"…Where should you go to seek for God? Are not all the poor, the miserable, the weak, Gods? Why not worship them first?" "…Serve as worship of the Lord Himself in the poor, the miserable, and the weak. … In this world always take the position of the given. Give everything and look for no return. Give love, give help, give service and give any little thing you can..."
Swami Vivekananda dedicated his life to provide for the under privileged members of human kind in the universe. Whether, ailing or downtrodden humanity, Swamiji gave away his own life to show the right path of a universe of love. The time for humanity to join forces and embrace this universal message is now.
Swami Vivekananda, known in his pre-monastic life as Narendra Nath Datta, was born in an affluent family in Kolkata on 12 January 1863. His father,Vishwanath Datta, was a successful attorney with interests in a wide range of subjects, and his mother,
God-realized being of nineteenth centaury India, was born of poor but pious parents in a small village kamarpukur in West Bengal. He nevertheless exercised a profound spiritual influence on the people of the world over this fifty-year period.
Sri Sarada Devi, the divine consort of Sri Ramakrishna, is known to millions of devotees as The Holy Mother. Born of poor but pious Brahmin parents on December 22, 1853, in an obscure village named Jayarambati in the district of Bankura (West Bengal) and bred