Ramakrishna

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Birthday
18, 1836
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Aug 16, 1886 (50)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
18, 1836
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Aug 16, 1886 (50)

About

19th-century mystic who said, "When the flower blooms, the bees come uninvited." His teachings inspired the Ramakrishna Mission.

Before Fame

He attended the village school for 12 years, but left when he decided he did not want an education that only led to a bread-winning occupation.

Trivia

His followers thought of him as an incarnation of God and referred to him as Paramahamsa or Ramkrishna Paramhamsa.

Family Life

He married Sarada Devi when she was five years old and he was 23 years old.

Associated With

He and Swami Vivekananda played very significant roles in the Bengali Renaissance and the Hindu Renaissance in the 19th and 20th centuries.