Sarada Devi Jayanti – Birthday of Holy Mother Sharada Devi

Sarada Devi, the wife of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, is popularly known as Holy Mother and she was integral part of Sri Ramakrishna’s spiritual self. In 2014, the date of Sharada Devi Jayanthi is December 13. This is the 161st birth anniversary of Maa Sarada Devi. Special programs are conducted on the day by Ramakrishna Ashram in India and around the world. Sarada Devi Jayanti is the birthday of Holy Mother Sharada Devi as per traditional Hindu calendar.

Holy Mother was born on December 22, 1853 at Jayrambati in rural West Bengal in India. She was married to Sri Ramakrishna at the age of five. She came to Dakshineswar to live with Sri Ramakrishna at the age of eighteen.
Sarada Devi, after passing away of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, accepted the mantle of his spiritual mission and became the Mother for all his followers.

She passed away on July 20, 1920.

The greatness of Sarada Devi is that living like a common woman doing all the household chores; she could yet lift those who sought her to great spiritual heights.

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