A common space for harmonic peacemakers
In this edition of 'Saint' Sketch', we take a look at the great saint from Bengal.
His whole life was literally an uninterrupted contemplation of God. Seekers of God of all religions feel irresistibly drawn to his life and teachings. Through his God-intoxicated life Sri Ramakrishna proved that the revelation of God takes place at all times and that God-realization is not the monopoly of any particular age, country, or people.
In the present-day world, threatened by nuclear war and torn by religious intolerance, Sri Ramakrishna's message of harmony gives us hope and shows the way. May his life and teachings ever inspire us.
The Lord has declared that whenever religion declined and chaos prevailed He would incarnate to protect the good and destroy the wicked and thus reestablish Dharma.
Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa is one of the greatest Avatars (Incarnations) of this Holy land, Bharat (India). The incarnation of the Lord as Sri Ramakrishna took place at at time when India was passing through a phase of decadence. Various other faiths had seeped in and rebellious youths felt much drawn to other cultures and ideas. The teachings of Vedas, the great Maharishis were ridiculed. Worship of images were decried. The common man was thrown into confusion.
Swami Vivekananda, the spiritual successor and the torch bearer of Sri Ramakrishna's teachings, sitting beside his Master, a couple of days before the latter's passing away, thought "Well, now if you can declare that you are God, then only will I believe you are really God Himself."
No sooner had this thought flashed across the Swami's mind than Sri Ramakrishna looked at him and said, "Oh, my Naren, are you still not convinced? He who in the past was born as Rama and Krishna is now living in this very body as Ramakrishna -- but not from the standpoint of your Vedanta (that speaks of every jiva as verily divine) but actually so."
!!! More devotion through e-satsang to follow - Be blessed !!!
Regards & Chant the Mahamantra Nama kirtan:
Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare
Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare
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or listen and chant along with the tune... Sri Sri Muralidhara swamiji's Maha Mantra Keerthanam...