Few create as much difference in their long life as Swami Vivekananda did in a short span of thirty-nine years (1863-1902).
It was in the year 1983 that he came into lime light at the Parliament of Religions held in Chicago. His deep spiritual insight and excellent conversation skills were well supplemented by his in-depth knowledge of Eastern and Western cultures. People who had the opportunity to interact with Swami Vivekananda even once respected him for his clarity of thought and power of expression.
A mystic, a philosopher and a poet, his ideas are soul stirring and an inspiration in today’s age when man is continuously searching for answers.
Life is Beautiful:First, believe in this world – that there is meaning behind everything. Everything in the world is good, is holy and beautiful. If you see something evil, think that you do not understand it in the right light. Throw the burden on yourselves!
This article was recorded by Ida Ansell in shorthand. As, however, Swamiji's speed was too great for her in her early days, dots are put in the articles to indicate the omissions, while the words within square brackets are added by way of linking up the disconnected...