Inspiration : Sri Ramakrishna

If a mirror is covered with dirt, it won't reflect one's face. A man cannot realize his true Self unless his heart is pure. You will find guilelessness wherever God incarnates Himself as man. Nandaghosh, Dasaratha, Vasudeva — all of…

Inspiration : Sri Ramakrishna

The gist of the whole thing is that one must develop passionate yearning for God and practise discrimination and renunciation. Suppose you go to a wealthy man every day, but you seek no favour of him; you simply love to see him. If…

Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

In this world of Maya, whatever work you will take up will be attended with some defect. "सर्वारम्भा हि दोषेण धूमेनाग्निरिवावृताः — All works are covered with defects as fire is with smoke" (Gita, 18.48). Every fire has a chance of…

Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

नमः श्रीयतिराजाय विवेकानन्दसूरये । सच्चित्सुखस्वरूपाय स्वामिने तापहारिणे ॥ Salutation to that king of renouncers and controllers of passions, the sage, Vivekananda, who was of the essence of Sacchidananda, the spiritual perceptor, the…

Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

Life is short, but the soul is immortal and eternal, and one thing being certain, death, let us therefore take up a great ideal and give up our whole life to it. Let this be our determination. Swami Vivekananda (The Future of India,…

Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

FORWARD! We want infinite energy, infinite zeal, infinite courage, and infinite patience, then only will great things be achieved. Swami Vivekananda (Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda, Vol 6, Letter CXV, 1896)   আগে চলো!…

Inspiration : Sri Ma Sarada Devi

प्रकृतिं परमामभयां वरदां नररूपधरां जनतापहराम्। शरणागतसेवकतोषकरीं प्रणमामि परां जननीं जगताम्॥ To the Divine Shakti embodied in human form, the giver of boons and dispeller of fear, who quenches the fire of misery and fills with…

Inspiration: Kalpataru Sri Ramakrishna

আশীর্বাদ করি তোমাদের চৈতন্য হোক May you all be blessed with the spiritual awakening. From  Sri Ramakrishna - the Great Master by Swami Saradananda (pg.no. 889-890) Half of the month of Paush passed away and it was the first…

Inspiration : Sri Ramakrishna

The nearer you come to God, the more you feel peace. Peace, peace, peace — supreme peace! The nearer you come to the Ganges, the more you feel its coolness. You will feel completely soothed when you plunge into the river. Sri…

Inspiration : Sri Ma Sarada Devi

Yes, one can give up desire. That is why one is supposed to practise japa, meditation, and other spiritual practices. If you can give up desire, you will attain unconditional love. Sri Ma Sarada Devi  (Sri Ma to Golap Ma) (Sri…