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41. Swami Vivekananda (contd)

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

13. When was his early education interrupted and why?
1877 to 1879 due to his illness.

14. What were the achievements of Swami Vivekananda during these 2 years at Raipur?
At Raipur, he regained his health, practised wrestling and learned Hindi and gained knowledge through sittings with the Scholars.

15. Which city is termed as Spiritual birth place of Swamiji?
Raipur

16. Where was Swamiji admitted on return from Raipur?
Scottish Church College, Calcutta

17. To which extent Swamji studied at Scottish Church College?
He passed F.A. in 1881 and B.A. in 1884

18. What were his main subjects at Scottish Church College?
Western Logic, Western Philosophy and History of European Nations.

19. In which other subjects Swamiji excelled?
Sanskrit and Bengla

20. Which scriptures Swamiji studied thoroughly?Vedas, Upnishads, Purans, Bhagwadgeeta, Ramayan, Mahabharat, Quran, Bible etc.

21. What was the opinion of his professors of Scottish Church College? According to them all, he was a prodigy.

22. What did Dr. William Hastie, Principal of Scottish Church College say about Swamiji?
He said I have travelled far and wide but have never come across a lad of his telents.

23. Describe the achievements of young Swamiji other than studies and yoga? He was a good wrestler, boxer, good player of cricket and a classical musician.

24. Who were his music teachers?
Ustad Beni Gupta and Ustad Ahmed Khan.

25. To which socio-religious movement Swamiji was associated in the beginning?
Brahma Samaaj

26. From whom Swamiji took his training of Yoga?
Maharishi Devendra Nath.

27. Who was the Guru of Swami Vivekanand?
Shri Ramkrishna Paramhans.

28. Who was the first teacher to tell about Shri Ramkrishna to Vivekananda? The Principal, Dr. William Hastie.

 

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