Category Archives: PB EDITORIALS

The Four Essential Teachings of Sri Ramakrishna

— Swami Vireshananda — What is the essence of Sri Ramakrishna’s teachings? This question is difficult to answer. The Master did not write any book; nor did he give any lectures. Neither did he frame any definite rules and regulations to be followed. He expressed spiritual truths in simple language in his conversations with his […]

Swami Vivekananda—An Intuitive Psychologist

— Swami Vireshananda — Swami Vivekananda met William James, the father of modern American psychology, probably in 1894 and also in 1896. Mr James was already familiar with Eastern spirituality and hence, he was interested in what Swamiji had to offer to him. Swamiji made an ineffaceable impact on William James who later said: ‘That […]

Ramakrishna Mission in the 21st Century

— Swami Vireshananda — The inception of the Ramakrishna Mission is a momentous event in Indian history. The Mission brought about the national renaissance in India which ultimately culminated in political freedom. It also caused widespread social awareness and ini-­tiated a mass educational movement across the length and breadth of the country. It gave a […]