Life of Vivekananda by Romain Rolland


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Life of Vivekananda by Romain Rolland

  1. 1. Designed by Animesh Kumar MishraDepartment of Computer Sc. & Engineering Author: Romain Rolland LIFE OF VIVEKANANDA
  2. 2. AGENDA  Preface  Romain Rolland  Appendix  According to Me  Moral & Messages  Bibliography
  3. 3. Preface The original title of this Book is ‘Vie de Vivekananda’, in English it is ‘Life of Vivekananda’ This is a French Book written by the French writer Romain Rolland. Why this title is given to this Book? The Author Romain Rolland have Described the Complete life of Vivekananda. This Book is resembling the Biography of Him. So one can say that this title is suitable for this Book.
  4. 4. Romain Rolland Romain Rolland (29 January 1866 – 30 December 1944) was a French dramatist, novelist, essayist, art historian and mystic who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1915 "as a tribute to the lofty idealism of his literary production and to the sympathy and love of truth with which he has described different types of human beings Rolland was born in Clamecy, Nièvre into a family that had both wealthy townspeople and farmers in its lineage.
  5. 5. Appendix (Summarizing the book) This story is all about the monk Naren who was urging ,spurring towards the Ramakrishna. This story is starting with the glimpses of Ramakrishna Paramhans. The Ramakrishna was the guru of Naren. According to this he have included these Chapters: 1. Shri Ramakrishna 2. Beloved Disciple Naren 3. Wandering 4. Pilgrim travelers of India 5. A great western tour and the parliament of 6. India-Europe junction Religion 7. Discourse in America 8. Pratyabertn 9. Establishment of Ramakrishna Mission 10. The second Tour 11. Mahaprayan
  6. 6. Appendix (Summarizing the book) Shri Ramakrishna: The Ramakrishna was born in a Brahmin chattopadhyay family on February 18, 1836 who was formerly known by Ramakrishna Paramhans. His childhood name was Gadadhar. The Gadadhar was a kind of beautiful, clever, innocent child. That time no had the idea to guess that this boy will became famous in future. Father’s name: Khudiram. Birth Place: Karampur village, Bengal
  7. 7. Appendix (Summarizing the book) Beloved Disciple Naren, the wandering monk: Barnagore, in the Ramakrishna monastery of cossipur. The Naren was the dedicated disciple of Ramakrishna. He was the monk amongst all. Hence-worth, naren after having spent some years as a wandering monk becomes Swami Vivekananda. He becomes the Central Figure in the Parliament of Religion at Chicago. He becomes the great patriot and great prophet to the Indian peoples. But not alone this, he becomes the builder of Monasteries.
  8. 8. Appendix (Summarizing the book) The parliament of Religion (Sarvadharma Samelana): Scene shifts from the Chicago, Chicago, Sept 27, 1893 Sisters and Brothers of America. It fills my heart with joy unspeakable to rise in response to the warm and cordial welcome which you have given us. I thank you in name of the most ancient order of monks in the world; I thank you in the name of the mother of religions; and I thank you in the name of millions and millions of Hindu people of all classes and sects………………… Listen to the actual voice of Swamiji. ••••
  9. 9. Appendix (Summarizing the book) Discourses on Jana-Yoga in America: Both happiness and misery are chains, the one golden, the other iron; but both are equally strong to bind us and hold us back from realising our true nature. The Atman knows neither happiness nor misery. These are mere "states", and states must ever change………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………….. Think how much good they are doing by helping to stamp out the false ego. Hold fast to the real Self, think only pure thoughts, and you will accomplish more than a regiment of mere preachers. Out of purity and silence comes the word of power.
  10. 10. Appendix (Summarizing the book) The establishment of Ramakrishna Mission: Founded on 1st may 1897 by Swami Vivekananda.. This mission conducts extensive work in health care, disaster relief, rural management, tribal welfare, elementary and higher education and culture. The Mission, which is headquartered at Belur Math in Howrah, WB near Kolkata, India, subscribes to the ancient Hindu philosophy of Vedanta. It is affiliated with the monastic organization Ramakrishna Math, with whom it shares members.
  11. 11. Appendix (Summarizing the book) Mahaprayan: Mahaprayan day (04 July’1902) was the day when vivekananda have attained the MAHASAMADHI at 9:10 pm.
  12. 12. According to me: The chapter-5 (A great western tour & parliament of religion) and chapter-9 (The second tour) are two highlighted body of this book. The both chapter is all about explaining the western tour of him and his speech towards the American citizens during the parliament of Religion at Chicago. And the second tour is explaining the great speech on Zero. The Jana Yoga discourse in America is also inspirable.
  13. 13. Moral & Messages 1.) “Take risks in your life” If you win you can lead If you loose you can guide
  14. 14. Bibliography- References  Thanks to the sources…!!! √
  15. 15. THE END… √ √ √ √ √ ANIMESH KUMAR MISHRA