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Swami Vivekananda biography;Early Life, world Conference, Last time

Swami Vivekananda biography



Swami Vivekananda was a precious gem of India. He will introduce India and Hinduism in the parliament of the world’s religion in Chicago. That was his famous and memorable speech in the world.

 He was a great social reformer and gives new ways to live life in a better way. He was a Hindu monk who carried the principles of his guru Swami ram Ramakrishna Paramahansa.

 Swami Ji has a great impression of Ramakrishna on him he will follow him and learn the power of meditation and spirituality. Many world leaders take the inspiration from his life and act upon his principles he is the first person who tells the power of Vedas, Upanishads to the world. Now we will discuss his full life in brief so let’s start.

1)              Childhood    
Ramakrishna Paramahansa                    
3)              Poverty
4)              Transformation
5)              Journey
6)              World conference
7)              Journey to the west
8)              Back to India
9)              Last time





He is born on 12 January 1863 on the occasion of maker Sakranti named as Narendranath Datta in Calcutta, he was born in an affluent family his father was an attorney of Calcutta high court and his mother named as Bhuvneshwari Devi. 

Two sons were born to her besides Narender Nath and four daughters two of whom died at an early age. Narendra was a highly intellectual boy in his childhood. He has a very strong memory. So, at the age of eight, he was entered in high school. His mother has a great impact on him.


She was a spiritual lady and Narendra much more learn from her. He had acquired a vast knowledge of different subjects at a very lower age. He has a keen interest in Vedas scriptures Upanishads he will like it and read it.
, In the beginning, he is not so very religious. He also has doubts about the existence of God. In 1881, Narendra went to meet Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa who was staying at the Kali temple in dakshineshwar.

 He was also much influenced by Brahmo Samaj and its philosophy.


Ramakrishna Paramahansa

Ramakrishna Paramahansa

His parents belonging to Brahmin caste. They were poor pious and devoted to the traditions of their ancient religion. He was a great devotee of Maa Kali and considered her divine mother he has great knowledge in meditation and he is also the guru of Vivekananda.

One time there is a dispute between Ramakrishna and Vivekananda. Ramakrishna says to understand the god. But Vivekananda was influenced by the Brahmo Samaj. He will not agree to understand the god. He says it will not exist. But after a time Ramakrishna will attach their mind with Narendra and show him the real sight of God. Then he will agree to accept the god.


 once the time came when there is extreme poverty that will come in his life his father was philanthropy so, he will not save money. This is the worst time of their lives. In this time he does not believe in his guru first and was in the constant hustle.

 But soon he realizes the core philosophy of Hinduism that is Brahmin. Moreover, he is a spiritual man so, his spiritual tendencies help him a lot. His guru Ramakrishna will also make all his effort to making or transforming him but things will not go correctly and his father passed away.

 At this time he was too much distressed and began the questioning on the existence of god but soon he realized him and the power of God and left in search of god supported by Ramakrishna but he faced the goddess, he could not ask for money and wealth instead he asked for Vivek and Bairagy.

 That day marked the complete spiritual awakening of Vivekananda and found him drawn to an ascetic way of life.



He begged his guru to teach him meditation and his guru Ramakrishna will agree to teach him then Narendra will also accept the god and believe in kali.

He and his guru both will meditate very hard they will meditate for week or month continuously. swami ji also read many Vedas and master all of it he had got great knowledge tremendously.

Narendra has no money and had only one cloth. He will live the life of a monk. Thing will go and time will come Ramakrishna’s health will become worst day by day and he realized that his last time will come and he says to Vivekananda that I will give you all of my knowledge and now it is your duty to awake the youth of India.

 And tell him the power of Hinduism and then this is the last words of Paramhansa after it will attain the Samadhi on 15 August 1886. He had given Narendra everything he possessed and tells him that to take care of disciples show everyone the path of spiritual.


Narendra starts the journey he will go the Himalayas to Kanyakumari for the awakening of the people. He will meet many people and awake him many people will speak against him. But he is a peaceful man and by his peace mind thinking he will able to give the answers of everyone.

 In this journey, many people will influence by him and made disciples and follow him. Raja Khetri one of the person who was much more influenced by him Raja Khetri will give the title of VIVEKANANDA to the  Narendra.

World conference:- 

Narendra will consider that to make a clear picture of India in the world and tells the power of India to the world so, he considers going to a world conference in Chicago.

 Raja khetri will help him to go to Chicago but the conference was shifted from July to September. Swami ji has no money he was too distressed. He will go to many societies for help but no one will agree to help him because of religion difference.

 But at last Americans will come and help him now, at last, time will come conference was open and Swami ji has started his speech with

Two minutes round of applause was there and his immortal journey to the west started.


Journey to the west:-

Swami ji had started their journey to the west. and stayed in the west for almost two years. and traveled ENGLAND, GERMANY, FRANCE, ITALY, etc. to spread his teachings.

 He wanted to uplift humanity.on their journey, he met Max Muller in Germany who had great knowledge of Sanskrit. He taught the above countries his philosophy he will be taught and talk in a manner that people were lost in him.

Back to India:-

Now he will come to India. He welcomed in India like a god south Indians are much more influenced by him. And he will follow him and his lessons, teachings, and principles. He sends his many disciples in the various states in India for the spiritual awakening of everyone.


Last time:- 

Now every a person comes to their end. swami Ji felt that he will do all his work on earth. And he feels that he is no more on earth so, he decided to go in his final Samadhi and got Moksha in 1902 at the age of 39. All of his disciples and everyone wept like a child but there was arise a sudden wind that will be assured that God will never die.

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