Swami Vivekananda’s words of wisdom: The man who introduced Hinduism to West

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First Published 12, Jan 2019, 3:08 PM IST
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Swami Vivekananda words of wisdom man who introduced Hinduism to West
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Vivekananda brought Hinduism to the status of a major world religion during the late 19th century. He was a major force in the revival of Hinduism in India, and contributed to the concept of nationalism in colonial India

New Delhi: Swami Vivekananda, a key figure in the introduction of the Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the Western world, was born on January 12, 1863. Vivekananda brought Hinduism to the status of a major world religion during the late 19th century.

He was a major force in the revival of Hinduism in India and contributed to the concept of nationalism in colonial India. 

He is perhaps best known for his speech which began with the words - "Sisters and brothers of America ...," in which he introduced Hinduism at the Parliament of Religions in Chicago in 1893.

Also read: How Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago speech introduced Hinduism to the West

On his birth anniversary and National Youth Day, MyNation remembers the spiritual leader’s wisest words.
 

Image may contain: 1 person, text that says ""CONDEMN NONE IF YOU CAN STRETCH OUT A HELPING HAND, DO SO IF YOU CANNOT FOLD YOUR HANDS, BLESS YOUR BROTHERS, AND LET THEM GO THEIR OWN WAY.'"

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Image may contain: 1 person, hat, beard and close-up, text that says ""We are what our thoughts have made us; SO take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far."

Image may contain: 1 person, text that says ""That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.""

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