The Assurance of Sri Ramakrishna

God comes to us in the form of our Guru, our Teacher, our Ishta, as this very moving story from one of the great Swamis of the Ramakrishna Order in India illustrates. Follow the link to read the story of Kusum and her beloved Guru. For more information on the Ramakrishna Mission please visit their… Continue reading The Assurance of Sri Ramakrishna

The Four Yogas of Vedanta

The following excerpt from Principles and Purpose of Vedanta by Swami Paramananda (1884-1940), outlines the 4 Yogas that have as their highest aim: union with the Divine. It is intended as a companion piece to “The Wisdom of Vedanta”, posted on 06/02/2021. “The practical part of the teaching of Vedanta is called Yoga, which literally… Continue reading The Four Yogas of Vedanta

The Wisdom of Vedanta

“As the different streams, having their sources in different places, all mingle their waters in the great sea; similarly, the different paths which men take through different tendencies, however divergent they may appear, crooked or straight, all lead to Thee, O Lord.”1 – Sanskrit Hymn Swami Paramananda (1884-1940), a disciple of the great Swami Vivekananda… Continue reading The Wisdom of Vedanta