Swami Vivekananda on Himself

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Swami Vivekananda on Himself is a biographical book on Swami Vivekananda written in an autobiographical manner. This book was published in 1963 by Swami Sambudhdhananda,[1] general secretary of Swami Vivekananda's birth centenary committee. In this book, the life and different incidents of Swami Vivekananda's life have been written here in his own words.


Front page of the book
Front page of the book

This book is probably the first approach to write a biography of Swami Vivekananda. It is like an autobiographical (first-person narrative). The book is In the first edition (1963). According to the publishers[2] - this book is a documentation of selected notes and utterances of Swami Vivekananda about himself and his works collected from different books. Publishers have used excerpts from these books:[3]

After the first publication in 1963, the book has been reprinted and republished multiple times

See also


  1. ^ "Swami Vivekananda on Himself - Open Library". Open Library. Retrieved 29 February 2012.
  2. ^ Swami Vivekananda on himself (2nd enl. ed.). Kolkata: Advaita Ashrama. 2006. p. 3. ISBN 81-7505-280-5.
  3. ^ . pp. vii. {{cite book}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)