Importance Of Swami Vivekananda

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Like Rabindranath Tagore, Vivekananda also prescribed the same ancient spiritual methods of teaching, where Guru and his disciples lived in close association as in a family. The following are the basic principles of education. i. Education is not only for getting information; rather it should develop character, mental powers, intelligence and inculcate self-confidence together with self-reliance. ii. Education should develop the child physically, mentally and spiritually. iii. While giving educational qualification, the technical education was necessary for the industrial growth which would lead to the economic prosperity of the nation. iv. Practicing of Brahmacharya is very essential for getting knowledge. The concentration is the key…show more content…
To discover the basic unity among religions, one must not look to the forms, symbols, mythologies or rituals but to the sacred purpose, which underlined them. According to him, every religion, consciously or unconsciously is struggling upward towards God. The importance of Swami Vivekananda in national awakening lies in the fact that on one side he represented India with ancient glory of the Vedas, showing concern in its extreme form for the poor, downtrodden and oppressed and yet sincerely eulogizing American idealism and English contribution towards disseminating fresh ideas in India. This universal thought and scientific explanation of religion led to the study of comparative religion. Swami Vivekananda introduced the composite musical instrument of nationalism with its glorious past and produced a symphony, which included every concern of nation and its people in its rhythm and harmony. That is why he was equally acceptable among the rich and the poor, in temples and communist houses. To the communists, his thoughts provided food enough for the long march and the liberals made his thoughts a base for future independent India. Swami

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