Excerpted from the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna p.138
The Master Said:
"Bondage is of the mind, and freedom is also of the mind.
A man is free if he constantly thinks: 'I am a free soul.
How can I be bound, whether I live in the world or in the forest?
I am a child of God, the King of Kings. Who can bind me?"
om tat sat
~~~~~~om shanthi om ~~~~~~
This is a reasonably accurate representation of my home shrine, of more than thirty-five years: