Swami Vivekanand:
1. founded Vedanta Society, Ramakrishna Math as well as Ramakrishna Mission
2. accepted Jesus Christ as an avatara (incarnation)
3. believed that the essence of Hinduism was best expressed in the Vedanta philosophy
Select the correct statements from the codes given below:

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

All the statements are correct and notable points. The Vedanta Society was founded by Swami Vivekananda .The first Vedanta Society was founded by Swami Vivekananda in New York in November 1894., who later on asked Swami Abhedananda to lead the organization in 1897.  Many of the existing Vedanta Societies are affiliated, either formally or informally, with the Ramakrishna Order, the monastic order, which led to the formation of Ramakrishna Mission.

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