The Importance of Sri Ramakrishna The life and teachings of Sri Ramakrishna have had, and still do have, an enormous impact on spiritual evolution. Even today, people from around the world find inspiration from his example of dedication and take comfort in His universal teachings. In India, Sri Ramakrishna Jayanti is celebrated as one of […]
The Devi Mandir was packed with people on Sunday, May 10th to honor our beautiful Mother Shree Maa on Mother’s Day.
It was a day to demonstrate our love for Her. It was a time to say thank you for the special attention She gives to each of us. It was a time to honor Her as the Universal Mother through puja, and …read more
Ramakrishna: The Nectar of Eternal Bliss, Ch. 1: How Can She Stay Away? Class 2: Ch. 1, p.28 Video 28:13-30:27 Call, oh my mind, with a real cry. If you do, can the Divine Mother, Kali, stay far away? How will She stay far away from a true devotee? How can She stay away […]
Class 20: Ch. 14, p. 296 Ramakrishna: Mother, I am taking refuge in those who take refuge in You. I have taken refuge in your lotus feet. I don’t want any comforts for my body, Mother. I don’t want any respect from society. I don’t need the eight siddhis. Mother, please give me true devotion […]
Class 20: Ch. 14, pp.292-294 M. and Girish (to Ramakrishna): Sir, won’t you sing for us? Ramakrishna (with a beautiful sweet voice began to sing of the divine qualities): Protect the Divine Mother in your heart. May you see Her as I see Her and nobody else. You take away all of my desires […]
Have you have ever wanted to learn more about the great teachers that have impacted us through Shree Maa and Swamiji? Well, wait no longer!
In this series of posts, Swamiji shares his understanding of the life and teachings of each Guru, and includes a heartfelt commentary on how they impacted him personally! The first in the series is Sri Ramakrishna! …read more
Ramakrishna was an ecstatic mystic who experienced deep communion with God. This book is a compilation of satsangs that revolved around Shree Maa and Swamiji’s translations of Mahendra Gupta’s book, “Kathamrita”, which brings Ramakrishna’s world to life.
View this beautiful collection of Ramakrishna photographs put to Shree Maa’s enchanting song “Yuga Avatar”.
We hope you enjoy this devotional offering created in service of the beloved Guru.
Jai Sri Ramakrishna! Jai Gurudeva!…read more
This is a short article quoting Ramakrishna’s advice on how to obtain peace.
“The more you come to God, the more you feel peace. Peace, peace, peace- supreme peace! …read more
Protect the Divine Mother in your heart. May you see her as I see Her and nobody else. You take away all of my desires and my anger and my passion. I am seeing with great deep intensity, and I am keeping that sweet nectar within. Again and again I pray to the Divine Mother. […]
There are many people in this world who claim to be sadhus and saints. In this dark time, how are we to recognize the true teachers from the fakes? When a disciple of Shree Ramakrishna asked, “How can one recognize a true sadhu?” Shree Ramakrishna said, “They are real if they know that God resides […]
In this age of darkness, fear of death has taken over the minds of us all. Ramakrishna and one of his disciples are engaged in a deep conversation regarding death. Ramakrishna says, “Look, God is the ocean of nectar. Don’t you have the desire to dive in and swim in the ocean of eternal bliss? […]
~~OM~~ Keshab Sen went to Ramakrishna and he said, “Thakur, Why don’t you build hospitals and schools, and be a benefactor to society?” And Ramakrishna got mad and He said, “Oh, Hospitals and schools! You’ll always have sick and you’ll always have ignorant. That’s not going to change the course of humanity. Let me realize […]
Shree Maa has said how she has learned everything from her guru, Sri Ramakrishna. “When I was a young child, even from the age of l five years old, I used to help my grandmother in the household chores. One day I was sweeping the floor, and when I had finished cleaning the rooms, I […]
Fried eggplant is one of Sri Ramakrishna – and Shree Maa’s – favorite vegetables. Maa often makes this easy and delectable dish at festival times, such as Kali Puja, Ramakrishna’s birthday, and the Navaratri Annapurna Puja.