Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

We shall have to work, giving up altogether all desire for results. People will call us both good and bad. But we shall have to work like lions, keeping the ideal before us, without caring whether "the wise ones praise or blame us."…

Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

Come what may, I shall not forget my duty, whether the world remains or dissolves — these are the words of a great hero. Swami Vivekananda (Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda, Vol 7, From the Diary of a Disciple, XIX, Belur Math,…

Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

Much has been said of the common ground of religious unity. I am not going just now to venture my own theory. But if any one here hopes that this unity will come by the triumph of any one of the religions and the destruction of the…

Inspiration : Sri Ma Sarada Devi

Once in the course of conversation I said to the Mother: "Mother, the condition of my mind is sometimes so restless that I get scared I might be drowned in maya." The Mother emphatically said: "What do you say, my son? Why will you…

Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

Religion gives you nothing new; it only takes off obstacles and lets you see your Self. Swami Vivekananda (Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda, Vol 7, Inspired Talks : July 21, 1895) ধর্ম তোমায় নূতন কিছুই দেয় না, কেবল…

Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

Religion is above reason, supernatural. Faith is not belief, it is the grasp on the Ultimate, an illumination. First hear, then reason and find out all that reason can give about the Atman; let the flood of reason flow over It, then…

Inspiration : Swami Advaitananda

Swami Advaitananda made strenuous efforts to mould his life according to the life and example of Sri Ramakrishna, and would sometimes express disappointment that he fell so short of the ideal. But this feeling of disappointment indicated…

Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

Don't allow all that worthless nonsense to occupy your mind. Always discriminate between the real and the unreal, and devote yourself heart and soul to the attempt to realise the Atman. There is nothing higher than this knowledge of the…

Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

No great work has been done in the world without sacrifice. Swami Vivekananda (Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda, Vol 7, Conversations and Dialogues, XVIII) জগতের কোনো মহত্‍ কাজ‌ই ত্যাগ ভিন্ন হয়নি | স্বামী বিবেকানন্দ…