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Face and Feet!

May 17, 2018
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While driving from the home of the host to the house of another devotee for a dinner Satsang at Fiji, the traffic congestion on an otherwise free road, took the driver, Sumeet Tappoo, a young spiritual apprentice of Swami, by...

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Seed Of Goodness

November 17, 2017
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Swami was talking to the mother of a student, who was happy spending all his winter holidays in practising for the Brass Band programme to be presented during Swami’s 92nd Birthday celebrations. Unlike many other mothers, she was very happy...

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Madhuram Madhuram

November 10, 2017
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‘Sweetness is Thy taste’, sang a devotee poet. When the devotees from UK brought lots of chocolates and offered it to Swami, He said, “Oh! Sweets! Just like God. God is described as ‘Sweetness personified’ (Madhuradhipate)’. Truly, only God tastes...

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One-Way Traffic!

November 2, 2017
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  As Swami emerged from His room in the devotees’s home at Salta, Argentina, Dr David Cornsweet who was standing outside guarding the door stepped back to make place for Swami to move in the narrow hallway. Swami who noticed...

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Every ‘body’ is my body

October 27, 2017
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“How is that devotee today?”, Swami enquired about the health of a senior devotee who has been travelling with Swami around the world. The host replied, “Swami! He is better in the mornings”. “That’s because of the time change, and...

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Instrumentation

October 19, 2017
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As Swami was speaking to the hosts in Fiji over breakfast, He noticed that one amongst them was a singer, one was a speaker, one was a doctor, one was a lawyer and the lady of the house was a...

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All Bubbles Must Burst

October 12, 2017
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Sometime ago, when I was chanting the Ganesh Atharva Shreeraham, a hymn in the praise of Lord Ganesha, as part of my daily rituals, Swami chided me for chanting like a parrot, concentrating on the mantras. “I am sorry Swami,...

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Deserve to serve

September 30, 2017
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We had just returned after a visit to a children’s home in Fiji, as Swami does not like any one being called an orphan, for He is there for every one. It was heartening to hear the lovely 41 children...

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Foods are many, Hunger is one!

September 22, 2017
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As the hosts were serving breakfast to Swami in Fiji, Swami looked at the plate that had Gujarati, as well as South Indian dishes and exclaimed, “Today both North and South Indian food is here.” Then He asked the hosts...

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Panchaamrutham

September 14, 2017
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As the hostess in Fiji wanted to perform Paada Puja to Swami by offering the traditional five kinds of sacred items, and washing the Lotus Feet with them, Swami permitted and intently looked at the whole process. At the end...

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