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Intense effort is needed for sadhana
18/01/2015

Devotees would often come to Sri Ramakrishna wishing to learn and discuss about scriptures. Sri Ramakrishna would encourage them. But when…

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God alone is real
11/01/2015

Different schools of philosophy have expressed different views about God and creation. While the schools owning allegiance to dwaita philosophy clearly…

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Be focused to attain your goals
21/12/2014

Sri Ramakrishna would often advise his devotees about the need to be extremely alert and awake in spiritual life. He would…

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Good karma helps spiritual striving
07/12/2014

Devotees would often confess to Sri Ramakrishna their inability to get over their un-spiritual nature in spite of their best efforts….

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Cultivate the right attitude
30/11/2014

Devotees would often express to Sri Ramakrishna the woes of a householder’s life. They would lament that they faced innumerable problems…

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Company of the holy helps in quest
23/11/2014

Devotees would often come to Sri Ramakrishna and discuss about the struggles in spiritual life. They would also lament about the…

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Time to stop being vainglorious
18/11/2014

Sri Ramakrishna would often warn his devotees about the dangers of vainglory. He would caution them that paying too much attention…

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Keep your mind focused
11/11/2014

Many devotees would approach Sri Ramakrishna and unburden their hearts to him. They would narrate in great detail their tales of…

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God assists those who have faith
02/11/2014

Sri Ramakrishna was famous for his concept of religious harmony. He would say Yato Mat Tato Path, i.e. as many faiths,…

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For a spiritual life, tame your desires
27/10/2014

Sri Ramakrishna would often warn his devotees about succumbing to temptations. He would say, luxury often creeps in imperceptibly into our…

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