Sri Sarada Devi(1853–1920)is known as the Holy Mother among the devotees and admirers and was the spiritual consort of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa who is worshiped as an God incarnate all over the world. Sri Ramakrishna revealed her as an incarnation of Goddess Sarasvati who came to remove ignorance of the suffering humanity.
21. "My child, I bless you from my
heart that you live long, attain devotion,
and enjoy peace. Peace
is the principal thing. One needs peace alone."
22. "Certainly you will have doubts.
There will be questionings and faith will return again. That is how faith is
23. "Is faith so cheap, my child? Faith
is the last word. If one has faith, the goal is practically reached."
24. "Does one get faith by mere
studying of books? Too much reading creates confusion. The Master used to say
that one should learn from the scriptures that God alone is real and the world
25. "Why do people argue? Even the
wisest of men have not found God through argument! Is God a subject for
26. "Give up this dry discussion, this
hodge-podge of philosophy. Who has been able to know God by reasoning? Even
sages like Suka and Vyasa are at best like big ants trying to carry away a few
grains of sugar from a large heap."
27. Disciple: "How can one stop
Mother: "Reasoning does not disappear
as long as one has not attained to perfect knowledge
28. Disciple: "All I want to know is
whether there is anyone whom I may call my own."
Mother: "Yes, such a One exists…. He
Himself has become our father and mother.He Himself brings us up
as our parents. It is He alone who looks after us. Otherwise where were you and
where are you now? Your parents brought you up, but at last you realized that
you did not belong to them".
29. "God is one's very own. It is the
eternal relationship. He is everyone's own. One realizes Him in proportion to
the intensity of one's feeling for Him."
30. "God cannot be realized without
love. Yes, sincere love."