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Quotes on Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa

Without studying Ramakrishna Paramahamsa first, one can never understand the real import of the Vedas, the Vedanta, of the Bhagavata and the other Puranas. His life is a searchlight of infinite power thrown upon the whole mass of Indian religious thought. He was the living commentary to the Vedas and to their aim. He had lived in one life the whole cycle of national religious existence in India.’ – Swami Vivekananda His [Sri Ramakrishna’s] 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.’ – Mahatma Gandhi This celebration of religious diversity – alongside of toleration and pluralism – remained prominent in India during the nineteenth century, thanks primarily to the great contributions of the Hindu saints Swami Ramakrishna and Vivekananda. Fully to understand and taste the beauty of other faith traditions, it is said, Ramakrishna even engaged in deeds that may have been quite …

Today – March 6, 2011 – is Ramakrishna Jayanti

Today – March 6, 2011 – is observed as Ramakrishna Jayanti. This birthday celebration is based on the Hindu Lunar Calendar, which falls on Phalgun Shukla Paksha Dwitiya. Numerous spiritual programs and discourses are being organized by Ramakrishna mission in India and in several countries around the world on the day. Swami Vivekananda about his Guru Sri RamakrishnaHe looked just like an ordinary man, with nothing remarkable about him. He used the most simple language, and I thought, 'Can this man be a great teacher?'I crept near him and asked him the question which I had been asking others all my life: 'Do you believe in God, sir?' 'Yes.' `How can you?' 'Because I see Him just as I see you here, only in a much more intense sense.'
That impressed me at once. For the first time I found a person who dared to say that he saw God, that religion was a reality, to be felt, to be sensed in an infinitely more intense way than we can sense the world. I began t…

Today in Hindu Calendar – March 6, 2011

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on March 6, 2011 – Today is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya – second day of waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi from 3:08 AM on March 6 to 5:14 AM on March 7. Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi before 3:08 AM on March 6. All time based on India Standard Time.
Falgun Shukla Paksha Dwitiya or second day of falgun month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. Phalgun Shukla Paksha Dvitiya or Second day in Falguna month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir. Rashi or Moon Sign – Meena Rashi Nakshatra – Purvabhadrapada or Puruthathi or Purva Proshtapada Nakshatra till  5:22 AM on March 6, 2011. Afterwards it is Uttrabhadrapad or Uttrittathi or Uttara Proshtapada 22nd day of Maasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. 22nd day of Kumb…

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