Shri Gurudeo Ranade Paramarth Mandir, Jamkhandi

One God, One World, One Humanity

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Shri Gurudev Ranade

Last updated for Sep 10th 2020

Next Saptah : Vaikuntha Chaturdashi Saptah 27 Nov to 29 Nov 2020

Thought for the week


Week 1016

...how can you call a man a friend or a relative, unless he has affection for God?...God-love must be regarded as the only bond of union between any two relatives or friends.

(Page 96, Pathway to God in Hindi Literature, 1997 edition)


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Paramarth Mandir, Jamkhandi


“For India, he was one of her great men. In India, as also in other countries, there are many great scholars engaged in various researches, many great philosophers with deep insights into reality, many great mystics with ineffable visions, many great teachers who inspire their pupils, many great souls whose integrity and personality are radiant. But we seldom see one person who is all of these at once. Such a one was Shri Ranade, one of those rare spirits who show us how fine human nature can be”.1

Professor George B Burch (1902-1973)2
Professor Emeritus, Tufts University (located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts)
Fletcher Professor of Philosophy, Tufts University (appointed in 1946)
PhD (1939), AM (1927), AB (1923), Harvard University



[1] Deshpande S. N., 1981. Gurudeo Ranade Biography and Mysticism, Belgaum: Academy of Comparative Philosophy & Religion.
[2] Burch, G. B., 1902-1973. George Bosworth Burch personal archive, 1919-1943. HUC 8919.300.10, 
Harvard University Archives. https://id.lib.harvard.edu/ead/hua03013/catalog Accessed March 24, 2019