About the Book
Swami Vivekananda is best-known as a spiritual guru, a multi-disciplinary scholar and an exceptional orator. He took the western world by storm by awe-inspiring speech on Hinduism and the Vedas. He is credited for popularizing yoga across the world. His books on yoga is considered the most definitive and authoritative text. This book is a must-have for those interested in the life and teachings of Swami Vivekananda.
About the Author
Swami Vivekananda, born Narendra Nath Datta was an Indian Hindu monk and chief disciple of saint Ramakrishna. He is best known for introducing the Western world to the Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga. He was also instrumental in bringing Hinduism to the status of a major world religion during the late 19th century. He represented and introduced Hinduism at the Parliament of the World's Religions in 1893 in Chicago, and is often termed as India's 'Patriot Saint'. He was the Founder of the Ramakrishna Mission and Ramakrishna Math. Other books by Swami Vivekananda include Karma Yoga, Vedanta Philosophy: An Address Before the Graduate Philosophical Society, Lectures from Colombo to Almora, Addresses on Bhakti Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, and Jnana Yoga.