[ rah-muh-krish-nuh ]
/ ˌrɑ məˈkrɪʃ nə /
Sri [sree, shree], /sri, ʃri/, 1836–86, Hindu religious reformer and mystic.
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Example sentences from the Web for Ramakrishna
The great virtue of Mr. Ramakrishna's writing is the absence of pretence and fustian.
We must congratulate Mr. Ramakrishna on the success which has attended his, no doubt, pleasing labours.
British Dictionary definitions for Ramakrishna
/ (ˌrɑːməˈkrɪʃnə) /
Sri (sriː). 1834–86, Hindu yogi and religious reformer. He preached the equal value of all religions as different paths to God
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