Little children play with dolls in the outer room just as they like, without any care or fear or restraint; but as soon as their mother comes in, they throw aside their dolls and run to her crying, "Mamma, mamma." You too, O men, are now playing in this material world, infatuated with the dolls of wealth, honor, fame, etc. and do not feel any fear or anxiety. If, however, you once see your Divine Mother, you will not afterwards find pleasure in these. Throwing them all aside, you will run to Her
Thursday, October 11, 2007
All religions are true. God can be reached by different religions. Many rivers flow by many ways but they fall into the sea. There all are one.
A truly religious man should think that other religions also are paths leading to truth. We should always maintain an attitude of respect towards other religions.
Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Devotee: "How long must one do one's duty?"
Sri RamaKrisha: "The blossom drops off when the fruit appears. One doesn't have to do one's duty after the attainment of God, nor does one feel like doing it then. "If a drunkard takes too much liquor he cannot retain consciousness. If he takes only two or three glasses, he can go on with his work. As you advance nearer and nearer to God, He will reduce your activities little by little. Have no fear.