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The Learned Pandit

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The gentle wit and wisdom of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa pervades this collection of tales. Drawing upon common weakness-arrogance, greed and narrow-mindedness among others - he makes us laugh even as we recognize some of our petty weaknesses.
31 pages
Published by Amar Chithra Katha
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Jul 19, 2016 Anon rated it really liked it
A collection of 7 stories told by Ramakrishna Paramahamsa to his disciples, this is a gem.

Crisp, simple stories with illustration will make sure you never forget them. Most of these tales must be familiar to an Indian born and brought up in a traditional way.

The learned Pandit elucidates that practical knowledge is as important as theoretical one.

Fisherman who becomes the Sadhu illustrates the adage that if you pretend to be something for a long time, you might end up being that.

The ascetic an
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Ramakrishna Paramahansa, born Gadadhar Chattopadhyay, was a famous mystic of 19th-century India. His religious school of thought led to the formation of the Ramakrishna Mission by his chief disciple Swami Vivekananda. both were influential figures in the Bengali Renaissance as well as the Hindu renaissance during the 19th and 20th centuries.
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