• Like
Vivekananda - Rational theist
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

Vivekananda - Rational theist

  • 331 views
Published

 

Published in Spiritual
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
331
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0

Actions

Shares
Downloads
6
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. VIVEKANANDA – A RATIONAL THEIST
  • 2. Religion ??Religion is the sigh of the oppressedcreature, the heart of a heartless world, Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exerciseand the soul of soulless conditions. It is that the human mind can havethe opium of the people. .
  • 3. Narendra’s Hunger for Knowledge Spear head of thinking is Rationalism• David Hume – Scottish Philosopher• Immanuel Kant – German Philosopher• Hegel - German Philosopher• Milton’s Paradise Lost
  • 4. Narendra & Brahmo SamajSOCIAL & RELIGIOUS REFORMS : Polytheism Idol worship Women empowerment Abolition of Sati system Against caste restrictions Belief in SINGLE GOD
  • 5. Sri Ramakrishna steps in………..
  • 6. Guru Vs Disciple• Ramakrishna teaches him ADVAITA : “All forms are GOD. You, me and everything around us is GOD.”• Refers to the identity of the Self (Atman) and the Whole (Brahman). Recognition of this identity leads to liberation.• Liberation through ‘LEARNING’.
  • 7. Trip to Almora ( now in Uttarkhand)With a Muslim Fakir, ZULFIKAR ALI
  • 8. Vivekananda’s Fraternity• Accepted the invitation of Maulvi for a meal• Agreed to stay in the home of a muslim lawyer in Mount.Abu. “I am above all your social conventions.” “Quran is an intellectual and spiritual possession”
  • 9. In the Parliament of World’s Religions,1893
  • 10. Significance of his speech• New Dimension for HINDUISM• Religion was not the IMMEDIATE REQUIREMENT to the nation• ‘ TOLERANCE ‘ – Trait of a Rationalist