By Swami Nikhilananda, Aldous Huxley
The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna as translated through Swami Nikhilananda deals the reader a penetrating view into the non secular knowledge of India. as a result of his deep mystical stories and relentless absorption in God, Sri Ramakrishna (1836 - 1886) is considered being of the stature of Krishna, Buddha, and Christ. The Gospel is the checklist of Sri Ramakrishna's conversations, that are special of their breadth and intensity. Profound non secular truths are defined in uncomplicated phrases and vibrant tales, revealing the divinity of guy and the non secular beginning of the universe. This quantity is a mine of notion, knowledge, theology, and metaphysics.
This 1106 web page quantity includes an creation (70 pages) via Swami Nikhilananda that narrates the most occasions of Sri Ramakrishna's lifestyles and in short sketches the folks and the doctrines linked to him. additionally, comprises 26 photos, a close word list, and an index.
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Mathur Babu procured all these things for me. I wore the gold-embroidered robe and said to myself after a while, 'Mind! ' Then I took it off and threw it away. I couldn't stand the robe any more. Again I said to myself, 'Mind! " It was almost dusk. The Master and M. stood talking alone near the door on the southeast verandah. ): "The mind of the yogi is always fixed on God, always absorbed in the Self. You can recognize such a man by merely looking at him. His eyes are wide open, with an aimless look, like the eyes of the mother bird hatching her eggs.
Then it is great fun. God has created the world in play, as it were. This is called Mahamaya, the Great Illusion. Therefore one must take refuge in the Divine Mother, the Cosmic Power Itself. It is She who has bound us with the shackles of illusion. " Worship of the Divine Mother The Master continued: "One must propitiate the Divine Mother, the Primal Energy, in order to obtain God's grace. God Himself is Mahamaya, who deludes the world with Her illusion and conjures up the magic of creation, preservation, and destruction.
Living beings, the universe, mind, intelligence, love, renunciation, knowledge – all these are the manifestations of His power. (With a laugh) If an aristocrat has neither house nor property, or if he has been forced to sell them, one doesn't call him an aristocrat any more. ) God is endowed with the six supernatural powers. If He were not who would obey Him? ) Different manifestations of God's power "Just see how picturesque this universe is! How many things there are! The sun, moon, and stars; and how many varieties of living beings!