you answered in Hindi and when we asked in Hindi, what did you say in English?

Then Swamiji said …… .. When you were honoring your mother then I was honoring my mother and when you respected my mother then I respected your mother.

If any siblings do not speak or write English, they do not need to be embarrassed in front of anyone but they should be embarrassed if they do not know Hindi because Hindi is our nation language. We should be proud of it.

2. Culture is not in the clothing, but is in the development of character

Once, when Swami Vivekananda went abroad, looking at his saffron cloth and turban, people asked, – where is your rest of luggage?

Swamiji said …. ‘That’s all the stuff’  …

So some people satirized that … ‘Hey! What kind of culture is this? There is only one saffron sheet wrapped on the tan …… .kot – anything like trouser is not worn?

Swami Vivekanand smiled at this and said, ‘Our culture is different from your culture …. Your culture is built by your tailor … while our culture creates our character.

Culture is not in the clothing, but in the development of the character.

Interesting facts about Swami Vivekananda

3. True Man

A foreign lady came to Swami Vivekananda and said: “I want to marry you”

Vivekananda said: “Why?
Why me

Don’t you know that I am a monk? ”

Woman said: “I want a proud, gentle and bright son like you and this will be possible when you marry me”

Vivekananda said: “Our marriage is not possible, but yes there is a solution”

Woman: What?

Vivekananda says, “From today I become your son, from today you become my mother …

You will find a son like me in my form.

The woman fell at the feet of Vivekananda and said, you are of the nature of God.
A true man is a true man who can produce a sense of maternal love towards every woman.

4. Ganga is our mother and its water is nectar

Once Swami Vivekananda was attending a convention in America. After the conference, some journalists asked him a question about the rivers of India.

The journalist asked – Swamiji Which water of the river is best in your country?

Swamiji had the answer – Yamuna’s water is better than all the rivers.

The journalist then asked – Swamiji, your countrymen then say that the water of the Ganges is the best of all.

Swamiji’s answer was – Who says Ganga is the river, Ganga is our mother and she does not have any water, it has the nectar, amrit.
All the people sitting there were listening to this and remained silent in front of all the masters.

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