Swami Vivekananda Biography

Today, I will tell you about the Swami Vivekananda or his biography, let me tell you, Swami Vivekananda was born on 12 January 1863, he was born in Kolkata, West Bengal.

Swami Vivekananda Biography

His mother’s name was Bhuvneshwari Devi and her father’s name Vishwanath Dutta was a student of Kolkata Metropolitan School and was a follower of Hinduism and published many books like Karma Yoga, Raja Yoga, lectures Almora from Colombo, many books such as My Master.

Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda was a Hindu monk. he was one of the greatest spiritual masters of India. He was a great patriot and a person of high personality.

He attained new heights to the contemplation of his Guru Ramakrishna, and he devoted his entire life to the service of the poor and countrymen. He was an intelligent person.

Swami Vivekananda Biography

His childhood name was Narendranath and he had started reading books in his childhood. Swami Vivekananda has done many things for the good of society. He was a preacher of Hindu spiritualism. He preached Hinduism on the world stage, conveying the world the message of universal brotherhood and awakening, and was relevant in the political Creations and present background. The young monks and their teachings have been the inspiration of the people and their words have become targets of self-improvement especially for the youth of the country. For this reason his birthday, 12 January, is celebrated as National Youth Day in India.

Early Life and Education:-

Born into a thriving Bengali family in Calcutta, Narendranath Dutta was one of the eight children of Vivekananda Vishwanath Dutta and Bhuvaneshwari Devi. He was born on January 12, 1863, on the day of Makar Sankranti. Father Vishwanath was a successful lawyer. Narendranath’s mother Bhuvaneshwari was a strong, God-believing woman who had a great influence on his son.


As a young boy, Narendranath demonstrated sharp intellect. His mischievous nature also reflected his interest in singing with both music and instruments. He excelled in his studies, first at the Metropolitan Institution and later at the Presidency College, Calcutta. By the time he considered college, he had acquired a vast knowledge of various subjects. He was active in sports, gymnastics, wrestling and bodybuilding.

swami vivekananda biography

He was an avid reader and read almost everything under the sun. He on the one hand refuted Hindu scriptures such as the Bhagavad Gita and the Upanishads, on the other hand he studied Western philosophy, history, and spirituality by David Hume, Johann Gottlieb Fichte, and Herbert Spire.


He predicted that he would not live until the age of 40. Therefore, on 4 July, 1902, he died while doing meditation. He is said to have attained ‘Mahasamadhi’ and was cremated on the Banks of river Ganga.

“एक आदमी एक रुपये के बिना गरीब नहीं है लेकिन एक आदमी सपने और महत्वाकांक्षा के बिना वास्तव में गरीब है।”
स्वामी विवेकानंद

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