Her father, ramachandra mukhopadhyay, was a pious and kindhearted person, and her mother, shyama sundari devi. In her own life she showed the highest ideals of the monastic and householder way of life. Half the book about 200 pages are by 3 well known attendants. Sayings of holy mother sarada devi vedanta society of. She wanted modern women to idealize nivedita and gouri ma. Sri sarada devi, the consort of sri sri ramakrishna paramahamsa, was born on december 22, 1853, at. Three fulllength biographies by swamis gambhirananda.
This is a complete translation of the bengali work sri sri mayer katha. Being very poor, ram chandra had to struggle very hard for his livelihood and the maintenance of the family. This has changed dramatically in the last fifty years. A reader shares a lesson learned from reflecting upon sri sarada devis life, revealing the benefit found in studying the lives of saints. Compiled here in this small booklet are many wonderful gems from her talks and conversations. Sri sarada devi sarada devi religious behaviour and. Sri sarada devi download ebook pdf, epub, tuebl, mobi. Sri sarada devi the holy mother download ebook pdf, epub. We are fortunate that in 2007, the vedanta society of southern california produced a dvd in which swamis who knew holy mother speak of. Her father, ram chandra mukhopadhyaya, was a ver y pious brahmin. Her father, ramachandra mukhopadhyay, was a pious and kindhearted person, and her mother, shyama sundari devi, was a loving and hardworking woman. Others, such as sarada devi, said little but had a profound impact on those who came in direct contact with her. Holy mother sri sarada devi about god realization youtube. Worshipped during her lifetime as a manifestation of divine motherhood, sri sarada devis throne was the earthen floor.
The book presents many interesting facts and incidents of her life gleaned from various authentic sources, both oral and written. One thousand names of holy mother sri sarada devi namavali in sanskrit for chanting. Her final message to an afflicted world torn by hate, she gave five days before her death. Activities temple high school cerebral palsy clinic public library exhibition book stall discourses personality development value. Sarada devi,is popularly known as the holy mother, and the wife of sri ramakrishna. Holy mother sri sarada devi kali mandir in laguna beach. Swami nikhilananda 18951973, a direct disciple of holy mother sri sarada devi, was a distinguished monk of the ramakrishna order of india and a major figure in introducing the teachings of yoga and vedanta to america and the west. Excerpt from kali, the black goddess of dakshieswar, nicolashays, york beach, 1993, pp. Holy mother sarada devi a biography holy mother sarada. Endearingly known as holy mother, sri sarada devi, the spiritual consort of sri ramakrishna, was born on 22 december 1853 in a poor brahmin family in jayrambati, a village adjoining kamarpukur in west bengal.
Sri sarada devi, the holy mother her life and conversations pdf. See more ideas about divine mother, swami vivekananda and saints of india. Holy mother sri sarada devi is the spiritual consort of bhagwan sri ramakrishna. People do not think of the quiet consort of sri ramakrishna as a mad, godintoxicated saint. Sarada devi holy mother of all by swami vivekananda the. We now have a rich abundance of material through which we can savor her life.
In the company of the holy mother download ebook pdf. Holy mother sri sarada devi being a ideal wife, nun, mother and teacher in one stands apart as a woman who came into this world with a great message. Buy sri sarada devi the holy mother life and teachings. She is regarded as an equal to him in their spiritual development and mission. Festival calendar 20192020 ramakrishna mission ashrama. Renouncing selfish desires and serving others in a spirit of worshipfulness in the keynote of its philosophy. A short life of the holy mother sri ramakrishna and. Bk buy sri sarada devi sahasranamavalit book online at best prices in india on read sri sarada devi sahasranamavalit. Her adornments were the white sari with a thin red border and two simple gold bracelets. This enlightening collection, the first american publication of the conversations of the holy mother as recorded by her disciples both lay and monastic.
I am the mother of the wicked, as i am the mother of the virtuous. Holy mother shri sarada devi born 22 december, 1853 jayrambati, west bengal, india died 20 july, 1920 kolkata 3. Sarada devi was ramakrishnas wife, spiritual counterpart and. Copas url to download ebook teachingsofsrisaradadevitheholymother. This book provides a detailed sketch about the life of the holy mother compiled by swami. Holy mother sri sarada devi, wife and spiritual companion of sri ramakrishna, was a rare combination of human and divine qualities, and is an inspiration today to millions of spiritual seekers. Sri ramakrishna i tell you one thing my child if you want peace, do not find fault with others.
The author, swami tapasyananda, who was a scholarmonk of great eminence and one of the vice. He says, who can understand our holy motheris it possible for an ordinary person to have digested the worship of an incarnation like sri ramakrishna. Her life itself is a sermon, which she had left as a rare message. This article was a chapter from swami nikhilanandas book, holy mother. Outwardly sri sarada devi, or holy mother as she is called by her devotees, rarely showed any signs of the mad, passionate love sri ramakrishna and other kali. Her father, ram chandra mukhopadhyay, was a pious and kindhearted person, and her mother, shyama. Before passing away, in 1886, ramakrishna made sarada devi feel as if she was the mother of his disciples, nay of the entire humanity. Sri ramakrishna himself worshiped sarada devi as the divine mother and said that she is devi saraswathi incarnate and has come to impart knowledge to the mankind. Rao md sri sarada maa endearingly known as holy mother, sri sarada devi, the spiritual consort of sri ramakrishna, was born on 22 december 1853 in a poor brahmin family in jayrambati, a village adjoining kamarpukur in west bengal.
If sri ramakrishna was a leaping flame of spiritual realization, holy mother. Holy mother sarada devi a biography print article rumours spread to kamarpukur that ramakrishna had turned mad as a result of the overtaxing spiritual exercises he had been going through at dakshineswar. We often talk about the divinity of the holy mother but through her daily life she has always. Sri sarada deviperspectives at the time of the holy mother centennial 195354, not much had been published about her in english. In the company of the holy mother available at all vedanta centres click here. Authored by swami gambhirananda, who was a scholarmonk of great eminence and the eleventh president of the ramakrishna order, this book is one of the authentic biographies on holy mother sri sarada devi. Holy mother sarada devi vedanta society of sacramento. Sri sarada devi 18531920 is affectionately called holy mother by millions of people around the world. Weep and sincerely pray, o lord, draw me towards you. The author, swami tapasyananda, who was a scholarmonk of great eminence and one of the vicepresidents of the. Her teachings and conversations the first american edition of the conversations and teachings of the holy mother as recorded by her disciples, both lay and monastic, this fascinating collection brings to life the holy mothers teachings on human affliction, selfcontrol, and peace in. But i say one thingif you want peace, my child, see nobodys faults. Holy mother sri sarada devi an introduction ganappa.
About the book holy mother sri sarda devi was unique being the perfect wife, nun, mother and teacher in one. According to the custom then prevalent in india, she was betrothed to him while still a child. Holy mother sarada devi biography holy mother sarada. We can clearly understand this by reading her life history.
This is one of the first comprehensive biographies of holy mother sri sarada devi in english. The gospel of the holy mother sri sarada devi 88 copy quote we have to surrender ourselves completely to the lord with faith and devotion in him, serve others to the best of our capacity, and never be a source of sorrow to anybody. Sri sarada devi, the holy mother vedanta center of. Recently, we had the good fortune of reading teachings of sri sarada devi, the holy mother at saradadevi.
He said, i look upon you as my own mother and as the mother who is in the temple. Known affectionately in india and throughout the world as the holy mother, she was a rare combination of human and divine qualities, and is an inspiration today to millions who seek spiritual fulfillment. We know a saint such as sarada devi best when we hear the spoken words of people whom she touched. Sri sarada devi, the holy mother her life and conversations. Today they have become symbols of moral and spiritual. Holy mother sri sarada devi was unique being the perfect wife. The year 2003 marked the 150th anniversary of the birth of sri sarada devi, the wife and spiritual companion of sri ramakrishna.
Pdf personality of holy mother sri sharada devi swami. Mothers distinct life tells authoritatively that pure, unconditional, unselfish love can be shown towards others. The vedanta kesari contains articles on indian spiritual traditions and scriptures, mainly focusing on vedanta as expounded by sri ramakrishna, holy mother sri sarada devi and swami vivekananda, the illustrious disciple of sri ramakrishna. Teachings of sri sarada devi, the holy mother part 1. She stand apart as a woman who came into this world with a great message.
Pdf sarada devi the wonder woman a dedication to the. In place of bow, trident and other divine weapons, mother carried a broom and basket. Download pdf sri sarada devi the holy mother life and. Sarada devi, popularly known as holy mother was the spiritual consort of bhagavan sri ramakrishna paramahamsa who is regarded as the prophet of modern age. Whenever you are in distress, just say to yourself, i. Sarada devi was ramakrishnas wife, spiritual counterpart and spiritual giant in her own right. Sri sarada devi the holy mother 18531920 the affectionate term holy mother refers to sarada devi 18531920, ramakrishnas wife and spiritual counterpart. The wife and spiritual counterpart of sri ramakrishna, sarada devi, or the holy mother, was an equally profound teacher. Website dedicated to sri sarada devi, the consort of sri sri ramakrishna paramahamsadeva. Sri sarada devi explains why is there so much of misery in this world, if god exists. Chennai, english, life, ramakrishna math, sri sarada devi, swami gambhirananda description an exhaustive life of holy mother incorporating as many facts and incidents of mothers life as could be gleaned from all reliable sources. Though she was married to sri ramakrishna, she and he lived not as husband and wife but each saw in the other the divine mother.209 1382 380 386 268 1053 222 1333 1499 1523 806 1290 1076 966 1327 381 1277 364 654 946 1405 1321 494 1105 760 1492 1021 621 1086 179 1326 404 619 1309 1494 727 827 1327 717 126 1242