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Beyond knowledge and ignorance

Sri Ramakrishna would often explain to his devotees the true nature of God. He would say that God is beyond both…

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When fear gives way to compassion

Sri Ramakrishna would present before his devotees different facets of God during his conversations. Once he was talking to them about…

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Devotion must be single-minded

Sri Ramakrishna would often extol before his devotees the power of single-minded devotion. To illustrate the nature of such devotees he…

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Know the power of samskaras

Sri Ramakrishna would often advise his devotees to be aware of the power of samskaras. Such awareness would help them understand…

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A teacher must be established in tyaga

Sri Ramakrishna would often say that a teacher has to set very high standards if he has to command the respect…

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Love should be void of expectations

Sri Ramakrishna used to explain the true nature of the highest love through an incident from the Mahabharata. Once, Arjuna became…

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Plan carefully for spiritual journey

Sri Ramakrishna, while discussing about spiritual life with the devotees, would often enlighten them about experiences as one advances in spiritual…

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Interview with Swami Shantatmanandaji

Swami Shantatmananda, Secretary, New Delhi is in conversation with four teachers of the Vivekananda School, Anand Vihar, New Delhi discussing various aspects of…

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Swami Shantatmananda – Prity Mitra Memorial Oration

Swami Shantatmananda, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission, New Delhi was invited by the National Rural Healthcare Programme to deliver the annual Priti Mitra Memorial Oration on 16th…

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Swami Shantatmananda – Speech at Jamshedpur Youth Convention

Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Society, Jamshedpur organized a two day Regional Level Youth Convention on 19th and 20th January 2013. Swami Shantatmananda…

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