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Rama Tirtha

Hindu Guru

Died when: 33 years 5 days (396 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio


Rama Tirtha

Swami Rama Tirtha (Punjabi: ????? ???????, Hindi: ?????? ???????? 22 October 1873 – 17 October 1906), also known as Ram Soami, was an Indian teacher of the Hindu philosophy of Vedanta.

He was among the first notable teachers of Hinduism to lecture in the United States, travelling there in 1902, preceded by Swami Vivekananda in 1893 and followed by Paramahansa Yogananda in 1920.

During his American tours Swami Rama Tirtha spoke frequently on the concept of 'practical Vedanta' and education of Indian youth.

He proposed bringing young Indians to American universities and helped establish scholarships for Indian students.

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