SRI RAMAKRISHNA PARAMHANSA -A SHORT BIOGRAPHY – Sri Ramakrishna [ ] was born in the village of Kamarpukur, 70 miles. Born in a rural Bengal village in India, Sri Ramakrishna was the fourth of five children . and the Erotic in the Life and Teachings of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa. Ramakrishna Paramhansa was one of the leading Hindu spiritual leaders in 19th century Bengal, nay entire India, Ramakrishna Paramhansa was born as.

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Ramakrishna experienced a deep form of trance nirvikalpa samadhi under the guidance of this teacher. Gadadhar, as Ramakrishna was known in his early days, was an extremely popular figure in his village. Jacksonp. Ramakrishna reportedly had a vision of the goddess Kali as the universal Mother, which he described as ” After Ramkumar’s death Ramakrishna became more contemplative.

Ramakrishna’s primary biographers describe him as talkative. His tryst with Christianity came much later, inwhen a devotee read The Bible to him and he got immersed in the thoughts of Christ. He eventually established the Vedanta Society to spread the universal truths of Hindu philosophy in America and in India he founded the Ramakrishna Mission—a monastic society that promotes Ramakrishna’s ideas of religious pluralism and carries out social service.

Following Keshab, other Brahmos such as Vijaykrishna Goswami started to admire Ramakrishna, propagate his ideals and reorient their socio-religious outlook. At night, he would go into a nearby jungle and spend the entire night meditating on God, without any consciousness of even his clothes falling off.


Ramakrishna was 23 at this point, but the age difference was typical for 19th century rural Bengal. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. World mission By now Ramakrishna had a wide following from all classes and groups.


Ramakrishna had an extraordinary style of preaching and instructing, convincing even the most skeptical biograph. Ramakrishna’s father died inafter which the responsibilities of the family were handled by his elder brother Ramkumar. Ramakrishna was born as the fourth and last child to his parents. Ramakrishna was 23 at this point, but the age difference was typical for 19th century rural Bengal.

Religious Practices and Teachers. This state can be described as complete absorption of the soul into the divine ocean of consciousness. Totapuri first guided Ramakrishna through the rites of sannyasa—renunciation of all ties to the world.

After the marriage, Sarada stayed at Jayrambati and joined Ramakrishna in Dakshineswar at the age ramakrishn Philosopher Lex Hixon writes that the Gospel is “spiritually authentic” and a “powerful rendering of the Kathamrita “.

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He had also met Swami Dayananda. Mysticism and Child Development. In her there was no guile. Ramakrishna used rustic colloquial Bengali in his conversations.


Ramakrishna Paramahamsa: Life and Work

After his marriage Sri Ramakrishna returned to the temple-garden at Dakshineswar. Those who followed the Vedic prescription of religious universalism summed up in the phrase “There is but one Truth, but sages call it by different names” noted that Ramakrishna practiced the rituals of many religions, and found that they all brought him to the same divine reality in the end.

Ramakrishna, along with his nephew Hriday, became assistants to Ramkumar, with Ramakrishna given the task of decorating the deity. After the departure of Totapuri, Ramakrishna reportedly remained for six months in a state of absolute contemplation. Regarding Ramakrishna’s treatment of her, Sarada Devi said, “I was married to a husband who never addressed me as ‘tui.

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During the last decade of his life, one of the most important events paramahamaa the conversion of his disciple Vivekananda —who was destined to organize and promote Ramakrishna’s teachings throughout India, Europe, and the United States.

A small group of women disciples including Gauri Ma and Yogin Ma.

Ramakrishna’s proclaimed that jatra jiv tatra Shiv wherever there is a living being, there is Shiva which stemmed from his Advaitic perception of Reality. Above all, Paramahamaa had a “grass-roots” appeal equaled by few others in any religious tradition, marked by his love of all men and his enthusiasm for all forms of spirituality. This is illustrated by Ramakrishna describing God as a mother who cooks fish differently for her children according to their tastes, temperaments, and their ability to digest different types of foods.

Even though he had a band of dedicated renunciates, he never asked householders to renounce their family life.

Modern Religious Movements in India. Ramakrishna is considered an important figure in the Bengali Renaissance of 19th—20th century. University of Chicago Press. Vedanta for the Western World: Sarada Devi was fourteen while Ramakrishna was thirty-two.