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Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna (According to M., a song of the Lord and disciple) or The Ideal Man for Indian and for the World...Part I.

Madras (now Chennai), Bengal, India: Brahmavadin Office, 1907. First Translated (Authorized) English Edition. Hardcover. The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna is an English translation of the Bengali religious text Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita. The text records conversations of Ramakrishna with his disciples, devotees and visitors, recorded by Mahendranath Gupta, who wrote the book under the pseudonym of "M." Philosopher Lex Hixon writes that the Gospel is "spiritually authentic" and "powerful rendering of the Kathamrita into dignified English." Hixon writes that an eyewitness to the teachings of Ramakrishna reported that Ramakrishna's "linguistic style was unique, even to those who spoke Bengali" and it was "not literally translatable into English or any other language." Very scarce in early edition English. Very Good+. Bumped corners, light rubbing and shelfwear, spotting, discoloration throughout, else tight, bright, and unmarred. 8vo. [386pp.] illus. (b/w, portrait). Bound in cloth. Lacking dj. Inscription on the ffep. Lacking dj? Item #12257

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