Swami Vivekananda. He is the most famous philosopher of Bengal and the whole of India. Apart from being a philosopher, he was also a writer and musician. Every book written by him continues to fascinate and inspire all Bengalis and Bengali speakers alike.
Philosopher, religious-cultural personality, founder of Ramakrishna Mission. Swami Vivekananda is a unique genius who helped shape modern day religion and culture and indirectly the Indian national consciousness. Despite being accustomed to the inherited Hindu way of life, conduct and religious ceremonies, he was a fierce critic of many ideological deviations of Hinduism. He preaches an ideology and a Compared to his time, there are many misunderstandings about the path and approach of national revival of Vivekananda, a progressive thinker in many ways.
Birth and childhood
Vivekananda's ancestral name was Narendranath Dutta (nickname was Bireshwar or Bile and Narendra or Naren). He was born on 12 January 183, the day of the Capricorn festival in the Shimla area of North Calcutta. His father Bishwanath Dutt was a lawyer in the Calcutta High Court. Vivekananda belonged to a traditional Bengali Kayastha community where he had nine siblings. His middle brother Mahendranath Dutt was a prominent writer and Vivekananda's traveling companion abroad. His younger brother Bhupendranath Dutt was a prominent communist leader and writer.
The Datta-Dariatona or Datta-Deretona village in the Kalna subdivision of the Burdwan district in the state of West Bengal, now in the Republic of India, was the original home of the Datta family. Duttara has been the owner of the village since the Mughal rule
Narendranath's interest in spirituality was evident from his childhood. During this time he often meditated in front of the idols of Shiva, Rama, Sita and Mahavira Hanuman. He also had a special interest in saintly monks. As a child, Vivekananda was very naughty. It was sometimes difficult for her parents to handle her. His mother used to say, ‘I want a son from Shiva. He did not come and send it to one of his ghosts. '
Narendra's education began first with his mother at home and later with a tutor. In 181 Narendranath Ishwar Chandra was admitted to the Metropolitan Institution of Vidyasagar. He attended this school until his family moved temporarily to Raipur (now in the state of Chhattisgarh in the Indian Republic) in 18 A.D. In 189, the Dutt family returned to Calcutta Narendranath passed the entrance examination of Presidency College (now Presidency University, Calcutta) in the first division. He was the only student to pass the first division in that examination that year. He read a lot of books. He had a special interest in reading books on philosophy, religion, history, sociology, art and literature. Vedas, Upanishads, He also studied Hindustani classical music and took part in regular practice, sports and social work.
While studying at the General Assembly's Institution (now Scottish Church College, Calcutta), Narendranath studied Western logic, Western philosophy and European history. In 181 AD he became an artist Narendranath David Hume, George W. F. He read the works of Hegel, Arthur Sofenhair, Augustus Conte, John Stuart Mill and Charles Darwin. He was particularly attracted to Herbert Spencer's evolution. He also exchanged letters with Spencer at that time. He translated Spencer's book Education (181) into Bengali. Along with reading the works of Western philosophers, he also studied Sanskrit scriptures and Bengali literature. William Hasty, principal of the General Assembly's Institution, wrote, "Narendra is real. I have seen many countries, but I have not seen talented and promising students like him. Not even among students visiting German universities. '
As a young truth-seeker, God also developed a keen interest in gaining knowledge. He was attracted to the Brahmo Samaj by reading the Vedanta texts of Raja Rammohun Roy. When Keshab Chandra Sen emerged as a strong leader of the movement, Narendra would listen to his speeches and perform devotional music in his organized meeting committee.
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