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Swami Vivekananda
Swami Vivekananda
(12 Jan 1863 - 04 July 1902)

Topics:
Human Being - Life - Character - Education - Society - Ethics - Mind - God - Self - Religion - Work - Devotion - Knowledge - Meditation - Yoga - Freedom - Oneness - Truth - India


Swami Vivekananda on Human Being:

Real Nature of Human Being

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Swami Vivekananda on Life:

What is Life?
Goal of Life
Destiny
Struggle
Happiness
Misery
Success
Failure
My Aim

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Swami Vivekananda on Character:

What is Character?
How is Character Formed?
Why Character Building?
How to Build Character

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Character Qualities to Imbibe:

Faith
Strength
Unselfishness
Service
Acceptance
Courage
Dedication
Diligence
Love
Morality
Non-Attachment
Non-Injury
Obedience
Patience
Perseverance
Purity
Self-Restraint
Sincerity
Truthfulness

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Dont's of Character:

Conceit
Criticism
Jealousy
Lack of Seriousness
Laziness
Partiality
Want of Fame
Want of Sympathy

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Swami Vivekananda on Education:

What is Education?
What Education is Not
Source of Knowledge
Role of a Teacher
Education and Mind
Education and Nature

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Swami Vivekananda on Society:

Goal of Society
Society and Man
Society and Religion

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Swami Vivekananda on Ethics:

Goal of Ethics
Good and Evil
Shortcomings of Ethics

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Swami Vivekananda on Mind:

Nature of Mind
Mind and Thoughts
Mind and Levels of Consciousness
Mind and Ego
Mind and Religion
Mental Concentration and Meditation
Test of Mental Concentration
What is Mind Control?
Why Control Mind?
How to Control Mind?

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Swami Vivekananda on God:

Idea of God
Proof of God
Why Worship God
Ways to God
Trust in God

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Swami Vivekananda on Self:

Nature of Self

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Swami Vivekananda on Religion:

What is Religion?
What Religion is Not
Why Religion?
Which Religion is True?
Religious Harmony
Religion and Reason
Realisation of Religion
Obstacles to Religion
Role of External Practices
Concept of Image Worship
Test of Religion
Universal Religion
My Idea of Religion

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Swami Vivekananda on Work:

Source of Work
Why Work?
Spirit of Performing Work
What is Duty?
What Duty is Not
Our Duties
Where Duty Leads Us
Spirit of Performing Duty
What is Service?
Why Serve?
Spirit of Performing Service
Service and Renunciation

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Swami Vivekananda on Devotion:

What is Devotion?
Purpose of Devotion
Advantages of Devotion
Disadvantages of Devotion
Ways of Attaining Devotion
Stages of Devotion
Feelings of the Devotee

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Swami Vivekananda on Knowledge:

Knowledge of What?

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Swami Vivekananda on Meditation:

What is Meditation?
Why Meditate?
Guidelines for Meditation

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Swami Vivekananda on Yoga:

What is Yoga?
Types of Yoga
Why Yoga?
Basis of Yoga
Feeling of a Yogi
Yoga and Mystery
Time taken for Yoga

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Swami Vivekananda on Freedom:

Freedom from what?
Why Freedom?
What happens after Freedom?
How to attain Freedom?
Freedom and Religion

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Swami Vivekananda on Oneness:

Where is Oneness?
Oneness and Society
Ways to Oneness

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Swami Vivekananda on Truth:

Nature of Truth
Truth in Practical Life

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Swami Vivekananda on India:

India

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Human Being - Life - Character - Education - Society - Ethics - Mind - God - Self - Religion - Work - Devotion - Knowledge - Meditation - Yoga - Freedom - Oneness - Truth - India

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Om, May there be Peace in Heaven,
May there be Peace in the Sky,
May there be Peace in the Earth,
May there be Peace in the Water,
May there be Peace in the Plants,
May there be Peace in the Trees,
May there be Peace in the Gods in the various Worlds,
May there be Peace in Brahman,
May there be Peace in All,
May there be Peace Indeed within Peace,
Giving Me the Peace which Grows within Me,
Om, Peace, Peace, Peace.

(Shanti Mantra of Upanishad)

Preserve Nature,
And Nature will preserve Us,
Plant Trees,
And make our planet Green.

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