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Swami Vivekananda in India: A Corrective Biography Hardcover – March 24, 1999


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  • Hardcover: 440 pages
  • Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass; 1 edition (March 24, 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 8120815866
  • ISBN-13: 978-8120815865
  • Product Dimensions: 11 x 8.5 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 1.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,164,774 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Senor Nahual on November 3, 2013
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I don't usually review the books I buy but this one deserves a response. First off, I would not recommend buying it, at least not until you've read Mary Louise Burk's books. It just has a mean spiritedness to it. I only finished it because I had spent a lot of money on it. It reads like an obsessive and very dry report but it is far from being objective.
Throughout, as I read, I kept thinking how angry and determined the author must have been to so obsessively look for any little discrepancy in books, newspapers, reports etc. relating to Swami Vivekananda's life. Very often he uses derogatory language about the famous teacher and states conclusions that are unjustified and prejudiced. I wonder what motives someone must have to work so hard, come up with so little and then try to denigrate the reputation of so great an individual as Swami Vivekananda? For me it was a boring, negative, and mean spirited book that really accomplishes very little. Obviously one must have a purpose for writing a book. Sadly, it seems to this reader that the author's motives were not altogether praiseworthy.
Vivekananda was a human being with his own unique foibles and strengths. He had no worldly resources whatsoever. But, he was the disciple of an incarnation of God, the avatar Ramakrishna. Relying on God, this penniless sanyasin courageously faced untold challenges to create, with the help of his gurubais, the Ramakrishna Mission and Math. This book in my opinion, slants very much, the wrong way.
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