Swami Shantatmananda

Sarada Devi, the universal mother

10 December, 2017

Sri Sarada Devi, the consort of Sri Ramakrishna, was popularly known as the Holy Mother amongst her devotees.

The nature of illumined souls

3 December, 2017

Devotees would often ask Sri Ramakrishna about the nature of illumined souls.  Sri Ramakrishna would answer their question using a beautiful analogy.  He would say, “Ignorant beings are like houses

Nature of spiritual experience

26 November, 2017

Devotees who used to gather in the room of Sri Ramakrishna at Dakshineswar (Kolkata), West Bengal would often be amazed by his ecstatcy inf spiritual experience.

God is, with or without form

19 November, 2017

Mahendra Nath Gupta, the chronicler of the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna, who was affectionately known as Master Mahashaya among devotees, had a strange encounter with Sri Ramakrishna.

God takes over when the ego recedes

11 November, 2017

Devotees would often ask Sri Ramakrishna as to why they are not able to have the vision of God in spite of their spiritual striving.