Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

Is God to blame for what I myself have done? His mercy is always the same. His sun shines on the wicked and the good alike. His air, His water, His earth give the same chances to the wicked and the good. God is always the same eternal,…

Inspiration : Sri Ramakrishna

Chaitanya was an incarnation of bhakti (love and devotion). He came to teach love of God to mankind. Have love for God and everything else is done for you. Sri Ramakrishna (The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna, 9 December, 1883)…

Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

The fire of Yoga burns the cage of sin that is around a man. Mind becomes purified and Nirvâna is directly obtained. From Yoga comes knowledge; knowledge again helps the Yogi. He who combines in himself both Yoga and knowledge, with him…

Inspiration : Sri Ramakrishna

यस्मादहं त्वशरणो जगदेकगम्य तस्मात्त्वमेव शरणं मम दीनबन्धो ॥ yasmādahaṁ tvaśaraṇo jagadekagamya tasmāttvameva śaraṇaṁ mama dīnabandho ॥ O Thou the only goal of all beings, shelter have I none, therefore Thou art, O friend of the…

Inspiration : Sri Ramakrishna

I see people who talk about religion constantly quarrelling with one another. Hindus, Mussalmans, Brahmos, Saktas, Vaishnavas, Saivas, all quarrel with one another. They haven't the intelligence to understand that He who is called…

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 : Swami Adbhutananda

The main thing in spiritual life is to have love, devotion, and faith in God. He is our relative. He lives in the hearts of all beings. Swami Adbhutananda (Swami Adbhutananda : Teachings and Reminiscences, p. 167 ) আধ্যাত্মিক…

Inspiration : Sri Ramakrishna

What will you gain by merely being intuitively aware of God's existence? A mere vision of God is by no means everything. You have to bring Him into your room. You have to talk to Him. Some have heard of milk, some have seen milk, and…

Inspiration : Swami Brahmananda

Sri Ramakrishna is the avatar of this age, and he is helping every sincere and earnest aspirant. He is waiting for you. Swami Brahmananda (The Eternal Companion, p. 251) শ্রীশ্রীঠাকুর এই যুগের অবতার, এবং তিনি প্রত্যেক আন্তরিক…

Inspiration : Sri Ramakrishna

The effect of karma wears away if one takes refuge in God. I prayed to the Divine Mother with flowers in my hand: 'Here, Mother, take Thy sin; here, take Thy virtue. I don't want either of these; give me only real bhakti. Here,…