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Hinduism in support of diversity of religions

I recently read this in the book “Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna”, which contains recordings of conversations with Sri Ramakrishna, the Guru of Swami Vivekananda. This gives the Hindu point of view, which can be seen in all the teaching of … Continue reading

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Five commandments of Sri Ramakrishna

During the second visit of Sri. M, the author of the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna (Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita), in reply to M’s question, Sri Ramakrishna gave five instructions to be followed by spiritual aspirants. M. (humbly): “How, sir, may we … Continue reading

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Sri Ramakrishna

Today is Sri Ramakrishna’s Jayanti. It was the time when Indian tradition, culture, civilization, values, etc. were being challenged by Western education and ideas. India had been at the top of the Human Civilization – economically, scientifically, technologically, philosophically, socially, … Continue reading

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Conch and Discus (Shankha and Cakra)

(An edited version of this article was published in the November 2017 issue of Vedanta Kesari, the monthly magazine published from Ramakrishna Math, Chennai.) Here is an imaginary conversation between a visitor and a devotee of Ramakrishna Math, Ulsoor, Bangalore. … Continue reading

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Why Religion?

There is a lot of debate on various questions related to religion. What is religion? Why does man need religion? Can a person be religious and scientific? Why does man need several religions? Do all the religions lead to the … Continue reading

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