PM pays tributes to Swami Vivekananda on his Jayanti

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Vivekananda on the platform at the Parliament of Religions, September 1893 | Image Source:

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has paid tributes to Swami Vivekananda on his Jayanti. Swami Vivekananda was born on 12 January 1863.

In a tweet, the Prime Minister said.

“I pay tributes to the great Swami Vivekananda on his Jayanti. His was a life devoted to national regeneration. He has motivated many youngsters to work towards nation building. Let us keep working together to fulfil the dreams he had for our nation.”

Swami Vivekananda (12 January 1863 – 4 July 1902), an Indian Hindu monk. He was a chief disciple of the 19th-century Indian mystic Ramakrishna. Hindu spiritual leader and reformer in India who attempted to combine Indian spirituality with Western material progress, maintaining that the two supplemented and complemented one another. His Absolute was a person’s own higher self; to labour for the benefit of humanity was the noblest endeavour.