"The real spiritual progress of the aspirant is measured by the extent to which he achieves inner tranquility." Swami Sivananda
Lately I have been reading "Vivekananda - A Biography" by Swami Nikhilananda. It's a really good book, and if you are interested in knowing about the great yogi and sannyasin Swami Vivekananda and how he did a lot to bring eastern thinking and vedanta to America, this is the book for you.
I especially like this quote from the book which is a story about an event that happened with Swami Vivekananda and which I think demonstrates the detachment of a true sannyasin's mind:
"He [Swami Vivekananda] w