Shri Ramakrishna Paramahansa

  • Ruth Vanita


Perhaps the greatest mystic of modern India, Shri Ramakrishna (1836–1886) was a legend in his lifetime and is considered a divine incarnation by his followers. His ashram at Dakshineshwar, built on the site of what was once a Sufi dargah, developed into a commune of devotees.


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  1. 1.
    Christopher Isherwood, Ramakrishna and His Disciples (Hollywood, CA: Vedanta Press, 1965), 167.Google Scholar

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