Amazing Life incidents of Swami Vivekananda

Swamiji(Swami Vivekananda) lived the ideal of fearlessness even as a small child. When he was barely 8 years old.He used to visit a friend of his,whose family had a Champaka tree in their compound. The Champaka flowers are said to be liked by Shiva and were incidentally a favorite of Swamiji’s too. This was Swamiji favorite tree and he loved to dangle head down from it! One day as he was swinging from the tree, the old and nearly blind grandfather of the house recognized his voice and approached him. The old man was afraid that the boy might fall and hurt himself or worse that he might lose some of his precious Champaka flowers! He called Naren (which was Swamiji’s pre-monastic name) down and told him not to climb the tree again.Why? asked Naren. Because the old man answered a Brahmadaitya (a ghost of a Brahmin) lives in that tree and at night he goes about dressed all in white, and he is terrible to look at!  This was news to Naren, who wanted to know what else this Ghost could do besides wander about. The old man replied And he breaks the necks of those who climb the tree!

Naren simply nodded and said nothing and the old man went away smiling to himself in triumph. As soon as he had gone some distance, Naren climbed the tree again and was dangling back in his former position. His friend who was there all along cried out…”Naren! The Brahmadaitya is sure to catch you and break your neck! Naren laughed heartily and said. What a silly fellow you are! Don’t believe everything just because someone tells you! If the old grandfathers story were true then my neck would have been broken long ago! 

And this was Swamiji as a young boy.Bold AND fearless with an exceptionally strong common sense!


One morning in Sarnath, after visiting the temple of Mother Durga, the Swami was passing through a place, where there was a large tank of water on one side and a high wall on the other. Here, he was surrounded by a troop of large monkeys. They were not willing to allow him to pass⠦and there was no other way. As he tried to walk past them, they howled and shrieked and clutched at his feet. As they pressed closer, he began to run; but the faster he ran, the bolder the monkeys got and they attempted to bite at him. When it seemed impossible for him to escape, he heard an old sannyasi calling out to him: ⠜Face the brutes!⠝ The words brought him to his senses. He stopped running and turned majestically to boldly face the irate monkeys. As soon as he did that, they fell back and fled! With reverence and gratitude he gave the traditional greeting to the sannyasi, who smilingly responded with the same, and walked away.

Be Bold.. Be Strong.. Be Heroes..


Swami Vivekananda was having a long trek in the Himalayas when he found an old man extremely exhausted standing hopelessly at the foot of an upward slope. The man said to Swamiji in frustration, ‘Oh, Sir, how to cross it; I cannot walk any more; my chest will break.’

Swamiji listened to the old man patiently and then said, ‘Look down at your feet. The road that is under your feet is the road that you have passed over and is the same road that you see before you; it will soon be under your feet.’ These words emboldened the old man to resume his onward trek.

Bring light to the ignorant and bring more light to the intelligent..


In America, Swamiji was watching some boys. They were standing on the bridge trying to shoot at egg-shells that  were floating on the river, but they always missed the target. Swamiji took the gun and aimed at the shells. He fired twelve times and every time he hit an egg-shell. The boys asked Swamiji: ‘Well Mister, how did you do it?’ Swamiji said ‘ Whatever you are doing, put your whole mind on it. If you are shooting, your mind should be only on the target. Then you will never miss. If you are learning your lessons, think only of the lesson. In my country boys are taught to do this.’

Power of concentration


Narendra (Swami Vivekananda) was a master story-teller whose words were as magnetic as his personality. When he spoke everyone listened in rapt attention forgetting their work. One day while in school, Narendra was talking animatedly to his friends during a class recess. Meanwhile, the teacher had entered the classroom and had begun to teach his subject. But the students were too absorbed in Narendra’s story to pay any attention to the lesson. After some time had passed, the teacher heard the wishpering and understood what was going on! Visibly annoyed, he now asked each student what he had been lecturing on. None could answer. But Narendra was remarkably talented; his mind could work simultaneously on two planes. While he had engaged one part of his mind in talking, he had kept the other half on the lesson. So when the teacher asked him that question, he answered correctly. Quite nonplussed, the teacher inquired who had been talking so long. Everybody pointed at Narendranath, but the teacher refused to believe them. He then asked all the students except Narendra to stand up on the bench. Narendra also joined his friends and stood up. The teacher asked him to sit down. But Narendra replied: ‘No sir, I must also stand up because it was I who was talking to them.’

Honesty and Truth are the best policy


Before he left London, one of his British friends put this question to him: `Swami, how do you like now your motherland after four years’ experience of the luxurious, glorious, powerful West?’ Swamiji said: `India I loved before I came away. Now the very dust of India has become holy to me, the very air is now to me holy; it is now the holy land, the place of pilgrimage, the Tirtha!’

Now the very dust of India has become holy to me !


The road under your feet

Swami Vivekananda was having a long trek in the Himalayas when he found an old man extremely exhausted standing hopelessly at the foot of an upward slope. The man said to Swamiji in frustration, ‘Oh, Sir, how to cross it; I cannot walk any more; my chest will break.’

Swamiji listened to the old man patiently and then said, ‘Look down at your feet. The road that is under your feet is the road that you have passed over and is the same road that you see before you; it will soon be under your feet.’ These words emboldened the old man to resume his onward trek.


A sannyasin, in the strictest sense of the term, is always a free soul. Like a river, he is always on the move. Sometimes he spends the night at a burning ghat, sometimes he sleeps in the palace of the king, sometimes he rests at a railway station but he is always happy. Such a sannyasin was Swami Vivekananda whom we now find living at a railway station in Rajasthan. People kept coming to him all day long. They had many questions, mostly religious, and Swamiji was tireless in answering them. Three days and three nights passed in this manner. Swamiji was so engrossed in talking about spiritual matters that he did not even stop to eat. The people who flocked to him also did not think of asking him if he had any food to eat!

On the third night of his stay there, when the visitors had all left, a poor man came forward and said to him lovingly, `Swamiji, I have noticed that for three days you have been talking and talking. You have not taken even a drop of water! This has pained me very much.’

Swamiji felt that God had appeared before him in the form of this poor man. He looked at him and said, `Will you please give me something to eat?’ The man was a cobbler by profession, so he said with some hesitation, `Swamiji, my heart yearns to give you some bread, but how can I? I have touched it. If you permit, I will bring you some coarse flour and dal and you can prepare them as you please!’

Swamiji said, `No, my child; give me the bread you have baked. I shall be happy to eat it.’ The poor man was frightened at first. He feared the king might punish him if he came to know that he, a low caste person, had prepared food for a sannyasin. But the eagerness to serve a monk overpowered his fear. He hurriedly went back home and soon returned with bread freshly baked for Swamiji. The kindness and unselfish love of this penurious man brought tears to Swamiji’s eyes. How many persons like this live in the huts of our country unnoticed, he thought. They are materially poor and of so-called humble origin, yet they are so noble and large-hearted.

In the meantime, some gentlemen found that Swamiji was eating food offered by a shoemaker and were annoyed. They came to Swamiji and told him that it was improper for him to accept food from a man of low birth. Swamiji patiently heard them and then said, `You people made me talk without respite for the past three days, but you did not even care to inquire if I had taken any food and rest. You claim you are gentlemen and boast of your high caste; what is more shameful, you condemn this man for being of a low caste. Can you overlook the humanity  he has just shown and despise him without feeling ashamed?’


I am the thief turned into gold

In Gazipur there was a saint living by the side of the Ganga. A dacoit broke into his house. He had some silver vessels. For many days the dacoit had been watching. A lot of devotees used to give offerings to the saint. The dacoit thought that there must be some treasure. In the first chamber the vessels were kept. When the thief broke in, there was a lot of utensils. He took them and filled his bag. It made noise. The saint who heard it said: “What is this? Some animal is coming.” So he just came out of his meditation and saw a big man. When the thief saw him, the former began to take to his heels. Immediately the saint took the bag of utensils and ran behind the thief asking him to stop. He overtook the thief and said: “Why are you afraid? These are yours. Some more I will give you.” And thus the thief was sent away with all the things he had in his house. Years later, when Swami Vivekananda was going on a pilgrimage to Kedar, Badri, etc., he saw a Sadhu lying on the icy region. In those days the conditions of travelling were quite different altogether. Then there was no proper route and no proper facilities. With great difficulty he was making his pilgrimage. It was on his way somewhere that he saw the Sadhu in the icy region, lying helpless. Vivekananda gave him his own blanket. At that time the Sadhu looked up, and finding that Vivekananda was a spiritual man, began to narrate something of his past life.

“Have you heard of saint Pavahari Baba?”, he asked Swami Vivekananda. Then he told him all about the incident that happened in the life of Pavahari Baba. He continued “I am the thief. From that day when the saint touched me a transformation came into my life. I repented my action bitterly. Since that time I am trying to atone for my sins.” That is the power of the saints. “God is everywhere”—this feeling is a wonderful method of progressing in your attempt to commune with God and ultimately become one with Him.



Arise, Awake and stop not till the goal is reached…


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140 Responses to Amazing Life incidents of Swami Vivekananda

  1. manasee

    Life of Swamiji is truely inspiring to every one. Evrybody should go through his teachings it will be helpful in every aspect if life!!!

  2. ankita


  3. sangeetha

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  4. Mahendra

    If u read swami vivekananda books u will have answers to all questions and there will be no question in your mind. He has written books consisting of 9 volumes. Each time u read u will understand new things.

  5. munish

    god is every where but if u want to see gods then take a look on the great swami vivekananda

  6. vineet mittal

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  7. radhika

    thank you so much for this valuable information.

  8. jega

    thanks for this info…excellent job…

  9. Krishnaleela

    Incidents of Swamiji is very important MSG to all humanbeings.
    If we follow his path …we wll become Valuable Persons.
    We won’t read it & go. We Should immplement to ourlife.

  10. Krishnaleela

    In every seconds of his life is the guideline of everybody life…

  11. Krishnaleela

    Everyone Should follow his path And Become a Perfect humanbeing.

  12. pratik

    really………. he was somthing more thn humain …….. we should fallow him

  13. Namitha

    i wish i could get this in malayalam……

  14. Saloni

    loved it.holy & spiritual

  15. rutaj

    it is very inspiring will like to read more of these…

  16. swathi

    oh! what a collection!i love these collections!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



  18. ragavi

    efficency of idol workship

  19. abhay

    a great inspiring source for the one who has been wondering as nomadic in the dark periods of life ,,,,unaware about the mighty power who is ready to escape them from darkness but””””if they help themselves”””’ abhay……………

  20. admin


    My ideal, indeed, can be put into a few words, and that is: to preach unto mankind their divinity, and how to make it manifest in every movement of life.

    Education is the manifestation of the perfection already in man.

    We want that education by which character is formed, strength of mind is increased, the intellect is expanded, and by which one can stand on one’s own feet.

    So long as the millions live in hunger and ignorance, I hold every man a traitor who, having been educated at their expense, pays not the least heed to them.

    Whatever you think, that you will be. If you think yourselves weak, weak you will be; if you think yourselves strong, strong you will be.

    If you have faith in all the three hundred and thirty millions of your mythological gods, … and still have no faith in yourselves, there is no salvation for you. Have faith in yourselves, and stand up on that faith and be strong; that is what we need.

    Strength, strength it is that we want so much in this life, for what we call sin and sorrow have all one cause, and that is our weakness. With weakness comes ignorance, and with ignorance comes misery.

    The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new Gospel.

    Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success, and above all, love.

    Religion is realization; not talk, not doctrine, nor theories, however beautiful they may be. It is being and becoming, not hearing or acknowledging; it is the whole soul becoming changed into what it believes.

    Religion is the manifestation of the Divinity already in man.

    Teach yourselves, teach everyone his real nature, call uon the sleeping soul and see how it awakes. Power will come, glory will come, goodness will come, purity will come, and everything that is excellent will come when this sleeping soul is roused to self-conscious activity.

    They alone live who live for others, the rest are more dead than alive.

    This is the gist of all worship – to be pure and to do good to others.

    It is love and love alone that I preach, and I base my teaching on the great Vedantic truth of the sameness and omnipresence of the Soul of the Universe.

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  22. PRITAM

    Great!!! you are my idol swamiji ! You are my master!
    i have no words to praise the importance of this great person in my life.
    i can just say thank you swamiji you have been always inspiration to me and to the whole world.

  23. vishal Anand

    First of all I like this website! the facts which are summed up is very informative and motivating.

  24. Devi Lakshmi

    Good and inspiring..

  25. Uma D

    I want to have some more facts.

  26. jkl

    his moms dream is true

  27. dayanand guha

    Swamiji’s teachings must help to upgrade our moral values and ethics. each and every youth and teacher must read them.

  28. TEJAS

    thank u swamiji for being so inspiratonal to us and giving us inspirations

  29. TEJAS

    have faith in yourself and stop not till the goal is reached .

  30. TEJAS


  31. ಅನಿಲ್

    ಸಾಮನ್ಯ ಮನುಶ್ಯನ ಆರದ್ಯ ಧೈವ

  32. radhika

    swamiji is a great inspiration to me
    this site is really helpful to me
    thank you !

  33. yash

    in my school iwrote this essay and i get the firstprize in essay writing competetion

  34. Lokesh lawne

    Swamiji is my IDOL

  35. Ajay


  36. Ajay

    samiji is a great saint

  37. Yashi

    thanx 4 dis wonderful information bout swami vivekananda………

  38. palak gupta


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  40. Manav

    gr8 collection superb thoughts thank you :P :)

  41. માનવ

    બૌઅજ સારુઉ ઓલ્લેતિઓન ચે

  42. Manav

    nic very nic
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  44. sanish

    the complete works of swami vivekananda is available in pdf format for download in “ it includes his speach in chicago. by going through the ideas and thoughts of the spiritual giant we can also enlighten our mind and enter salvation.
    god bless u all!!!!

  45. Harini


  46. Harini


  47. jann

    thankyou for this

  48. bhanuprakash

    vivekananda is a great philosopher

  49. dr paresh

    swamiji was really a gem of india.

  50. manoj

    wowwwwwww I INSPIred by this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  51. nidhi sharma

    swami vivekanands’s stories are so very inspiring each one of us can learn many things

  52. Dhanush

    It is swami vivekananda who gives strength to life and gain success

  53. alisha

    wow…… what a wonderful person swami vivekananda was???
    this sites contains a lot of information…. thank u sir and mam…..

  54. kavya

    no words I can just say hats off to this legend

  55. Chandra Sekhar

    thanks a million for your nice post.
    Swami Vivekananda had unlimited faith for mankind and love for his nation. He is the person who taught us to go beyond castism and religious bigotry, in totallity.
    Admin., you have done a wonderful piece of work. May bliss be with you.
    Jayatu Shri Ramakrishna, jayatu Swami Vivekananda.

  56. santosh kumar pandey

    Thanks………..It was very nice to know these facts about swamiji. Very inspiring facts .I love swami ji now…..

  57. M Saranya

    Thank you for the collection…

  58. suhani

    a very good type of information about the same. thanks a lot

  59. abcdefg

    Thank you for providing these facts they really helped:)

  60. Rudra

    Never ever give up for you are the infinite. Constant hardwork that is the secret to bliss…………… So please persevere……………

  61. Reyon

    i was inspired by you very much i don’t even have words to say about….

  62. Bonquiqui

    wow…………… i feel like i am floating on curry

  63. baskaran

    wow its so amazing!

  64. Shreedhar nayak

    When i was just go on reading i understood the value of success and life and youths. These are inspirative to all .and all should watch it once . Swamiji was an ideal philosopher who use to control his mind and action what he wish to do. Please provoide me cds of these speeches sir then i will be oblige to you sir

  65. yo yo

    very very nice nd beautiful stories

  66. yo yo honey sing

    very very interesting story i like it :-*

  67. yo yo honey sing

    very very nice nd cooool storyies

  68. Mihir shah

    Very very interesting & inspiring stories. Thank you

  69. Selva

    Awesome stories!!! Thank for sharing these.Please keep posting some more stories of Swamiji

  70. Manas

    He was the Real Hero

  71. sathish kannan

    swami super….i want to live good life…..

  72. Chiranjit

    If we follow Swamiji nothing can be a problem in life.

  73. praveenkumar

    to be frank i’m very happy by reading the great person swamiji’s stories…..i’m keen interested to know more about swamiji’s life

  74. Annoymus

    superb. Helped in my project

  75. prashanth

    this was really god it is helped in my task really excellent

  76. King tayang

    inspired me in out thanks,swamiji.

  77. Mukesh Sahu

    interesting life.

  78. shashidhar

    Indeed a very good compilation………………….
    infact these are strong inputs to build ones personality which is helpful to others……….

  79. rikom

    he was such a real hero and worked hard as a youth. i live in dhemaji and study in v.k.v, hatighar, dhemaji

  80. rikom

    what a interesting incidents he faced as a brave indian

  81. Rampalli

    It is after a long time that I have again come back to go through the incidents of the life of swamiji, now for my son. it makes me so happy that i cannot express. thank you.

  82. prayas chand nayak

    one soul living in everyone’s heart, a guide to humanity.

  83. prayas chand nayak

    a great man of spiritualism, concentration, nationalism.
    SWAMI VIVEKANANDA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  84. divya

    it is superb collection.. thanks
    youth inspirational story it is

  85. Soumyabha [neel]

    I don’t want to comment about SWAMIJI….. Coz his life style, patriotism and power is beyond my imagination and we common people shouldn’t do this because Swamiji said —- Inspite of looking others do ur task with rapt attention.

  86. sahil




    I dont have doubt to say that you are the greatest soul of all times the world had ever seen. I would like to become like you.Now i would like to share that STOP NOT TILL THE GOAL IS ACHIEVED///////////



  89. Sujit

    Eventhough he left this world at the age of 39, the impact of his life and work is yet to be fully understood.
    He emphasised on helping the fellow downtrodden & poor countrymen , work for betterment of the the country , respecting the ideal Indian women and acquiring knowledge and strengh, both mental & physical.
    It is our duty to introduce Swami Vivekanand to the young Indians so that they can follow his teachings and serve the nation. His teachings will guide them through the darkness that has engulfed the nation and some real Man/Woman will emerge to steer the country in the right path.

  90. jemin patel


  91. Vishwa

    Vivekananda The Destroyer of Evil

  92. bulbul ahmed

    I am so happy bcause my b.ed final topic refferences from this website.thanks to all.

  93. Navdeep Kumar

    All the text is really inspiring. It must be referred by younger generation.

  94. subramanyam

    Sir, Swami Vivekananda is my inspiration. I am following his way of life style and keep in mind to do any work to remember his words for success. Swamiji is humanity. Humanity is God.

  95. aditya

    The words of swami Vivekananda have an c
    apacity to change the world ….

    I feel proud to listen them….
    thank u……

  96. sakthi gadadhar

    Dear sir, the inspiring anecdotes in swamiji’s life, can change any weak mind to strong mind immediately. So much power and transmission power in his words.
    My one of the important responsibility is to tell every student I meet, these life saving examples which is my birthday gift to my dear swamiji, my best friend philosopher, guide and all in my life.
    I sincrely pray at his feet to bless me and be with me all through my life.jai swamiji

  97. sudesh

    The words are so provoking and powerful that after reading this a sense of calmness ensues. It would be great if a pdf file link is available for this.

  98. sirisha

    This is an excellent collection of inspiring stories. Thank you very much. I will use them for teaching my daughter for narrating at school on the eve of Youth day. Thanks a zillion!

  99. Sanika Velankar

    helped me a lot ……
    great stories…
    can be easily related by ours… :)

  100. mohana

    i love it….. it was awesome collections


    with a peaceful mind i have gone through. thanks to web site.


    it’s very useful to ever human being life

  103. Shankar.B

    Very very nice stories.

  104. amit dodiya

    Swami Vivekandadji is my guru like a teacher i automatic teach what i want get from him i resereched in my life compare to my life other people lots of differents every day i coming to your soul one day 6 doctors says i cannot do any yhing in life but i will pruf my self and i hope to i belive in you yhanks

  105. rituparna

    really inspiring stories…

  106. evita

    waow lyk it vry much. fling good naw. i would lyk 2 hv mr collections

  107. Vicky kashyap

    One sentence of swami jee is enough to restore confidence

  108. Saurabh jain

    Swamji thoughts are really motivational and that should be applied to extent level in our society , so that we can also serve the purpose of GREAT VIVKEANANDA in this country.

  109. ansar

    i changed to spirutual

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  111. vaibhav

    great man, i think vivek

  112. prakash

    dude perfect collecions what i had already known . so pls collect many and publish it

  113. Sandeep

    “Get-up and stop not untill your goal is reached….”
    Salute to the HERO

  114. ritu

    really!! inspiring stories…

  115. ritu

    really,inspiring stories…

  116. Ashwin

    When i was just go on reading i understood the value of success and life and youths. These are inspirational to all .and all should watch it once . Swamiji was an ideal philosopher who use to control his mind and action what he wish to do. really,inspiring stories.
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  118. Play Schools in India

    This is truely amazing. I have always been very inspired by this great leader. I went to Ramakrishna Mission school and learned a lot about this great man during my schooling days.

  119. vijay shukla

    yes, I am fully impressed with swamiji one of my fculty was telling n incident of swamiji and his insiring life so I thought to search it on net. I read all these inspiring stories thnx for posting.

  120. mahendra.g

    Thanks a ton for your valuable sharing

    if you want to achieve some thing great…just study swami vivekananda.
    I love him…he is every thing to me.
    what ever i am today its because of him.
    He is genius.

  121. play school teacher

    Very inspiring.

    My favorite story of swamiji is when he faced a gun and did not move an inch. His reply was the bullet meant for me will hit me, not otherwise. !

    Meditation makes one fearless.


  122. JINY

    2) Before leaving for abroad for the first time to preach Hinduism, Vivekanand’s mother wanted to know whether he is all perfect for this mission or not, she invited him for dinner. Vivekanand enjoyed the food that had the additional flavor of his mother’s special love and affection. After the delicious dinner, Vivekanand’s mother offered Vivekanand a dish of fruits and a knife. Vivekanand cut the fruit, ate it and after that his mother said, “Son, can you please give me the knife, I need it.” Vivekanand immediately responded by giving the knife.
    Vivekanand’s mother calmly said, “Son, you have passed my test and I heartily bless you for going abroad.” Vivekanand surprisingly asked, “Mother, how did you test me? I did not understand.”
    Mother replied, “Son, when I asked for the knife, I saw how you handed it to me, you gave the knife by holding its sharp edge and kept the wooden handle of knife towards me. This way, I would not get hurt when I take it and this means you took care of me. And this was your test in which you passed.
    The person who thinks of others welfare rather than thinking about self has got the right of preaching the world and you have got that right. You have all my blessings.”
    This was the most important mark he left in the hearts of many he met in his lifetime – to think of others before thinking for self.
    Moral: There are some qualities which draw the difference between a common man & an uncommon man. To think about the welfare of everyone falls under an extraordinary quality. The true noble person is the one who thinks of others’ happiness even if it is in little matters to our day to day life. The one who thinks of himself alone is considered selfish & will not be valued by the world in the long run. It is the law of nature that as the bigger hearted & noble you are, the more you will keep receiving & as the narrower minded you become, the less you will receive.

  123. rithika

    if we follow swami vivekananda’s words we can also be a great man in
    this world

  124. rithika

    if we become a great man, we should not treat others in an bad way ,we should do dharmas .

  125. S.Dev

    do more.I love it.

  126. Sanjeev

    When i read Swamy vivekanands life story and his great events, i feel proud to be an INDIAN. and every body should read swamy vivekand at least once in life.

  127. apurva bhatt

    Always believe in yourself
    everyone can do something in their lives

  128. varsha

    thanks it helped me so much

  129. Rajeshwar

    its just awesome … words no ideas to say any thing..!

  130. nabanita


  131. nabanita

    vivekananda’s teaching,saying always inspire me… he is our moral guide….

  132. Pratham


  133. jhonson

    Swami ji at their best. He is the real man in this universe.

  134. Adi

    Thanking u for the help u have done for the living beings.

  135. M M Sai Prakash

    I am very much interested in Swami Vivekananda and his life incidents because they all are completely positive and Inspirational. These stories not only help me in getting motivated but also keeps me away from all the evils. And I love to spread all these stories and the messages of Swami ji to as many people as I can…

  136. kashish

    Lovely creations learnt a good lesson….:)

  137. mannu

    you are my superhero swami ji.. my idol. when ever i feel depressed i read yor life incident. its really amazing inspiratiin…

  138. omkar sabale

    Thank you those stories are definitely going to change thinking of human .


    I came to about Swamiji’s greatness when I began preparing for a quiz competition and the topic was SWAMI VIVEKANANDA. Since then I started reading his many other books and found them very inspiring. My attitude towards life changed completely. If you want to know about God , India and Life …..I recommend you to just know about Swamiji. All your quest will be fulfilled with deep satisfaction. I can conclude by saying that “Swamiji’s life is a medicine to all miseries to conquer happiness in one’s life.”

  140. Pandu

    Really a very good collection. Could you please provide some more incidents that happened in Swami Vivekananda’s life? Definitely those incidents inspire a lot of people to do good for the society and help them to know the siginficance and responsibilities of their lives.

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