Ram Krishna Paramhans, the spiritual guru who once again enlighten the light of Hinduism in every one’s soul. He was born at Kamarpukur near Calcutta, in Bengal on 18 February, 1836.
Childhood name of Shri Ram Krishna Paramhans was Gadhadhar and right from childhood time he showed wonderful qualities of purity and love for others. He always used to be around saints and preachers in his young age.
At the young age of nineteen, Shri Ram Krishna Paramhans was appointed as priest of the Kali temple at Dakshineshwar. As a priest, he used to decorate the image of divine mother Kali with great devotion and strongly got moved towards the depth of spiritualism. The depth of his spirituality could be well imagined by his eagerness to obtain a vision or divine darshan of the Mother of the universe.
Later he moved towards Vedantic meditation under the guidance of Totapuri, a reputed monk who attained oneness with God after forty years of penance. He amazed his Guru also by his sincere devotion towards the meditation and attainment of his spiritual goal.
Sri Ramakrishna was married to Sarada Devi, who was herself a great soul, later became the Holy Mother, showering her Grace and blessings on the thousands who eagerly flocked to her for solace and comfort.
He preached that all religions are similar and God can be realized through all religions. He knew the basic teachings of all the sects of Hinduism. He himself also practiced different religion styles to attain the divine darshan of Goddess Kali, Prophet Mohammed, Jesus Christ, and Lord Buddha like wise gained direct spiritual experience.
Few of his disciples, Swami Vivekananda, Swami Brahmananda, Swami Shivananda and Swami Saradananda were the one who expanded and spread his mission far and wide.
Sri Ramakrishna’s soul finally departed the world in 1886, after suffering for some time from throat cancer. His teachings, given by means of many stories and parables, are today read by almost every spiritual aspirant treading the path of Yoga. His spiritual impact on India and the world has been tremendous.
Mahatma Gandhiji said in a tribute to this great soul:
"The story of Sri Ramakrishna's life is a story of religion in practice. His life enables us to see God face to face. Sri Ramakrishna was a living image of Godliness. His sayings are not those of a mere learned man but they are pages taken from the book of life."
इस आर्टिकल को हिन्दी में पढ़ने के लिए यहां क्लिक करें