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Guru Seva is the Highest Sadhana
Guru Seva is the Highest Sadhana

 There lived a poor boy named Megha in village Kantrodi, Distt. Surendranagar (Gujarat). He served as a cowherd boy grazing the cows of a merchant. Once in the course of grazing the cows he had darshan of a Mahatma seated in a cave, absorbed in Samadhi.

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Identify yourself with the Guru, World will heap praises on you !
Identify yourself with the Guru, World will heap praises on you !

The king of Rome once sent to the Indian emperor a small thin gold-stick along with a small box made of gold, silver and precious stones filled with as much collyrium as would be sufficient for one to apply in both eyes; with a message, “Any blind man who applies this collyrium to his eyes would become sighted.” This was actually an attempt to test the

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The pride of fame destroys abilities
The pride of fame destroys abilities

Whatever brilliance, glory and distinction is found in the disciple’s life is the result of his devotion to the Guru, whether in this life or in numerous past lives. At times, on reaching the peak of his fame, the disciple thinks that the genius is attained by his personal efforts and that marks the beginning of his downfall. But Gurudev is so kind-hearted that he not only saves the disciple from the abysmal downfall but also makes all efforts to elevate him.
 

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Saint : The Life-breath of A Nation
Saint : The Life-breath of A Nation

 Tomaraja was the king of Kaivarta state. Once it so happened that a visitor from a neighboring state was insulted in Kaivarta. That person went back and said, “The citizens of our kingdom are blatantly insulated in the kingdom of Tomaraja.In due course the message made its way to Vishwajita, the king of that state. He said, “I cannot tolerate the insult of even a sweeper of my kingdom. I am proud of my citizens. It is the citizens; who make the king great. Of what use is the king who cannot protect his subjects from insults? O Commander, you lay a siege to the kingdom of Kaivarta, and have a firm determination to defeat that state in war. I too shall join you there if need be.”

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The Strange Well
The Strange Well

King Bhoj was a spiritual person. He wished that the wisdom, happiness and joy of his subjects may increase; and that they should be able to enjoy the ‘Spiritual Bliss’ while living, not after death. The great poet Kalidasa was the Poet Laureate of his royal court. So, only such questions were discussed in the court as would enhance the wisdom of the subjects. The rich would take care of the poor, while the poor wouldn’t feel jealous of the rich. They were satisfied with knowledge. His kingdom was spiritual. The state of King Bhoj was more like the states of Lord Rama and Lord Krishna whom he admired 
 

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