One of the greatest spiritual leaders of India, Swami Vivekananda is credited with bringing the glory of the Hindu philosophy to the global platform. His motto in life was, “One has to die…it is better to wear out than to rust out.” Very little do we know about the life of this powerful man who won the hearts galore.
Born on January 12, 1863, as Narendra Nath Datta in Kolkata into an aristocratic Bengali Kayastha family, he became a disciple of the famed saint of Dakshineshwar, Swami Ramakrishna Paramahamsa. He was the man behind the foundation of the Ramakrishna Mission. He learned that all living beings were an embodiment of the divine self. Therefore He learned that service to God could be rendered by service to humankind. Swami Vivekananda was a key figure for introducing the Indian Vedanta and philosophies of Yoga to the world which put India on the world’s spiritual map. It was his famous speech at the World’s Parliament of Religions in Chicago, 1893 which began with “Sisters and Brothers of America” that forever changed the way the world looked at India.Let’s explore some of the most uplifting Vivekananda Quotes that make any human feel enthusiastic, vibrant, and active to succeed in his life.