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Read the book – Ramakrishna, His Life and Sayings – in English Online for free

The book titled ‘Ramakrishna, His Life and sayings’, is a collection of the teachings and sayings of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa. The original book is in Bengali and it has been translated into various languages. The English translation of the book by Max Muller in 1898 is currently available in Google books and you can read the entire book online in English at Google books for free. The book is made available at Google Books by Forgotten Books and is part of the Easy Reading series. You can read the book – Ramakrishna, His Life and Sayings – here at Google Books. Below is the embedded format of the book.

Yoga Sutra of Patanjali – Teachings

In the presence of one that is being firmly established in non-violence any hostility ceases. When truthfulness is firmly established in a person, there is accomplishment of actions without effort. When honesty is firmly established, prosperity is obtained. When continence is firmly established, vigor is obtained. When lack of greed is firmly established, the knowledge of the purpose of life is obtained. From purity (both physical and mental), there is non-attachment towards one's own body and the bodies of others. From purity one is capable of mental clarity, cheerfulness, ability to concentrate, control of senses and vision of the Self Unlimited happiness is obtained from contentment. From performing austerities, impurities in the body are removed and the perception of the sense organs becomes strong. By study of spiritual literature, the union with the presiding deity of that topic of study is obtained. Awareness comes from complete surrender to God. Yoga Sutra of Patanjali You may also li…