The story of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahansa's life is a story of religion in practice. His life enables us to see God face to face. No one can read the story of his life without being convinced that God alone is real and that all else is an illusion.
Sri Ramakrishna was a living embodiment of godliness. His sayings are not those of a mere learned man but they are pages from the Book of life. They are revelations of his own experience. They, therefore, leave on the reader an impression which he cannot resist. In this age of scepticism Sri Ramakrishna presents an example of a bright and living faith which gives solace to thousands of men and women who would otherwise have remained without spiritual light. READ MORE
Sri Saradadevi known as the Holi Mother was born on 22 December 1853 in a poor Brahmin family in Jayrambati, a village adjoining Kamarpukur in West Bengal. She was devoted to God in her childhood days itself. At the age of six, she was married to Sri Ramakrishna according to the custom prevalent in India in those days. However, after the event, she continued to live with her parents, while Sri Ramakrishna lived a God-intoxicated life at Dakshineshwar.
At the age of eighteen she walked all the way to Dakshineshwar to meet her husband. They led absolutely pure lives, and Sarada Devi served Sri Ramakrishna READ MORE
Swami Vivekananda, his earlier name was Narendranatha Dutta was born on 12th january 1863, the auspicious day of Makarasankranthi. His father, Viswanatha Dutta was a lawyer. Mother Bhuvaneshwari Devi considered her son as a gift of the Lord Shiva. From the childhood days itself he has a deep desire to help others.
As Naren grew, his sharp intellect and spirit of inquiry began to raise many doubts about the existence of God. The meeting with Sree Ramakrishna changed Naren's life. He felt deeply drawn to Sri Ramakrishna. He became chief disciple of Sri Ramakrishna. READ MORE