Several books have been written on Swami Vivekanand and his life in particular. Then what is the need of another book? The answer lies in the contents of the book. This biography gives a holistic view of Vivekanand’s life. It presents a wonderful being and how he became what he did: a great preacher, a transformer, a guide, a harbinger of a new spiritual thought and one who instilled and infused the true Vedic philosophy in all irrespective of caste, creed or country.
This book presents him from a different aspect. It delves deep into the psyche of Naren: Swami Vivekanand. Each chapter unveils something new and goes to build a full picture of this exceptional personality who influences everyone who comes to know him, even to the present day. At the end the towering personality of Swami Vivekanand emerges out of the pages of the book, impressing and influencing. The book will enlighten everyone who reads it.
A retired 1974-batch IPS Officer and renowned Vivekananda Scholar, writer, poet and playwright Deoki Nandan Gautam, was born on November 29, 1951, at Bilrahi village, in Uttar Pradesh. He received his early education in his village and did MSc from Prayag Vishwavidyalaya. During his tenure as an IPS he did LLB and Phd.
Retired as Director General of Police (Bihar) in July 2009 and than served as advisor to Jharkhand Government from January, 2011 to February, 2012. He delivered a speech on the Foundation Day Oration on ‘Relevence of Swami Vivekananda in 21st Century’ on January 29, 2012, in Kolkata which was appreciated all one.
He has published in all fourteen books in Hindi and English. His articles are also published in ‘Prabuddha Bharat’ a monthly magazine established by Swami Vivekanand.
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