In this volume, the author, a great French savant and one of the finest examples of Gallic grace in intellectual culture, presents a fascinating and graphic account of Swami Vivekananda's life and message. Though it is specially written for the western readers, nonetheless, its importance and value for all the admirers and devotees of the great Swami needs no emphasis. While turning the pages of this literary masterpiece, the readers are bound to feel the touch of a mind trained in the Western mode of critical analysis and scientific investigation.
Nature grinds all of us. Keep count of the ounce of pleasure you get. In the long run, nature did her work through you, and when you die your body will make other plants grow. Yet we think all the time that we are getting pleasure ourselves. Thus the wheel goes round.