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Vivekananda and The Ramakrishna Mission

Swami Vivekananda founded the Ramakrishna Mission to propagate the teachings of Rama Krishna Paramhamsa.The mission established several educational institutions in the country. He argued the Vedanta was the religion of all and not of the Hindus alone. Though religion was his mission in life he was interested in the improvement of all aspects of national life. He expressed his concern for the condition of the people and said that neglect of masses is a sin. He was impressed by the economic prosperity of the West and the status of women enjoyed there. Vivekananda combined in him dynamism and nationalism and greatly influenced the younger generation to take pride in their country.