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Gadhada III-25: Pleasing Shriji Mahārāj; A True Devotee of God

Summary

  1. When performing God-related activities, one should desire the fruit in the form of pleasing God.
  2. A staunch devotee never falls back from his upāsanā, bhakti, niyams, dharma; but becomes better, no matter the extent of joy or misery he faces.
  3. Shriji Mahārāj speaks of His likes and dislikes to show the ideals of a devotee:
  1. When speaking to God, Mahārāj dislikes one who speaks without discretion [i.e. speaks inconsistently, coarsely, interrupts, etc.].
  2. Dislikes one who is lazy, does not feel shame, or is egotistic when performing God-related activities.
  3. Dislikes when one looks elsewhere while doing darshan of God.
  4. Dislikes one who is deceitful.
  5. Dislikes egotism, anger, and remaining suppressed by others.
  6. Dislikes devotees viewing each other as equal [not giving respect to others appropriately].
  7. Likes female devotees who behave chastely [keep their gaze downward, cover their bodies, etc.]

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