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41. Swami Vivekananda (contd)




44. Swamiji was sent by Shri Ram Krishna at Dakshineshwar temple to ask mother Kali for wealth and welfare of his family, but he prayed for? Knowledge and devotion.

45. What did Swamiji desire after he accepted Shri Ramkrishna as Guru? Swamiji asked him that he might be blessed with “Nirvikalp Samadhi”.

46. When was Swamiji converted to a Sanyasi?
In 1887 at Baranagar.

47. When did Swamiji start travelling as a wandering monk?
In 1888

48. What were the things in possession of Swamiji as a wandering monk?
A Kamandal, Staff, Clothes and two books – Bhagwad Gita and Immitation of Christ.

49. For how long Swamiji wandered in the country?
About 5 years.

50. Wherefrom Swamiji startred his travelling?

51. Name the learned person whom Swamiji met at Varanasi and who gave advices on interpretation of Hindu scriptures?
Babu Pramadadas Mitra.

52. Who was the first disciple of Swamiji?
Sh. Sarath Chand Gupta who became famous by the name of Sadanand.

53. Name the famous saint who met Swamiji at Gazipur?
Famous Advait Vedanti Pavhari Baba.

54. What was the main achievement of Swamiji from association with Pavhari Baba?
He decided to propogate religion.

55. When did Swamiji meet Pavahari Baba?
In 1890.

56. What experience did Swamiji have on travelling amidst Himalayas?
He reportedly had a vision of macrocosm and microcosm there.

57. Where Swamiji met the King of Khetri, Sh. Ajit Singh who became his ardent devotee?
In 1890, at Mount Abu.

58. Who gave the idea to go to the West to preach Vedanta for the first time? Thakur Jaswant Singh of Limbdi.

59. When and where Swamiji met Tilak and Govind Mahadev Ranade?
In the train from Bombay to Goa in 1892.

60. When did Swamiji reach Kanyakumari?
In December 1892.



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