Swami Vivekananda
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Born: January 12, 1863

Died: July 4, 1902 (aged 39)

Nationality: Indian

Occupation: Clergyman

Bio: Swami Vivekananda , born Narendra Nath Datta, was an Indian Hindu monk. He was a key figure in the introduction of Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the western world, and was credited with raising interfaith awareness, bringing Hinduism to the status of a major world religion in the late 19th century.

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Common men talk bagfuls of religion but do not practise even a grain of it. The wise man speaks little, even though his whole life is religion expressed in action.

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