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Vivekananda, Swami

Line breaks: Swami Vive¦ka|nanda
Pronunciation: /ˌvɪveɪkɑːˈnʌndə
 
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Definition of Vivekananda, Swami in English:

( 1863–1902), Indian spiritual leader and reformer; born Narendranath Datta. He spread the teachings of the Indian mystic Ramakrishna and introduced Vedantic philosophy to the US and Europe.

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