The philosopher Ramakrishna died at the age of 50. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
19th-century mystic who said, “When the flower blooms, the bees come uninvited.” His teachings inspired the Ramakrishna Mission.
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.
His followers thought of him as an incarnation of God and referred to him as Paramahamsa or Ramkrishna Paramhamsa.
He married Sarada Devi when she was five years old and he was 23 years old.
He and Swami Vivekananda played very significant roles in the Bengali Renaissance and the Hindu Renaissance in the 19th and 20th centuries.
How did Ramakrishna die?
Although initially reluctant to consider himself as a guru, he eventually taught his disciples, who later formed the monastic Ramakrishna Order. Ramakrishna died due to throat cancer on the night of 15 August 1886.
"If you first fortify yourself with the true knowledge of the Universal Self, and then live in the midst of wealth and worldliness, surely they will in no way affect you."Ramakrishna
"The world is indeed a mixture of truth and make-believe. Discard the make-believe and take the truth."Ramakrishna
"If you desire to be pure, have firm faith, and slowly go on with your devotional practices without wasting your energy in useless scriptural discussions and arguments. Your little brain will otherwise be muddled."Ramakrishna
"More are the names of God and infinite are the forms through which He may be approached. In whatever name and form you worship Him, through them you will realise Him."Ramakrishna
"Disease is the tax which the soul pays for the body, as the tenant pays house-rent for the use of the house."Ramakrishna