Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh A man is truly free, even here in this embodied state, if he knows that God is the true agent and he by himself is powerless to do anything.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh God is everywhere but He is most manifest in man. So serve man as God. That is as good as worshipping God.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh It is easy to talk on religion, but difficult to practice it.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh To work without attachment is to work without the expectation of reward or fear of any punishment in this world or the next. Work so done is a means to the end, and God is the end.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh More are the names of God and infinite are the forms through which He may be approached. In whatever name and form you worship Him, through them you will realise Him.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh When the flower blooms, the bees come uninvited.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh Unless one always speaks the truth, one cannot find God Who is the soul of truth.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh Longing is like the rosy dawn. After the dawn out comes the sun. Longing is followed by the vision of God.

Sri Ramkrisna ParamhanshThe world is indeed a mixture of truth and make-believe. Discard the make-believe and take the truth.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh Through love one acquires renunciation and discrimination naturally.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh When one has love for God, one doesn’t feel any physical attraction to wife, children, relatives and friends. One retains only compassion for them.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh God is in all men, but all men are not in God; that is why we suffer.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh Live in the world like an ant. The world contains a mixture of truth and untruth, sugar and sand. Be an ant and take the sugar.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh The more you increase your love for God, the more your lust and anger will decrease.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh The fabled musk deer searches the world over for the source of the scent which comes from itself.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh So, desire to get God and strengthen this desire greatly.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh Pray to God that your attachment to such transitory things as wealth, name, and creature comforts may become less and less every day.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh You speak of doing good to the world. Is the world such a small thing? And who are you, pray, to do good to the world? First realize God, see Him by means of spiritual discipline. If He imparts power you can do good to others; otherwise not.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh Only two kinds of people can attain self-knowledge: those who are not encumbered at all with learning, that is to say, whose minds are not over-crowded with thoughts borrowed from others; and those who, after studying all the scriptures and sciences, have come to realise that they know nothing.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh Disease is the tax which the soul pays for the body, as the tenant pays house-rent for the use of the house.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh The more you increase your love for God, the more your lust and anger will decrease.”

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh Through selfless work, love of God grows in the heart. Then through his grace one realize him in course of time. God can be seen. One can talk to him as I am talking to you.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh God has revealed to me that only the Paramatman, whom the Vedas describe as the Pure Soul, is as immutable as Mount Sumeru, unattached, and beyond pain and pleasure. There is much confusion in this world of His maya. One can by no means say that ‘this’ will come after ‘that’ or ‘this’ will produce ‘that’.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh Live in the world like a mud-fish. The fish lives in the mud, but its skin is always bright and shiny.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh Many good sayings are to be found in holy books, but merely reading them will not make one religious.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh What Brahman is cannot be described. All things in the world — the Vedas, the Puranas, the Tantras, the six systems of philosophy — have been defiled, like food that has been touched by the tongue, for they have been read or uttered by the tongue. Only one thing has not been defiled in this way, and that is Brahman. No one has ever been able to say what Brahman is.

Sri Ramkrisna ParamhanshUnalloyed love of God is the essential thing. All else is unreal.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh When the flower blooms, the bees come uninvited.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh It is easy to talk on religion, but difficult to practice it.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh One man may read the Bhagavata by the light of a lamp, and another may commit a forgery by that very light; but the lamp is unaffected. The sun sheds its light on the wicked as well as on the virtuous.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh Travel in all the four quarters of the earth, yet you will find nothing anywhere. Whatever there is, is only here.

Sri Ramkrisna ParamhanshIf you first fortify yourself with the true knowledge of the Universal Self, and then live in the midst of wealth and worldliness, surely they will in no way affect you.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh Live in the world like a waterfowl. The water clings to the bird, but the bird shakes it off.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh The physicians of one class feel the patients and go away, merely prescribing medicine. As they leave the room they simply ask the patient to take the medicine. They are the poorest class of physicians.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh If you want to go east, don’t go west.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh One must be very particular about telling the truth. Through truth one can realize God.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh Bondage is of the mind; freedom too is of the mind. If you say ‘I am a free soul. I am a son of God who can bind me’ free you shall be.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh If you must be mad, be it not for the things of the world. Be mad with the love of God.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh God is everywhere but He is most manifest in man. So serve man as God. That is as good as worshipping God.

Sri Ramkrisna Paramhansh If you desire to be pure, have firm faith, and slowly go on with your devotional practices without wasting your energy in useless scriptural discussions and arguments. Your little brain will otherwise be muddled.