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Vivekananda

[vee-vi-kuh-nuhn-duh] /ˌvi vɪ kəˈnʌn də/
noun
1.
(Narendranath Datta) 1863–1902, Hindu religious leader and teacher.
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  • Vivekananda gazed with his beautiful, piercing eyes deep into my own.

    Autobiography of a YOGI Paramhansa Yogananda
  • Vivekananda sought to blend Christian philanthropy with the Vedantic philosophy.

    A Tour of the Missions

    Augustus Hopkins Strong
  • Remember Vivekananda's use of the Atman: it is indeed not a scientific use, for we can make no particular deductions from it.

    Pragmatism William James
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Vivekananda

/ˌviːvɪkəˈnʌndə/
noun
1.
original name Narendranath Datta. 1862–1902, Indian Hindu religious teacher. A disciple of Ramakrishna, he introduced Vedantism to the West
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