Essay on Swami Vivekananda: His Life and Leadership
The 19th century has great influence over India and many leaders impacted India’s future generation with their bravery and their contribution towards freedom of India but amongst the list, the most influential Spiritual leader is Swami Vivekananda.
Swami Vivekananda apart being a great spiritual leader was a fantastic orator and the people with memories about his teachings and the way he sums up life and problems in life still cherish the easiness through which Swami smoothens the entangled wires like problems in life. Providing a new fame to India worldwide as India was known as snake charmers only, Swami’s spiritual teaching in America and other western country showed them the real spiritual India with the message of harmony.
Swami Vivekananda Early Life
The real name of famous Spiritual Personality Swami Vivekananda was Narendranath Dutta, Narendranath was born in the Northern part of Calcutta the modern days Kolkata in a prosperous family far back in 1863.
A great scholar by nature Narendranath was the best amongst his classmate and on accordance of his early life stories he used to spend most of his spare time in exploration of new things to study and implement the strict timetable to bound himself with a value of time.
Narendranath’s college days were more fruitful than his school’s life as new stretch to learn versatile Indian as well as foreign set of study options, his photogenic memory is showcase of his versatile knowledge as he has studied many subjects ranging in Indian Philosophy, Western Philosophy, Literature, Music, Fine Arts, Sociology, Western Science, and Technology.
Being best amongst the available list of scholars Swami Ji started to flourish well in the western country and for India’s part he was just an unknown monk, Vivekananda was applauded well for his knowledge in different fields as he had also represented his speech on Spiritual instinct at the University of Chicago. Swami’s teaching and Vedic knowledge flourished in the different part of the world as he later represented his thoughts in the prestigious Chicago Parliament of Religions.
Swami Vivekananda- The Spiritual Leader
Swami Vivekananda today also is a notable personality throughout the World and mostly his teachings are famous in countries India and America, Vivekananda was an unknown Monk still in India after his flourish knowledge throughout the world.
Vivekananda turned things around for India as he represented Hinduism and teachings of the ancient World’s culture and through it meaning the real meaning of spirituality and peace of life. The Chicago Parliament speech turned things around for Swami and his teachings as it blooms his representation and Hinduism throughout the world.
The most powerful asset of Swami was his vast knowledge about both Indian and Western Culture, accepting the differences and offering a midway solution to problems of life expands his ways throughout the world mainly in America. The trauma of World war splits the happiness and people’s definition of life as they now started to live their life solo without happiness and frustration. Swami Vivekananda tried to flourish Indian teachings and Vedantic ways of finding spirituality helped America’s mass population at large.
Now Swami started to feel uniting India’s will for the heavenly way of living life, most of the political leaders of the time started to tag him as the patriot saint of modern India as his ideology and spiritual oneness is still considered as the best option to find peace of mind and brotherhood. Swami’s mission was to interact national as well as International peace as he wanted to unite the world as one unit and the population of the world as a brotherhood.
Swami Vivekananda just spent a short term of life as he lived just for thirty-nine years(1863-1903), he spent most of his lifetime while learning western as well as Indian culture at its best and devoted ten years of his life towards his end for human race serving and giving away power of spirituality to step aside the frustrated way of living.
Through blessings and teachings of his Master famously known as Master Ramakrishna helped him to forget about the worries of individual sufferings and let World become the place to live and people of the world as brothers and his only motive in life was to serve brothers by providing them peace of mind and body.
Swami Vivekananda once in his teaching recalling India called it “Condensed India” means a composite way to live a life with understandable inner beauty and treatment to problems of life through yoga and meditation as an essential part of Vedantic teachings. The four classical ways of finding peace of mind are Jnana Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Karma Yoga and Raja Yoga as the names are different the forms and their usage under the different set of problems work as medication for different problems of life.
Swami Vivekananda is the guiding figure to change world’s perspective about India, unfortunately, the great leader died in 1803.