Chronology

 

A CHRONOLOGY OF SRI RAMAKRISHNA'S LIFE

 

Year

Event(s)

1775

Birth of Khudirām.

1791

Birth of Chandrā Devi.

1805

Birth of Rāmkumār.

1814

Khudirām settles at Kāmārpukur.

1826

Birth of Rāmeswar.

1835

Khudirām's pilgrimage to Gayā.

1836

Birth of Sri Rāmakrishna, February 18, about 5:15 a.m.

1843

Death of Khudirām.

1845

Sri Rāmakrishna's Sacred Thread Ceremony.

1850

Rāmkumar opens his school in Calcutta.

1852

Sri Rāmakrishna comes to Calcutta.

1853

Birth of Holy Mother, Sri Sāradā Devi, December 22.

1855

Dakhineśwar Kāli Temple founded. Hriday at Dakshineśwar. Sri Ramakrishna appointed Priest of the Vishnu Temple and then, of the Kāli Temple.

1856

Death of Rāmkumār. Realization of God and first God-intoxicated state of Sri Rāmakrishna.

1857

Sri Rāmakrishna's treatment under Gangā Prasād.

1858

Haladhāri as Priest at Dakshineswar. Sri Rāmakrishna goes to Kāmārpukur.

1859

Sri Rāmakrishna's marriage.

1860

Return to Dakshineśwar. Mathur's vision.

1861

Death of Rāni Rāsmani. Meeting with the Brāhmani. Tantra practice under the Brāhmani. Second divine madness.

1863

Completion of Tantra practice.  Meeting with Pundit Padmalochan. Chandrā Devi comes to live at Dakshineśwar.

1864

Sri Rāmakrishna's practice of the Vātsalya Bhāva under Jatādhāri. Practice of the Madhur Bhāva. Initiation into Sannyās by Totāpuri.

1865

Akshay replaces Haladhāri. Totāpuri leaves Dakshineśwar.

1866

Sri Rāmakrishna in the Advaita plane for six months. Illness. Practise of Mohammadanism.

1867

Sri Rāmakrishna at Kāmārpukur. Brāhmani takes leave.

1868

Pilgrimage. Meeting with Ganga Mā.

1870

Tour with Mathur. Sri Rāmakrishna at the Colootola Harisabha. Visit to Kālna and Navadvip.

1871

Death of Mathur.

1872

The Holy Mother's first visit to Dakshineśwar. The Shodashi Puja.

1873

Death of Rāmeswar.

1874

The Holy Mother again at Dakshineśwar.

1875

Sri Rāmakrishna's first visit to Keshab Chandra Sen

1876

Death of Chandrā Devi.

1878

Intimacy with Keshab. The Holy Mother's third visit to Dakshineśwar.

1879

Coming of disciples begins.

1880

Last visit to Kāmārpukur.

1881

Dismissal of Hriday. Meeting with Rākhāl  and Narendranāth.

1882

Visit to Pundit Vidyāsāgar. The Holy Mother again at Dakshineswar.

1884

Death of Keshab. Meeting with Pundit Shashadhar, Gopal Mā.  Holy Mother comes to live at Dakshineśwar for the last time.

1885

Last visit to Panihati. Illness and shifted to Śyāmpukur.  Association with Dr. Sarkār. Shifted to Cossipore.

1886

Treatment at Cossipore. Organization of disciples. 

Mahā-samādhi, August 16, at two minutes past 1 a.m.

  

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