July 4 is being celebrated as the death anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, the great Indian visionary who spread his teaching throughout the world. Born on January 12 in Kolkata, Vivekananda was named Narendranath Datta on his birth. Following the leads of his father, Vivekananda developed profound interest in the philosophy of life and religion. Getting his learning under Ramakrishna, Vivekanda later took the responsibility of introducing of the Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the Western world.
On his 117th death anniversary, several ministers took to social media to pay their tributes.
स्वामी विवेकानंद जी का अध्यात्म, वैश्विक मूल्यों, धर्म, चरित्र निर्माण व शिक्षा के क्षेत्र में अद्वितीय योगदान रहा। उन्होंने पूरे विश्व में सनातन धर्म और वेदांत दर्शन का प्रसार किया। स्वामी विवेकानंद जी ने भारत में राष्ट्रवाद की भावना को बल देने में भी महत्वपूर्ण योगदान दिया। pic.twitter.com/yGa8Y2y1WT
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) July 4, 2019
— Ravi Shankar Prasad (@rsprasad) July 4, 2019
'Strength is life, Weakness is Death.'
My tributes to Swami Vivekananda on his death anniversary, one of the greatest indian spiritual and youth icon. His vision and message of brotherhood motivate us to build a nation that has the ability to lead the world. #SwamiVivekananda pic.twitter.com/ix6Mzrzabv
— Pratap Sarangi (@pcsarangi) July 4, 2019