Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Quotes about Vairagya (Dispassion in society) - Sri Ramakrishna

Can you weep for Him with intense longing of heart? Men shed a jugful of tears for the sake of their children, for their wives, or for money. But who weeps for God? So long as the child remains engrossed with its toys, the mother looks after her cooking and other household duties. But when the child no longer relishes the toys, it throws them aside and yells for its mother. Then the mother takes the rice-pot down from the hearth, runs in haste, and takes the child in her arms
~Sri Ramakrishna

1 comment:

Jerald Cantor said...

Great post, and great website. vairagya mala

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