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They Lived With God by Swami Chetananda
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Jul 15, 08

it was amazing

Biograhies of the SIXTEEN disciples of Shri Ramakrishna
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message 1: by Mataji (last edited May 27, 2012 05:49AM) (new) - rated it 1 star

Mataji Please read Sannyasini Gauri Mata Puri Devi, A Monastic Disciple of Sri Ramakrishna where you will discover the only one that took her Sannyas vows directly from Sri Ramakrishna during his lifetime was a woman. There were 16 men monastics who took their sannyasin vows from Swami Vivekananada on Christmas Eve making them the disciples of Sri Ramakrishna, yet the sannyasin Guru was Swami Vivekananda. Please read a truth untold in the book Sannyasini Gauri Mata Puri Devi, A Monastic Disciple of Sri Ramakrishna.

Mataji Gauribrata Puri Devi, President
Mothers Trust Mothers Place
Ramakrishna Sarada Ashram
Lakeshore Interfaith Institute and Community
Ganges, MI., USA www.motherstrust.org


Mataji Sannyasini GauriMata Puri Devi "is not" a "lay disciple" of Sri Ramakrishna as Swami Chetananda professes in his book. This is false and untrue, in accordance with the archives and books published by Sri Saradeshwari Ashram. The book "Saradeshwari in a Glance" written by President Mataji Vandana Puri Devi, direct monastic disciple of Sannyasini Gauri Mata Puri Devi and President of Sri Saradeshwari Ashram speaks and writes the "truth". This book is available online soon. Sannyasini Gauri Mata Puri Devi "is" a "Monastic Disciple of Sri Ramakrishna" and Founder of the oldest womens convent Sri Saradeshwari Ashram in Kolkatta India established in 1895, in the direct monastic lineage of Sri Ramakrishna and Sri Sarada Devi. The "Saradeshwari Ashram Kolkatta, India" is Headquarters to Mothers Trust Mothers Place, Ramakrishna Sarada Universal Temple in Ganges, MI., USA. Sri Ramakrishna, the prophet of Dakshineswar, was born in 1836. To him, love of God and realization of the Divine was found manifesting in his life partner Sri Sarada Devi, who he worshipped as the Holy Mother. While Gauri Ma was living with Sri Ramakrishna and Sri Sarada Ma, Holy Mother at Dakshineswar; Sri Ramakrishna gave Gauri Ma the ocher robes of a Sannyasini (nun), and made arrangements for the accompanying rituals of sannyas. Sri Ramakrishna himself offered a bilva leaf into the homa fire. Sannyasini Gauri Mata Puri Devi was the only woman monastic disciple, that was given her formal vows during Sri Ramakrishna's life time. In 1895 commissioned by Sri Ramakrishna, Sannyasini Gauri Mata Puri Devi founded the oldest Womens Math (convent), Sri Saradeshwari Ashram, in Kolkatta, India. In 1897 Swami Vivekananda founded the Ramakrishna Mission and in 1901, the Ramakrishna Math. In 1954, Trustees of the Ramakrishna Math funded and started the second womens math (convent), Sarada Math inspired by Swami Vivekananda and his women disciple, Sister Nivedita. Sri Ramakrishna was a mighty spring, his disciples so many powerful streams carrying his universal message forward. Mothers Trust/Mothers Place, also known as Ramakrishna Sarada Universal Temple, Lakeshore Interfaith Institute and Community in Ganges, MI., USA is an affiliated branch of Sri Saradeshwari Ashram the oldest convent in the direct monastic lineage of Sri Ramakrishna and Sri Sarada Devi; where the nuns take their final vows of Sannyas from the oldest womens convent commissioned by Sri Ramakrishna. The Ramakrishna Monks and Ramakrishna Sarada Nuns, work together as equals in their service in their mission. For photos and archives view [...]. Archives and books are presently being translated into english and published by eastern and western professionals and devotees. Sarada Ramakrishna written by Mataji Durga Ma will be available soon along with many others. Swami Chetananda is known to us, and it is an insult to the Holy Twins; Sri Ramakrishna and Sri Sri Ma, that as a monk of the order he would insult 1000's of nuns that are in the direct monastic lineage of Sri Ramakrishna and Sri Sarada Ma. Swami Chetananda's book has caused great financial distress to our branch center in Ganges, MI., USA by professing our founder of the oldest convent in Kolkatta, India in the direct monastic lineage of Sri Ramakrishna to be a "lay prominent indian disciple" and not a monastic disciple of Sri Ramakrishna. It is a great insult to the Holy Twins and betrayal to 1000's of nuns. President Mataji Bandana Puri Devi is the present Head of the Order, as well as the living monastic disciple of Sannyasini Gauri Mata Puri Devi. The book "Saradeshwari in a Glance" will be available soon online with of the truth of the womens oldest order in the direct monastic lineage of Sri Ramakrishna and Sri Sarada Devi which has remained untold by the monks.
Mataji Gauribrata Puri Devi, President;
Mothers Trust Mothers Place,
Ramakrishna Sarada Universal Temple
Lakeshore Interfaith Institute and Community
Ganges, MI., USA


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