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"Holy Mother" painted by Swami Tadatmananda

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Daily Sri Ramakrishna Quote


This is our Daily Sri Ramakrishna Quote:

Excerpted from the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna p.161

Wednesday 3/1/18

The Master Said:

"God cannot be realized without purity of heart.
One receives the grace of God by subduing the passions -
lust, anger, and greed. Then one sees God.
I tried many things in order to conquer lust.

"When I was ten or eleven years old and lived at KAmArpukur,
I first experienced samAdhi. As I was passing through a
paddy-field, I saw something and was overwhelmed.
There are certain characteristics of God-vision.
One sees light, feels joy, and experiences
the upsurge of a great current in one's chest,
like the bursting of a rocket."

Om tat sat

~~~~~~ om shanthi om~~~~~~


This is a reasonably accurate representation of my home shrine, of more than thirty-five years: