Excerpted from the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna p.157
The Master Said:
"After the first storm of divine passion is quelled,
one gradually understands that God alone is the Highest Good,
the Eternal Substance, and that all else is transitory.
One cannot grasp this without tapasyA and the company of holy men."
om tat sat
~~~~~~ om shanthi om~~~~~~
This is a reasonably accurate representation of my home shrine, of more than thirty-five years: