Ramakrishna - Quotes

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When the flower blooms, the bees come uninvited.

When the flower blooms, the bees come uninvited.

God can be realized through all paths. All religions are true. The important thing is to reach the roof. You can reach it by stone stairs or by wooden stairs or by bamboo steps or by a rope. You can also climb up by a bamboo pole. ---->>>

To work without attachment is to work without the expectation of reward or fear of any punishment in this world or the next. Work so done is a means to the end, and God is the end.

To work without attachment is to work without the expectation of reward or fear of any punishment in this world or the next. Work so done is a means to the end, and God is the end.

It is easy to talk on religion, but difficult to practice it.

It is easy to talk on religion, but difficult to practice it.

When one has love for God, one doesn't feel any physical attraction to wife, children, relatives and friends. One retains only compassion for them.

When one has love for God, one doesn't feel any physical attraction to wife, children, relatives and friends. One retains only compassion for them.

If you want to go east, don't go west. ---->>>

More are the names of God and infinite are the forms through which He may be approached. In whatever name and form you worship Him, through them you will realise Him. ---->>>

Travel in all the four quarters of the earth, yet you will find nothing anywhere. Whatever there is, is only here.

Travel in all the four quarters of the earth, yet you will find nothing anywhere. Whatever there is, is only here.

Pray to God that your attachment to such transitory things as wealth, name, and creature comforts may become less and less every day. ---->>>

If you first fortify yourself with the true knowledge of the Universal Self, and then live in the midst of wealth and worldliness, surely they will in no way affect you.

If you first fortify yourself with the true knowledge of the Universal Self, and then live in the midst of wealth and worldliness, surely they will in no way affect you.

Bondage is of the mind; freedom too is of the mind. If you say 'I am a free soul. I am a son of God who can bind me' free you shall be. ---->>>

One must be very particular about telling the truth. Through truth one can realize God.

One must be very particular about telling the truth. Through truth one can realize God.

If you must be mad, be it not for the things of the world. Be mad with the love of God.

If you must be mad, be it not for the things of the world. Be mad with the love of God.

Through selfless work, love of God grows in the heart. Then through his grace one realize him in course of time. God can be seen. One can talk to him as I am talking to you. ---->>>

God is in all men, but all men are not in God; that is why we suffer. ---->>>

If you desire to be pure, have firm faith, and slowly go on with your devotional practices without wasting your energy in useless scriptural discussions and arguments. Your little brain will otherwise be muddled.

If you desire to be pure, have firm faith, and slowly go on with your devotional practices without wasting your energy in useless scriptural discussions and arguments. Your little brain will otherwise be muddled.

The world is indeed a mixture of truth and make-believe. Discard the make-believe and take the truth. ---->>>

God is everywhere but He is most manifest in man. So serve man as God. That is as good as worshipping God. ---->>>

Longing is like the rosy dawn. After the dawn out comes the sun. Longing is followed by the vision of God. ---->>>

Many good sayings are to be found in holy books, but merely reading them will not make one religious.

Many good sayings are to be found in holy books, but merely reading them will not make one religious.

Unless one always speaks the truth, one cannot find God Who is the soul of truth. ---->>>

Disease is the tax which the soul pays for the body, as the tenant pays house-rent for the use of the house. ---->>>

When the divine vision is attained, all appear equal; and there remains no distinction of good and bad, or of high and low. ---->>>

A man is truly free, even here in this embodied state, if he knows that God is the true agent and he by himself is powerless to do anything. ---->>>

Many are the names of God and infinite the forms through which He may be approached.

Many are the names of God and infinite the forms through which He may be approached.

The fabled musk deer searches the world over for the source of the scent which comes from itself. ---->>>

Work, apart from devotion or love of God, is helpless and cannot stand alone.

Work, apart from devotion or love of God, is helpless and cannot stand alone.

The physicians of one class feel the patients and go away, merely prescribing medicine. As they leave the room they simply ask the patient to take the medicine. They are the poorest class of physicians.

The physicians of one class feel the patients and go away, merely prescribing medicine. As they leave the room they simply ask the patient to take the medicine. They are the poorest class of physicians.

Unalloyed love of God is the essential thing. All else is unreal. ---->>>

Through love one acquires renunciation and discrimination naturally. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Indian
Born: February 18, 1836
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Die: August 16, 1886
Occupation: Leader
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Ramakrishna Paramahamsa (Bengali: রামকৃষ্ণ পরমহংস) Ramkṛiṣṇo Pôromôhongśo ; 18 February 1836 – 16 August 1886), born Gadadhar Chatterjee or Gadadhar Chattopadhyay (Bengali: [Gôdadhor Chôṭṭopaddhae]), was an Indian mystic and yogi during the 19th-century. Ramakrishna was given to spiritual ecstacies from a young age, and was influenced by several religious traditions, including devotion toward the goddess Kali, Tantra, Vaishnava bhakti, and Advaita Vedanta (wikipedia)