SWAMI VIRAJANANDA – DISCIPLE OF SWAMY VIVEKANANDA

INTRODUCTION
Swami Virajananda (1873–1951) was a disciple of Swami Vivekananda. He was born in Kolkata in a pious Hindu family, and in the year 1897, he has attained sainthood under Swami Vivekananda. Apart from basic education, he got good knowledge in Hindu sacred texts, and familiar in regional languages. Through his friend Sri Vimalananda, he got interested to work with Swami Vivekananda and joined as a disciple under him, and he is considered as a true disciple of Swami Vivekananda.
Virajananda published a monthly magazine known as Prabuddha Bharata. He also actively published the important Works of Swami Vivekananda. He served as the president of the Advaita Ashrama at Mayavati, and after some time, he became the President of the Ramakrishna Mission. He also founded spiritual schools, for initiating the students in the spiritual path. He undertook holy pilgrimages and eagerly served Swami Vivekananda as his personal attendant.
Virajananda had done lot of social welfare activities through the guidance of his guru Sri Vivekananda.
He attained Mahasamadhi in the year 1951.
FAMOUS WORKS
1. The Life of Swami Vivekananda.
2. Towards the Supreme Goal.
3. Strive to attain God.
4. The Story of an Epoch.
5. Great Works of Swami Vivekananda.
Let us worship the great saint and be blessed.
“OM SRI SWAMI VIRAJANANDARE NAMAHA”
“OM SWAMI VIVEKANANDARE NAMAHA”
“JAI SRIRAM”
WRITTEN BY
R.HARISHANKAR

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