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National Youth Day- “Swami Vivekananda Jayanti” Celebration, Significance, and Quotes

National Youth Day is celebrated every year on the occasion of Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. Today, on 12th January, the country recognizes efforts of the great teacher and influencer for his contribution to the Indian society. Swami ji also played a vital part in governing freedom of our country.

The day is recognized as National Youth Day as Swami ji invested his efforts in encouraging the youth as well as developing a substantial future for the country. In honor of his hard work and commitment, today’s date is celebrated as National Youth Day all over the country.

National Youth Day Significance

Swami Vivekananda’s birthday is celebrated on 12th January every year. The day was declared as National Youth Day as by Government of India in the year 1984. The leader has inspired millions of youths not only from India but from the countries all over the world as well.

His significance was very much appreciated at a convention in Chicago in the year 1893. His significance  were appraised by countries like America as well. His knowledge and sheer hard working abilities and vast knowledge in science and Vedanta were very much appreciated.

Swami Vivekananda Historic Speech at Chicago

Swami Vivekananda gave a blooming speech at Parliament of Chicago over religions. The speech is shared all over the social media platforms today. The speech will wet your eyes with pride and honor.

National Youth Day Celebration

Vivekananda was born in West Bengal his thus the National Youth Day is celebrated their with great joy. The day is celebrated in various schools and colleges of the state. Various cultural and spiritual programs are also organized on this day. The day is happily celebrated at Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission. Various songs, meditation practices and Sandhya aarti are performed remembering our great leader’s birth anniversary.

National Youth Day in Toronto, Canada

The day is not just celebrated in India but it’s significance is widely spread all around the world. Swami Vivekananda’s birthday is celebrated at the Vedanta Society of Toronto, Canada. The society praises Vivekananda’s Vedanta-inspired teaching around the world.

Also Read: National Youth Day: Why It Is Celebrated On Swami Vivekananda Jayanti?

Swami Vivekananda’s Birthday Celebration on Social Media

Various famous Politicians and other renowned personalities have praised his hard work and efforts he has put in studies in Vedanta.

PM Modi praised Swami Vivekananda’s Birthday on his Twitter account. Here’s the tweet:

Minister of Commerce and Industry also tweeted:

Rahul Gandhi also shared a video on his Twitter handle:

Swami Vivekananda Quotes

  • “Who is helping you, Don’t forget them. Who is living you, Don’t hate them. Who is believing you, Don’t cheat them.
  • “Never say ‘No’, Never Say ‘I Cannot’, for you are Infinite. All the power is within you, you can do anything.”
  • “Talk to yourself at least once in a day otherwise you may miss meeting an excellent person in the world. “
  • “Comfort is no test of truth.
  • Truth is often far from being comfortable.”
  • “Everything is easy when you are busy but nothing is easy when you are lazy.”
  • “One ounce of practice is worth a thousand pounds of theory.”
  • “Dependence is a misery, Independence is happiness.”

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