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 […]
Ramakrishna: The Nectar of Eternal Bliss, Introduction: Come and See! Class 1: Introduction, p.1 Video 1:06-3:24 Hey, all citizens of the city! Come and see! Come and see! Ramakrishna has taken the form of the tree which grants the fruit of all desire. Come quickly and see! He is standing there giving […]
Tattva Janana Class 2 March 29, 2013 47:40-1:01:00 Q: Since this is Good Friday, can you explain a little bit about the significance of Good Friday? Yes, I can. Just a very little. On Good Friday, it was the end of the Passover, and Jesus went to Jerusalem. And Jesus said, “Let’s purify […]
Get into the Christmas bhavana with this series of three short video clips with Swamiji on the essence of Christmas!
In the first video, Swamiji discusses Christmas as a celebration of Christ – the embodiment of Universal Love. In the next video, Swamiji challenges us to …read more
Adi Shankara, also known as Shankaracharya, is a remarkable Saint who gives a new meaning to the word “efficiency.” He advanced the philosophy of Advaita Vedanta, was a distinguished teacher, developed exceptional disciples, organized the Ten Orders of Sannyasa which are still in existence today, and wrote profound spiritual hymns for all of the deities!
Whether we realize it or not, this great Sage has touched each and every one of us. …read more
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
Mankind has celebrated Jesus’ life for thousands of years. This Easter, let’s remember our goal of living in Christ Consciousness!
Swamiji challenges us in this video to expand our consciousness so that we are in Love all of the time. Watch now! …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
Trailinga Swami was a great embodiment of tapasya. His main teaching was the example of his life – the example of what it is to perform tapasya. Tapasya is any spiritual discipline we perform to move closer to God, to make ourselves more pure and divine. There is a verse from the Rig Veda. It says […]
The following stories represent a treasure chest of spiritual wisdom and inspiration from this great Saint that will be valuable to spiritual seekers from all paths and walks of life.
These stories were told by Shree Maa in Bengali and then translated into English by Swami Satyananda Saraswati. We hope you enjoy them.
On January 22nd we will celebrate the Maha Samadhi of Trailinga Swami, a great yogi and an important figure in the Devi Mandir tradition. To honor the birth of such a great soul into the world, we will be publishing a series of Trailinga Swami stories, told by Shree Maa in Bengali and translated into […]
Often on our spiritual journey, we hear the instructions, “Just give up all of your desires; give up all of your attachments.” If you have ever attempted to do this, you have quickly realized this is easier said than done. Yes, it looks good on paper, but how do we actually do this? Renunciation requires […]