Hindu saints

Ramakrishna and His Disciples

Author: Christopher Isherwood

Publisher: London : Methuen

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Category: Hindu saints

Page: 348

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Excerpt: "This is the story of a phenomenon. I will begin by calling him simply that, rather than `holy man', `mystic', or `saint'; all emotive words with mixed associations which may attract some readers, repel others."
Religion

Western Admirers of Ramakrishna and His Disciples

Author: Gopal Stavig

Publisher: Advaita Ashrama

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Category: Religion

Page: 999

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This classic work of research published by Advaita Ashrama, a Publication centre of Ramakrishna Math, Belur Math, India, brings under a single volume around 600 persons inspired by the ideals of Sri Ramakrishna and his disciples. Notable personalities whose connection with the Vedanta Movement in the West is delineated include Aldous Huxley, Arnold Toynbee, Albert Einstein, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Carl Jung, Mark Twain, J D Salinger and Joseph Campbell among others. For the scholars it is a mine of information presented precisely, and for the devotees of Ramakrishna, it is an inspiring account of western admiration for Ramakrishna and his disciples. (Pdf version).
Religion

Ramakrishnananda The Apostle of Sri Ramakrishna to the South

Author: Swami Tapasyananda

Publisher: Sri Ramakrishna Math

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Category: Religion

Page: 288

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This book presents a detailed biographical sketch, a few reminiscences by disciples and devotees, letters, and teachings of Swami Ramakrishnananda, who was a direct disciple of Sri Ramakrishna and who tirelessly worked to spread the Ramakrishna movement in southern India. Authored by Swami Tapasyananda, who was a scholar-monk of great repute and one of vice-presidents of the Ramakrishna Order, the book will help the readers gain a pen-picture of the glorious life and the outstanding personality of the Swami along with his sublime teachings.
Biography & Autobiography

Inspiring Spiritual Leaders Popular Worldwide

Author: Pradeep Pandit

Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

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This Combo Collection (Set of 3 Books) includes All-time Bestseller Books. This anthology contains: The Life and Times of Ramakrishna Parmahamsa The Life and Times of Gautam Buddha The Life and Times of Swami Vivekananda
Religion

Approaching Ramakrishna

Author: Prabuddha Bharata Compilation

Publisher: Advaita Ashrama (A publication branch of Ramakrishna Math, Belur Math)

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Category: Religion

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Sri Ramakrishna is an ocean in whose heart the universe is nestled like an island. Awed by the expanse of infinite depth around, we in the universe constantly try to perceive this personality in our own way. Our perception is unique every time as is the knowledge we obtain thereby. Approaching Ramakrishna becomes our prayer to the supreme reality. Published by Advaita Ashrama, a publication house of Ramakrishna Math, Belur Math, India in commemoration of the 175th Birth Anniversary of Sri Ramakrishna.
Biography & Autobiography

Sri Ramakrishna, the Face of Silence

Author: Swami Nikhilananda

Publisher: SkyLight Paths Publishing

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 329

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"This new edition of two classic spiritual biographies of Sri Ramakrishna offers an intimate portrait of the life of this great teacher. An essential spiritual guide for people of all faiths and backgrounds, it presents a unique look at the deeper spirit within the Ramakrishna legend, and illuminates an important link in the Ramakrishna-Vivekananda movement."--BOOK JACKET.
Biography & Autobiography

The Disciples of Sri Ramakrishna

Author: Swami Gambhirananda

Publisher: Advaita Ashrama (A publication branch of Ramakrishna Math, Belur Math)

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 479

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This is an enlarged edition of our earlier publication, the Apostles of Sri Ramakrishna. The book contains the life and teachings of the sixteen monastic disciples of Sri Ramakrishna. Brief life sketches of some of the lay disciples of Sri Ramakrishna, both men and women, have also been added. Compiled and Edited by Swami Gambhirananda and published by Advaita Ashrama, a publication house of Ramakrishna Math, Belur Math, India, readers will find in this work invaluable guidance and instructions for enriching their spiritual life, as well as plenty of much needed inspiration.
Biography & Autobiography

Kali's Child

Author: Jeffrey J. Kripal

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 421

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Scholar Jeffrey J. Kripal explores the life and teachings of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, a 19th-century Bengali saint who played a major role in the creation of modern Hinduism. The work is now marked by both critical acclaim and cross-cultural controversy. In a substantial new Preface to this second edition, Kripal answers his critics and addresses the controversy.