Excerpted from the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna p.162
The Master Said:
"God is realized by following the path of truth.
One should always chant His name.
Even while one is performing one's duties,
the mind should be left with God.
Suppose I have a carbuncle on my back.
I perform my duties,
but the mind is drawn to the carbuncle."
om tat sat
~~~~~~ om shanthi om~~~~~~
This is a reasonably accurate representation of my home shrine, of more than thirty-five years: