Life of Swami Vivekananda

By GokylP
  • Birth

    Swami Vivekananda was born on January 12, Monday, in Calcutta, India as Narendra Nath Dutta.
  • Early School

    At the age of 6, Swami Vivekananda goes to pathshala, a school where kids learn Sanskrit.
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  • 2nd Grade

    Swami Vivekananda enters the Metropolitan Institute.
  • College

    Swami Vivekananda goes to the Presidency College (courtesy of
  • Meeting Sri Ramakrishna

    While in the General Assembly Insitution, Swami Vivekananda meets Sri Ramakrishna.
  • 8th Grade

    8th Grade
    Swami Vivekananda transfers to the General Assembly Institution (courtesy of
  • Sri Ramakrishna Dies

    Sri Ramakrishna dies due to throat failure
  • Arrival in Chicago

    Arrival in Chicago
    Swami Vivekananda arrives in Chicago to represent Hinduism and deliver his message to the other cultures. (In the picture, Swami Vivekananda is in the center with other delegates. Courtesy of
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    World's Parliament of Religions

    Swami Vivekananda makes several speeches during this time.
  • The Ramakrishna Mission is Founded

    Swami Vivekananda creates the Ramakrishna Mission, an organization that focuses on different social services.
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    Travels in Northwest India

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    Travels in the USA

  • Belur Math is founded

    Swami Vivekananda creates Belur Math, an organization that focused on monastic life of monks.
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    Travels in Europe

  • Death

    At the age of just 39, Swami Vivekananda dies.