The Biography of Ramakrishna. Ramakrishna Paramahamsa as The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna (Mylapore: Sri Ramakrsna Math, ), Book 1, p. Born in a rural Bengal village in India, Sri Ramakrishna was the fourth of five children . and the Erotic in the Life and Teachings of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa. “Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa born Gadadhar Chattopadhyay was a Hindu religious teacher and an influential figure in the Bengal Renaissance of the.

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Ramakrishna’s proclaimed that jatra jiv tatra Shiv wherever there is a living being, there is Shiva which stemmed from his Advaitic perception of Reality. The Bhairavi on the other hand looked upon Ramakrishna as an avatara, or incarnation of the divine, and was the first person to openly declare that Ramakrishna was an avatara.

After the death of their master, the monastic disciples ramakrihsna by Vivekananda formed a fellowship at a half-ruined house at Baranagar near the river Ganga, with the financial assistance of the householder disciples.

He was walking along the paddy fields and suddenly looked up to find a flock of white cranes flying with dark thunder-clouds as a background. His tryst with Christianity came much later, inwhen a devotee read The Bible to him and he got immersed in the thoughts of Christ.

Ramakrishna described the Parzmahamsa about his spiritual experiences and his seemingly abnormal physical conditions. Ramakrishna left Sarada in December and did not return until May As a priest Ramakrishna performed the ritual ceremonies—the Shodashi Puja the adoration of womanhood —and considered Sarada Devi as the Divine Mother.

There was a guest-house in the Temple-garden. From It come all things of the relative plane, and in It they merge again. Despite initial reservations, Vivekananda became Ramakrishna’s most influential follower, popularizing a modern interpretation of Indian traditions which harmonised Tantra, Yoga and Advaita Vedanta.


Thank you for visiting us! His newly married bride Sri Sri Saradamani Devi was also an illumined soul of the highest order. Sri Ramakrishna used often to come to the temple to see his brother.

His legacy did not end with his death in ; his most prominent disciple Swami Vivekananda carried on his teachings and philosophy to the world through Ramakrishna Mission.

These references are listed below. He was unable to attend to any external duties, he suffered from sleeplessness, and damakrishna sensations throughout his body. By now Ramakrishna had a wide following from all classes and groups.

Ramakrishna Paramhansa : Biography, Life Story, History

He was a key figure in revival of Hinduism in Bengal at a time when intense spiritual crisis was gripping the province leading to predominance of young Bengalis embracing Brahmoism and Christianity. He later said that “I lost all perception of difference between the two in my mind, and threw them both into the Ganges. Most of his prominent disciples came between Subscribe to our Newsletter. University of Chicago Press.

Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa Biography – Life, Facts, Teachings, Contributions

In the course of explaining the word trance in the poem The Excursion by William Wordsworth, Hastie told his students that ramaakrishna they wanted to know the real meaning of it, they should go to Ramakrishna of Dakshineswar. Narasingha Sil[] Jeffrey Kripal[58] and Sudhir Kakar[] analyse Ramakrishna’s mysticism and religious practices using psychoanalysis, [] arguing that his mystical visions, refusal to comply with ritual copulation in Tantra, Madhura Bhavaand criticism of Kamini-Kanchana women and gold reflect homosexuality.

His spiritual energies and attractive personality were combined with a sharp paramahxmsa of humor—often aimed at himself or his disciples followers when the hazards of pride and self-satisfaction seemed impossible to avoid. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ramakrishna Vivekananda.


Journal for the Study of Religions and Paramahamea. Retrieved 4 September New Religions in Global Perspective. Vivekananda established the Ramakrishna orderwhich eventually spread its mission posts throughout the world.

When I jumped up like a madman and seized [a sword], suddenly the blessed Mother revealed herself.

Sri Ramakrishna Biography

Ramakrishna said that for several days he was filled with Christian thoughts and no longer thought of going to the Kali temple. InRamakrishna was initiated into sanyassa by a vedantic ascetic, a wandering monk named Totapuri.

Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Ramakrishna’s ideas were spread to the West by Swami Vivekananda, beginning in as the spokesman for Hinduism at the first Parliament of the World’s Religions at Chicago. Born in a simple Bengali rural family inRamakrishna was as simple yogi. These views were disputed by Swami Atmajnananandawho wrote that Jivanavrttanta had been reprinted nine times in Bengali as of[] and other scholars and psychoanalysts, including Romain Rolland, [73] Alan Roland, [] [] Kelly Aan Raab, [] Somnath Bhattacharyya, [] J.

For other uses, see Ramakrishna disambiguation.

Instead, he began to demonstrate spiritual qualities well beyond his years, which rzmakrishna experiencing intensely joyful experiences, long periods of thought, and spiritual absorption in the sacred holy and traditional Indian plays, especially with the roles of the gods Shiva and Krishna.

In a vision he saw Jesus in his glory. As he told his disciples afterwards, he suddenly saw a Vision of Glory and lost all sense-consciousness. Ramakrishna’s message was welcomed by both the rural and urban if people who did puja to different deities.