Swami Vivekananda, beacon light to Youth

Swami Vivekananda is the beacon light to Youth. A combination of physical strength, moral purity, mental discipline and of a higher plane will help a person to succeed in his life. The ideal before him, particularly for the youth, should be to develop these qualities and adhere to spiritual values.

If one is keep on cultivating clean habits think, speak and act according to the guidance given by spiritual leaders – there is bound to be peace and prosperity, If young men are able to work to achieve this goal of perfection, God’s assistance will be made available to them through leaders who will take them on the right path. One of the masters whose life can be kept as a model Swami Vivekananda, a symbol of Indian culture.

People in their declining day may claim to have turned virtuous and pure but that will be of no relevance. The youth should claim that they have got trained themselves at the moral and mental levels so as to face challenges instead of yielding to the deteriorating tendencies. Vivekananda blossomed into a unique man by getting inspiration from his teacher Sri Ramakrishna who was also in search of a pupil to whom he could transmit his spiritual energy.

Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda

Vivekananda believed in the impact of destiny but he never failed to put in his tireless efforts while approaching a problem. The teachings in the Bhagavad Gita that a person should sincerely carry out his ordained duties is of great significance to the modern period in shaping its destiny.

Sri Sukhi Sivam in a lecture pointed out how the vision, outlook and attitude of a person widens when a spiritual leader or a saint directs his activities. Vivekananda became an outstanding personality through Ramakrishna’s teachings. Doubt will be cleared by such eminent men. If clarifications are needed in the Valmiki Ramayana, wise men are to be approached. These leaders carry the torch handed over by their predecessors and pass it on to proper disciples. At times, trying to acquire spiritual knowledge by going through innumerable books may result in confused thoughts and it is better to follow the teaching of intellectuals.

Vivekananda’s mind was fully conditioned by absorbing the words of wisdom of his Guru. He developed the spiritual strength to with stand the forces which usually lure a man and thus stood like a beacon light. The present generation can avoid getting into ruts if they look to Vivekananda’s life.

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