Excerpted from the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna p.178
The Master Said:
"The universe and its created beings, and the twenty-four
cosmic principles, all exist because God exists.
Nothing remains if God is eliminated.
The number increases if you put many zeros after the figure one;
but the zeros don't have any value if the one is not there."
om tat sat
~~~~~~ om shanthi om~~~~~~
This is a reasonably accurate representation of my home shrine, of more than thirty-five years: