The glimpses of various incidents in Swami Vivekananda's life are found in many books. It is these incidents that we have tried to present in the form of stories for you. We are not only hopeful but confident that Swami Vivekananda's life Stories will inspire and give readers a new direction. To compile various stories based on Swami Vivekananda's life, we have relied on a number of books, magazines and letters. We are forever grateful to the editors, writers and publishers of all these books and magazines.