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Crisis of devotion





Sometime ago, the world celebrated the birth anniversary of Vivekananda. Born as Narendranath Datta on 12 January 1863, he is alive in hearts and minds of thousands even 113 years after his death; his thoughts revolutionising the lives of countless seekers till date.
In the very first meeting, his Guru Ram Krishna Paramahans cleared Vivekanand’s doubts about God by making him experience subtler worlds and dimensions, just by touch. In subsequent meetings there was transfer of shakti, revelation of his purpose and the acquisition of the gyan of creation. Vivekanand stayed with Ram Krishna ji till his end, when his guru showed him the path of service (seva). Soon after Ram Krishna ji left his body, Vivekanand formed an organisation to carry forward the thought of his guru and dedicated his life to the cause. This organisation was called not Swami Vivekanand Trust, but was named the Ramakrishna Mission. What Vivekanand did was not to serve his ego, but service to his Guru, for that alone is the path to moksha.
Of the many who came to Ram Krishna ji at Dakshineshwar, we only hear of Vivekanand having received the darshan of all the shaktis through his guru, and the eminent disciple dedicated his life to the service of his Guru...."
Continue reading Yogi Ashwini's article in NewIndian Express today- A Crisis of Devotion
http://www.newindianexpress.com/…/…/03/07/article2699470.ece

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