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Hindu devotees thronged to Ramakrishna Temple on his 181st birth anniversary
TIWN Feb 28, 2017
Hindu devotees thronged to Ramakrishna Temple on his 181st birth anniversary
PHOTO : Birth anniversary of Sr Sri Ramakrishna observed at Agartala. TIWN Pic Feb 28

AGARTALA, Feb 28 (TIWN): Thousands of devotees thronged to Agartala Ramkrishna Temple, Dhaleswar on the occasion of 181st birth anniversary of Sri Sri Ramakrishna. Apart from that across Ramakrishna temples (Maths) this occasion was celebrated with much enthusiasm.

Ramakrishna (1836-1886 C.E.) was a famous Saint in the 19th century India. He was born on 18 February 1836 into a very poor but devoutly religious Brahmin family in the village of Kamarpukur, Hooghly district of West Bengal, India. He became a priest of the Dakshineswar Kali Temple, dedicated to the goddess Kali. He is famously known as Ramakrishna Paramahamsa among his devotees.

He was married to Sarada Devi who later became his spiritual counterpart. Swami Vevekananda was one of his famous disciples. In honor of his Guru, Swami Vivekananda founded Ramakrishna Math which works for the welfare of others and spread the spiritual movement known as Ramakrishna Movement worldwide. Belur Math is the headquarters of Ramakrishna Math and Mission.

According to Hindu lunar calendar it was Dwitiya, Phalguna, Shukla Paksha, Vikram Samvat 1892 when Shri Ramakrishna was born. Each year the birth anniversary of Ramakrishna is celebrated as per Hindu lunar calendar across all Ramakrishna Maths.

 

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