Author: Anant Pai
Illustrator: Ram Waeerkar/Pratap Mullic/Anuradha Vaidya
Publisher: India Book House
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8175082925
Sri Ramakrishna Paramhamsa needs no introduction. Of him Mahatma Gandhi had said, The life of Sri Ramakrishna is a life of religion in practice. His life enables us to se God face to face.
Sri Ramakrishna's teaching were as simple as his life and were often illustrated with stories. He stirs our hearts with his tales about faith even as he makes us laugh gently at the weaknesses and follies of men.
Gopala and the Cowherd is a folk-tale. Sri Ramakrishna used to narrate stories of this kind to his disciples to illustrate his teaching. This story is based on the version in Cradle Tales of Hinduism by Sister Nivedita.
The Pandit and the Milkmaid and The Learned Pandit are also stories which stress the importance of faith and devotion.
Gopala and the Cowherd
The Pandit and the Milkmaid
The Learned Pandit