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Are there any Baul songs on Sarada Devi and Sri Ramakrishna?

Jai Sri Sri Sarada Ramakrsna ki jai! Are there any explicitly Sarada and Ramakrsna worship baul songs? Ramakrsna said He would return with Sarada Devi as a baul. Does anyone know of any Baul songs of ...
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Verification of Claims of being an incarnation

Let's get it straight, I ask for the views of the wise people here about Anukul Chandra. His devotees are somewhat hellbent on declaring him as the supreme, purushottomo. A few claims are listed below ...
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Agama prescribes that the dead bodies of Sannyasis should be buried. Then, why are the dead bodies of monks of the Ramakrishna Mission cremated?

Mahanirbana Tantra categorically says that The corpse of an ascetic should on no account be cremated. It should be worshipped with scents and flowers, and then either buried or sunk into water. - ...
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Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Thakur's Opinions

Is there any evidence that shows that Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Thakur (founder of Gauriya Mat) was critical/not critical of Ramkrishna Paramhamsa, Omkaranath Thakur, and Prabupad Bijoy Krishna ...
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Are Sikh gurus the incarnations of Janaka?

I found the following interesting line while reading The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna by Swami Nikhilananda Sri Ramakrishna accepted the divinity of Buddha and used to point out the similarity of his ...
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Split in Ramakrsna Mission history

Jai Sri Sri Sarada Ramakrsna ki jai! Why did a split occur between Ganendra brahmachari & Sw Nirmalananda from the others as described by Sw. Gambhirananda's "History of the Ramakrishna Math ...
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Masters/Gurus Dying Of Cancer?

Another thing I’ve found perplexing, thought I will ask, I’ve searched this on here many times. Ramana Maharshi & RamaKrishna and several other masters and guru died by cancer. If they were so ...
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Can i wear shri ram locket?

Can i wear shri ram locket? Do i need to remove it while going to washroom? I haven't bought it yet but thinking about it but this thought was again and agaun coming to my mind. So kindly suggest.
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Source of predictions made by Swami Vivekananda

In this video, a monk of Ramakrishna Order says Swami Vivekananda has made four successful predictions. That Europe will descend into chaos hinting at World Wars. Proletariat revolution from China ...
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Is this true that Sri Ramakrishna predicted that in future, he will be worshipped in every household?

One monk from Ramakrishna Mission came to our village. In his lecture, he said that Sri Ramakrishna predicted that one day he will be worshipped in every household in this world. Is it true? Is there ...
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What did Ramakrishna say about Lokas?

Vedic Hindu cosmology defines various different lokas(worlds) within countless universes where Atma takes birth as different creatures depending on previous Karma. I want to know about Ramakrishna's ...
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Jato Mat Tato Pat, but what about reincarnation?

Namaskar, Bhagawan Shree Ramakrishna Paramahamsa is known to have said Jato Mat Tato Pat, means As my religions so many paths. The Ramakrishna mission considers Jesus as a manifestation of divine and ...
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What is the description and attribute of Maa Kali?

It is well known fact that Ramakrishna Paramahams saw and talked with mother Kali. She use to pamper him like a child and sometimes he use to feed prasadam to her. I suspect, if we are lucky enough to ...
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What were the views of different saints on ramakrishna paramhamsa and vivekananda

Did any traditional saint considered ramakrishna paramhamsa and swami vivekananda as self realized beings?
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From where can I get english translation of Sri Ramakrishna Paramhamsadever Jivanvrttanta by Ram Chandra Datta?

Sri Ramakrishna Paramhamsadever Jivanvrttanta, written by Ram Chandra Datta is regarded as the first biography of Ramakrishna. It goes into great detail about the sadhanas done by Ramakrishna. I want ...
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Why did Ramakrishna go against the Vedas?

The notion that all paths lead to the same destination is quite a new development in Hinduism. Ancient Acharyas belonging to different sects never claimed so. On the contrary, they debated a lot to ...
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Theological determinism

Jai Sri Ramakrsna! How do we change our ways under theological determinism? If we are determined to carry out actions as part of our nature, how can we desire a change, even? If someone says to pray ...
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Why does Ramakrishna Mission perform Jesus puja on Christmas?

Watch this video. You can clearly see a monk of Ramakrishna order is performing the Hindu Ritual Puja. But instead of any Hindu deity, there is an image of Jesus. This 2018 video is from the ...
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How do Ramakrsna bhaktas feel about the Mutt & Mission today?

JSRK! This question is open to anyone, of course, but specifically to those Ramakrsna bhaktas who were old enough at the time of the issue from 1980 to 1995 wherein the Mission disassociated with ...
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Why does Ramakrishna say God need the help of vedas to create preserve, and destroy?

The whole body of supersensuous truths, having no beginning or end, and called by the name of the Vedas, is ever-existent. The Creator Himself is creating, preserving, and destroying the universe with ...
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Has Sri Ramakrishna reincarnated?

Sri Ramakrishna said that he will be born again after 100 years*. He died in 1886. So if he kept his promise, he is with us again! Now, he should be 35 years old. Does anybody know his whereabouts? ...
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Is there any scriptural support for Ramakrishna's avatarhood?

Sri Ramakrishna mission and the devotees claim that Sri Ramakrishna was an Avatar. Even Sri Ramakrishna declared that he was an Avatar. However, Puranas mentioned only 10 avatars of Vishnu. The only ...
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How much scripture did Ramakrishna Paramahamsa know and what were his scripture-sources?

A fully realized being, Ramakrishna preached Advaita in his own words, but he would also relate stories of Rama,Ravana, Krishna and so on. What were the scriptures he read?
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Shri Ramakrishna was from which school of thought?

Ramakrishna was a great Sage. So which school of thought did he belong or followed.
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Did Ramakrishna really follow other religions or was it a later addition in his biographies? [closed]

For thise who don't know, Ramakrishna is said to have followed christianity and islam for some time. He even said to have eat beef during his time as muslim which I discussed here in my question,Did ...
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Where can I find Hindi translation of Gospel of Ramakrishna known as Ramakrishna Vachanamrita?

It would be helpful if I can get pdf of the same. They are available online but I can't find all parts. Thanks!
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About Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and Kaali Maa

Did anywhere history record that, Kaali maa appeared in front of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa? Whats the significance of the picture,image we see in net, where Kaali Maa appeared before Paramahamsa. is it ...
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Did Ramakrishna eat cow's meat during his time as a muslim?

Srila Prabhupada during a conversation about sakhibekhi(one of thirteen apasampradayas) mentions about Ramakrishna which can be read here Hari-sauri: Oh, he became a woman sometimes. Prabhupada: Yes, ...
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Did Ramakrishna ever follow any Shaiva sadhna?

Ramakrishna followed various paths of Hinduism.I read somewhere that he was born in a Vaishnava family who had Kula Deva as Lord Rama. It is well known that he followed Shaktism by worshipping Kali . ...
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According to Advaita, if everything is unreal or “in me” then why make an effort to help others?

Sanakaracharya inspite of being an enlightened being went about refuting other paths to enlightenment. Swami Vivekananda, Ramakrishna set up organisations like Ramakrishna mission, etc. to spread the ...
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Is Swami Vivekananda a Jivan Mukta according to the following?

Is it true that Swami Vivekananda was a Jivan Mukta? I am asking the answer from anyone of the three sources: words of Vivekananda, words of his guru RamaKrishna paramahamsa and (prophecy by) ...
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Do all followers of Ramakrishna Order take Puranic stories allegorically?

This answer says: All these Puranic stories are taken from the book 'Hindu Gods and Goddesses' by Swami Harshananda. Swami Harshananda of the Ramakrishna Order is an Advaitist and does not take the ...
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Are there any Unitarian Universalist-like sects in Hinduism?

Wikipedia defines it as: Unitarian Universalism (UU) is a liberal religion characterized by a "free and responsible search for truth and meaning". Unitarian Universalists assert no creed, but ...
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Why are Hindu deities not actively worshipped in Ramakrishna Mission centers? [closed]

Ramakrishna Mission is a organization founded by Swami Vivekananda. In their centers they only have,what they call "Holy Trio"( Ramakrishna-Sarda-Vivekananda) but not any Hindu deities. Sure, they DO ...
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Did Ramakrishna ever meet Dayanand Saraswati?

I read somewhere(maybe Ramakrishna Kathamrta) that Ramakrishna had a meeting with Dayanand Saraswati(founder of Arya Samaj). Is it true? If so what topics were discussed between then and what ...
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Scriptural basis for Ramakrishna's claim about 'inner nerve of memory' (medhā nāḍī)

In The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna / Volume 1 / Rules for Householders and Monks, Ramakrishna Paramahansa makes the following claim. MAHIMA: Sir, why does a man become deluded by worldly ...
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Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa's death

In the book 'Sri Sarada Devi - Holy Mother' there are references in quite a few places of the Holy Mother preparing betel rolls for The Master, also we know that Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa died of ...
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Where can I find Sahasranama Stotrams of Sri RamaKrishna, Shirdi Sai and Satya Sai Baba?

We have three major avatars in Kali yuga till now. Sri RamaKrishna paramahans, Sri Shirdi Sai and Sri Satya Sai baba. Where can I get their sahasranama stotrams? In addition to Sanskrit an English ...
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Can someone explain this Mudra being done by Ramakrishna Paramhansa in Samadhi?

"Ramakrishna in bhava samadhi at the house of Keshab Chandra Sen. He is seen supported by his nephew Hriday and surrounded by brahmo devotees." Can any scholar here, identify this hand Mudra done ...
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Does Ramakrishna Mission consider itself a Hindu organisation?

Back in 1980s, Ramakrishna Mission tried to separate legally from Hinduism in order to consider itself as a separate religion (Ramakrishnaism). They claimed various philosophical differences. Like: ...
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Do the followers of Ramakrishna Mission consider bible and quran to be authentic and holy?

What are the views of Ramakrishna Mission on the authenticity of bible and quran? if they do then is it supported by the life and teachings of Ramakrishna?
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Was Bhairavi yogeswari, the Tantra-Guru of Sri Ramakrishna, a disciple of Sri Trailanga Swami?

According to a biography of Sri Trailanga Swami, Bhairavi Yogeswari, the Tantra-Guru of Sri Ramakrishna was a disciple of Sri Trailanga Swami and it was Sri Trailanga Swami Who ordered Him to go to ...
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Did Sri Ramakrishna learn the mantra 'Jiva-seva' from Sri Trailanga Swami?

According to a biography of Sri Trailanga Swami, Sri Ramakrishna learned the mantra 'Jiva-seva' from Sri Trailanga Swami, which He later gave to Swami Vivekananda. Is there any reference of this in ...
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What is the Guru-parampara of Sri Ramakrishna's Vedanta-sadhana?

Can someone provide the Guru-parampara of Bhagavan Sri Ramakrishna's Vedanta Sadhana? He was a disciple of Sri Totapuri as an Advaintin Monk.
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Did RamaKrishna bless Rupa Goswami in his previous life?

I remember reading a story about how Ramakrishna in his previous life had blessed gaudiya vaishnava saint rupa goswami. That is a book in my local language and had small introduction to over 60 ...
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Did Ramakrishna say that he will take birth again?

I read story that Ramakrishna said that he would once again take birth after 100 years or 200 years. Is it recorded in detail in any of the authentic biographies?
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What are some good books to read for understanding philosophy and life of Ramakrishna?

What are some good books to study Ramakrishna as I am a beginner and don't know much about him?
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Did Ramakrishna Paramahamsa say that he was an incarnation of Vishnu?

I remember a story that I heard/read long ago that Ramakrishna Paramahamsa told Swami Vivekananda that what you are seeing before is the same Rama and Krishna who incarnated earlier. Is it recorded ...
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What is the REAL MEANING of cutting Maa Kali by sword of Jnana by Sri Ramakrishna during Advaita Sadhana?

As per Sri Sri Ramakrishna-Leelaprasanga, Sri Ramakrishna while doing medidation under the guidance of Totapuri, cut Maa Kali in two pieces by the sword of jnana when She appeared before Him. He ...
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Five bhavas as explained by Sri Ramakrishna

The concepts of 'bhava' is different in the Tantras and the Puranas. Sri Chaitanya mentions five bhavas to worship Sri Krishna, each corresponding to a particular relation with God -Santa, Dasya, ...
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