Prayer to Divine Mother

मुञ्चन्तु मां न परमे शुभदृष्टयस्ते ॥ O Mother Supreme! May Thy gracious face never be turned away from me. (Amba Stotram by Swami Vivekananda) মুঞ্চন্তু মাং ন পরমে শুভদৃষ্টয়স্তে || হে মহাদেবি, তোমার শুভদৃষ্টিসমূহ আমাকে যেন…

Inspiration : Sri Ramakrishna

"The one essential thing is bhakti, loving devotion to God. A man should practise sadhana and pray to God with a longing heart for love of His Lotus Feet. He should direct his mind to God alone, withdrawing it from the various objects…

Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

The Mother's child shall be a hero, a Mahâvira. In unhappiness, sorrow, death, and desolation, the Mother's child shall always remain fearless. Swami Vivekananda Complete Works, Vol 7, From the Diary of a Disciple - XX  (Belur Math,…

Inspiration : Sri Ma Sarada Devi

पद्मासनस्थिते देवि परब्रह्मस्वरूपिणि । परमेशि जगन्मातर्महालक्ष्मीर्नमोऽस्तु ते ॥ Salutations to Goddess Mahalakshmi, who has the seat of Lotus, who is the personification of the ultimate truth, Goddess of all, and who is the Mother…

Inspiration : Ma Durga

देवि प्रपन्नार्तिहरे प्रसीद प्रसीद मातर्जगतोऽखिलस्य । प्रसीद विश्वेश्वरि पाहि विश्वं त्वमीश्वरी देवि चराचरस्य ॥ इन्द्रादिकृतदेवीस्तुति, श्रीश्रीदुर्गासप्तशती / श्रीश्रीचण्डी O Devi ! Thou art the remover of the sufferings of thy…

Inspiration : Swami Akhandananda

"My Lord is verily present in my heart and He will be there forever. My Lord is not on the top of any hill or in the blue sky. My Lord is my Self and is in all living beings. I can hear that God existing in all beings constantly saying…

Inspiration : Swami Abhedananda

If a person upholds the truth, he encounters more obstacles; but one should never give up the truth. One should hold it with might and main. Swami Abhedananda  যদি কোনও ব্যক্তি সত্যকে সমর্থন করে তবে সে আরও বাধার মুখোমুখি…

Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

Eka eva suhṛd dharmo nidhane’pi anuyāti yaḥ. Virtue is the only friend that follows us even beyond the grave. Everything else ends with death. Swami Vivekananda's inscription in the photo, Chicago, 23 September 1893 एक एव…

Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

By education I do not mean the present system, but something in the line of positive teaching. Mere book-learning won't do. We want that education by which character is formed, strength of mind is increased, the intellect is expanded,…