Teachings of Swami Vivekananda is a book in the genre of Philosophy, Religion and Spirituality. This book is a collection of Swami Vivekananda's sayings, arranged by subject. It contains many of the saint's ideals, philosophies and teachings. The book shows how the swami's teachings stressed different aspects of religion, education, character-building as well as social issues pertaining to India.
Swami Vivekananda's messages have influenced, inspired and affected hundreds of lives across the world. The book about his teachings carry quotations from the Swami. It is a sort of synopsis of his deep thoughts on life, nature, humans, worship, religion and the Holy Texts. It can give you a good refresher if you haven't read his writings, speeches, or teachings previously. This book is meant to inspire you and help raise your spirits and awaken a new sense of hope.
The book has 44 chapters, beginning with an introduction. This is followed by a chapter on Atman or the Self, after which are presented chapters on God and religion, like Bhakti or the Love of God, Brahman or the Supreme Reality, Buddha, Buddhism, Christ and Christianity. After this come chapters on personal values and principles like Concentration, Duty, Education, Ethics, Faith and Food, Freedom and Mukti (Salvation). The book ends with chapters on Strength, Upanishads, Vedanta: Its Theory Practice and Yoga.
Teachings of Swami Vivekananda is authored by Swami Vivekanada and published by Vedanta Press in 1971. It is in its fifth edition and is available in paperback.