Sri Ramakrishna: Life, Teachings, and Reminiscences
A date-wise compilation of three hundred and sixty six selected sayings of Sri Ramakrishna. One-a day quote for the whole year.More info →
An English translation of Sri Sri Ramakrishna Punthi, a biography of Sri Ramakrishna written in 1895 in the Bengali language. Originally a long poem of over 600 pages written in the style of Indian epics, it is a work of fervent devotion filled with vivid descriptions of the events of the Master's life. Like the original, the present book is divided into five parts and contains ninety-one chapters.More info →
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A full biography of Ramakrishna including the Master's childhood, upbringing, spiritual striving, coming of his disciples and devotees, training of his disciples and his passing away.
This biography was written for the West by one of England's most talented authors. The writing is beautiful in itself, but the story of a most unusual man with unheard of spiritual yearning is what this book is really about.
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A collection of forty-five reminiscences by persons who knew Sri Ramakrishna (1836-1886), showing vividly how the holy man lived daily the spiritual message he taught, and how he excelled in opening a path for God into the human heart. This revised edition has new reminiscences by Swami Yogananda, Swami Subodhananda, Ramendra Sundar Bhattacharya, Narayan Chandra Ghosh, and Trailokya Nath Dev, as well as additional information in Ramlal Chattopadhyay’s chapter. These new, eyewitness accounts are not found in Sri Ramakrishna and His Divine Play or The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna. Reminiscences are divided into three sections: (1) Relatives and monastic disciples, (2) Householder disciples and devotees, and (3) Brahmo devotees and admirers.
Edited and translated by Swami Chetanananda.More info →
The importance of this book is that it was the first book on Sri Ramakrishna and his teachings written by a Western author of the eminence of Prof. Max Mueller, a contemporary and admirer of Sri Ramakrishna, a great lover of India and a renowned Orientologist. The sayings were collected by the professor with the help of several of the Master's disciples including Vivekananda, and other contemporaries of Ramakrishna.More info →
Taken from many sources, this is an exhaustive collection of the Master's sayings arranged under various subjects. The book is divided into four sections: Man and the World, The Ascent of Man, Man and the Divine, Maxims and Parables. It also includes a brief biography of Sri Ramakrishna in the introduction, and an index at the end. Published by Ramakrishna Math, Chennai.More info →
A concise lifestory of Sri Ramakrishna brought out to meet the request of a short biography of the Master. The material is taken mostly from the Life of Sri Ramakrishna published by Advaita Ashrama https://sfvedanta.org/books/life-of-sri-ramakrishna/. A few sayings of the Master are also included at the end.More info →
Material in this book forms the preface to the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna published in 1942. It contains a short biography of the Master based mainly upon the Life of Sri Ramakrishna published by Advaita Ashrama https://sfvedanta.org/books/life-of-sri-ramakrishna/
Also included in this book are short explanations of several systems of Indian religious thought associated with Sri Ramakrishna's spiritual disciplines and experiences. The last part of the book, entitled 'After the Passing Away', gives a picture of the daily life of Sri Ramakrishna's disciples after his death and reveals the ascetic background of the Ramakrishna Mission.More info →