"Sir, I am a sinner. How can I say that God dwells in me?"
Sri Ramakrishna: "That's the one trouble with you ……. With you it is
always sin and sin! That's the Christian view, isn't it? Once a man
gave me a Bible. A part of it was read to me, and it was full of that
one thing—sin and sin! One must have such faith that one can say: 'I
have uttered the name of God; I have repeated the name of Rama or
Hari. How can I be a sinner?' One must have faith in the glory of
The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna – P. 627