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Sadhana gives one affirmed visions

Devotees would often ask Sri Ramakrishna to enlighten them about the way illumined souls live. They would often express doubts as to how a person, who has attained the highest truth or Samadhi can come down and live in this world. Sri Ramakrishna would explain this idea through a beautiful analogy. He would say that […]

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Shodashi Puja

Special significance of Phalaharini Kali Puja in Ramakrishna Sangha by Sw. Hiranmayananda

The Phalaharini-Kali-Puja is performed in many centres of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission. This Kali Puja has a special bearing on the Ramakrishna Sangha. On this day Bhagavan Sri Ramakrishna observed the end of his sadhaka-life in a special way. He worshipped Sri Saradamani Devi as Goddess Shodasi on this day. All of us know […]

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Phalaharini Kali Puja by Swami Saradananda

A unique event took place on the Phalaharini Kali Puja day in June 1872 according to The Gospel of the Holy Mother. We present a few relevant passages of that event from Sri Ramakrishna the Great Master. A little more than half of the month of Jyeshta had elapsed. It was the new-moon day, the […]

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Karma decides our circumstances

Good people, in particular, religious and spiritual people, often feel baffled about the nature of good and evil. They are unable to reconcile good or superior power with the existence of evil in the world. Some of the devotees would approach Sri Ramakrishna with questions about the nature of God. They would ask him that […]

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Ordinary aspirants can reach the goal

The devotees would often approach Sri Ramakrishna to get their doubts about spiritual life clarified. They would ask him about various types of aspirants, the role of a guru or a spiritual teacher in the life of a sadhaka, etc. In particular, they would express their amazement at the spiritual strength or power of some […]

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