Excerpted from the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna p.134
The Master Said:
"Though you reason all your life, unless you are established
in SamAdhi, you cannot go beyond the jurisdiction of Shakti.
Even when you say, 'I am meditating', or 'I am contemplating',
still you are moving in the realm of Shakti, within It's power."
om tat sat
~~~~~~om shanthi om ~~~~~~
This is a reasonably accurate representation of my home shrine, of more than thirty-five years: