Swami Vivekananda Birth Anniversary: Tributes Pour In For The Spiritual Leader On Twitter

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Swami Vivekananda Birth Anniversary: Tributes Pour In For The Spiritual Leader On Twitter

Posted on : Friday 12th of January 2018

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NEW DELHI: On Swami Vivekananda's birth anniversary on January 12, political leaders, sportsmen, citizens across the world took to micro-blogging site Twitter to pay homage to one of the world's greatest spiritual leaders. Swami Vivekananda is seen as a major force in bringing Hinduism to the status of a major world religion in the late 19th century. He introduced Indian philosophies of vedanta and yoga to the western world and after his 1893 speech at the World's Parliament of Religions in Chicago, he was called the "Messenger of Indian wisdom to the western world". His birth anniversary is observed as Swami Vivekananda Jayanti every year. Since 1985, the day is also celebrated as National Youth Day.

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