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Most of the spiritual seekers try to seek God or the Ultimate Truth in the objective world. They seldom pay attention…

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What is the Way?

Many householder disciples used to visit Sri Ramakrishna and often complain to him about the difficulties in worldly life. They would…

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The Nature of the World

Sri Ramakrishna used to narrate a beautiful parable to explain the true nature of this world. Once, there lived a man…

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True Sign of Renunciation

People, particularly the householders, have a vague idea of what true renunciation is. Tyaga or renunciation demands an extraordinary state of…

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Fruits of Disharmony

We see so much of inter-religious and intra-religious disharmony, misunderstanding and communal tension in the world today. More than 130 years…

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Profound Truths – Not There but Here

Sri Ramakrishna would tell a beautiful story to explain how seekers often search for Truth or ultimate reality in faraway areas…

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Power of Devotion

Sri Ramakrishna would often extol the power of devotion and how the impossible is made possible through that power. To illustrate…

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Heaven and Hell – Sri Ramakrishna’s Parable

Once Narada, the divine sage, committed some transgression. Then, Vishnu, the Lord of Goloka or heaven, cursed him saying that Narada…

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Feigning is Risky – Sri Ramakrishna’s Parable

Quite often people either seriously or even for fun feign about illness, etc.  Sri Ramakrishna would draw the attention of devotees…

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Boundless Faith – Sri Ramakrishna’s parable

Sri Ramakrishna would often explain in glowing terms about the power of faith to his devotees.  To illustrate the idea he…

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