Introduces the fascinating world of the Indian mystic and the universal appeal of his message. Selections from the original text and insightful yet unobtrusive facing-page commentary highlight the most important and inspirational teachings.
Translation by Swami Nikhilananda
Annotation by Kendra Crossen Burroughs
Foreword by Andrew Harvey
5½ x 8½, 240 pp | 978-1-893361-46-1
Ramakrishna experienced the truth of all religions, inspiring seekers of every creed. Now his “gospel” is made accessible to all readers.
Ramakrishna is India’s greatest example of God-consciousness and mystical ecstasy in recent history. He became known to the world not merely as a saint but as a divine incarnation and a “supremely realized self.” His message has inspired millions of devotees for more than a century—and now his teachings are made accessible to many more.
Introduces the fascinating world of the Indian mystic and the universal appeal of his message. Now, readers can explore this classic text without any prior knowledge of Hinduism. Selections from the original text and insightful yet unobtrusive facing-page commentary highlight the most important and inspirational teachings, including:
- How to see God and how to live in the world
- Religious harmony
- The dynamics of spiritual awakening
- The spiritual power of the Feminine
- Prayer and meditation
“The utterances in The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna give us the essence of all spirituality and spiritual quest. They ... inspire seekers of all faiths toward the supreme goal of life. Selections from the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna introduces the Gospel to an ever-widening circle of spiritual seekers all over the world. The publisher, SkyLight Paths, deserves our gratitude for this valuable contribution.”
—Swami Adiswarananda, Spiritual Leader, Ramakrishna–Vivekananda Center of New York