Bhakti yoga

Ashish Chandra ramkisno at HOTMAIL.COM
Mon Jun 24 14:12:17 CDT 2002

On Mon, 24 Jun 2002 10:06:32 -0700, Srikrishna Ghadiyaram
<srikrishna_ghadiyaram at YAHOO.COM> wrote:

>Hari Om !!
>--- Ashish Chandra <ramkisno at HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:
>> Sri Ramakrishna has told of Ma Kali
>> appearing before him
>> with an axe in her hand asking him to chop her form
>> as he could not get
>> past Her form. It is impossible to divorce theism
>> from Vedanta of any type.
>> ashish
>I thought, it was Sri Ramakrishna's Guru Tota Puri who
>told Ramakrishna to chop Maa Kali's head with the
>sword, when Sri Ramakrishna expressed to his Guru that
>he was not able to go beyond the form, or rather Ma
>Kali was infront of him.

I am sorry I cannot come up with this reference right now but I am fairly
certain that it was Ma Kali who appeared to Sri Ramarkishna with an axe
asking her to chop up her form. Sri Ramakrishna did and he had his first
nirvikalpa samadhi.


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