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Swami Vivekananda Jayanti rejoices the birthday of Swami Vivekananda. His birthday falls on the Paush Saptami, the seventh day after the full moon day in the month of Paush as per Hindu calendar. Therefore, the exact date varies every year. However, as per English calendar, Swami Vivekananda was born on January 12, 1863.
On the day of Swami Vivekananda Jayanti, people all over India recall and honor the saint by following his teachings. On a countrywide scale, schools, colleges and some Governmental offices celebrate this day with various programs and events. The birth date of Swami Vivekananda is also celebrated as National Youth Day.