Excerpted from the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna p.234
The Master Said:
"But you must remember, unless one is guileless and broad-minded,
one cannot have such faith. Bony people, the hollow-eyed,
the cross-eyed - people with physical traits like those cannot easily acquire faith.
What can a man do if there are evil omens on all sides?"
om tat sat
~~~~~~~om shanthi om~~~~~~~~
This is a reasonably accurate representation of my home shrine, of more than thirty-five years: