Swami Vivekananda Jayanti celebrates the birthday of Swami Vivekananda. Swami Vivekananda's birthday falls on the Paush KrishnaKrishna
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Saptami, the 7th day after the full moon day in the Hindu month of Paush. Therefore the date varies from year to year. According to the English calendar or the generally used Indian Calendar, Swami Vivekananda was born on January 12, 1863. In 2016, the date of the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda as per Hindu Lunar Calendar Tithi is on January 31. In 2016, it is the 153rd birth anniversary.
Several programmes are organized in India and several parts of the world to celebrate together the festive spirit of National Youth Day. It is celebrated with great joy and enthusiasm to commemorate the birthday of glorious leader and maker of modern and spiritual India.
The Government of India aimed to celebrate the day with a motive of spreading Vivekananda’s ideals and teachings amongst the youth by inspiring them in order to make our country well-developed and better place to live in. It is the great way of imparting Vivekananda’s ideals and ideas to understand the profound philosophy which shall further enlighten the eternal energy of the youth thereby, motivating them to do efforts for the development of nation.
The birthday of the legendary figurine is celebrated with great pomp and show at the Ramakrishna Mission and all the centres and branches in the country. A great mangal aarti, devotional songs, hoom and prayers are sung at the centres followed by the religious speeches and sandhya Aarti It is a Hindu religious ritual of worship
to celebrate the birthday of prodigy.
Why birthday of Swami Vivekananda is celebrated as National Youth Day?
Being a true reformer and liberal revolutionary who focussed on the goals and awakening the spirit of youth in the country to achieve the lost battles with the pursuit of determination, patience and knowledge. He wanted the young man and women to follow his values, ideals and approach towards life in order to inspire them for nourishing the historical culture and carry advancements to become a developed nation.
The theme for National Youth Day 2016 is Indian Youth for Development, Skill and Harmony.