This book brings together Sri Ramakrishna’s ideas on the three metaphysical concepts—God, man, and universe—and allied matters. There is an urgent need today to make an in-depth study of Sri Ramakrishna’s ideas, to discover his philosophy, and to present it in a systematic format. We hope this book will be helpful to those who wish to take up this challenging task. To the common reader, this book will be of immense value, for it brings together Sri Ramakrishna’s thoughts on a wide variety of subjects The book is a set of essays originally published as editorials in the Vedanta Kesari in 1939. The material has been rearranged under suitable headings and subheadings are provided for easy reading. The essay on Religious Pluralism first appeared in 1979 as an introduction to Dharma Sagara, a Sanskrit epic poem on Sri Ramakrishna by Dr P.K. Narayana Pillai, a noted scholar. This book is compiled by Br. Srishachaitanya, a Brahmacharin of the Ramakrishna Order.