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Gadhada II-66: Questions to the Senior Sādhus; Holding a Red-Hot Iron Ball

Summary

  1. If a person offends some great devotee of God, his intellect become corrupted; therefore, he perceives faults in devotees without being able to realise his own faults.
  2. Liberation is attained only by the refuge of God; whereas, spiritual endeavours and following God’s commands are for the purpose of pleasing God.
  3. The form of the jiva:
  1. It is characterised by eternal existence, consciousness, and possessing the kāran body.
  2. It believes the sthul and sukshma bodies to be its own due to ignorance.
  3. When the jiva attains Akshardhām by worshipping God, by God’s will, the jiva receives a body composed of chaitanya prakruti.
  1. The means to ensure God and the Sant do not become secondary when one attains a state of enlightenment:
  1. One should look toward the example of the great Purush’s words and conduct.
  2. Just as when a man has been accused of something and has no witnesses to disprove the allegation, then he proves his innocence by holding a red-hot iron ball; similarly, if a fault cannot be realised, one should pray to God for the eradication of that fault: “Mahārāj, please be compassionate and destroy whichever faults I may have.”
  1. If a person has absolute faith in God, then he would never have faith in anyone but God.
  2. One who has attained God and His Sant:
  1. His days and nights are spent engrossed in spiritual discourses, devotionals songs, etc.
  2. He believes himself to be brahmarup.
  3. He develops an aversion toward objects other than God.
  4. He discards adharma and abides by dharma.
  5. When he dies, just like God, he also becomes free form kāl, karma, and māyā, and forever resides in the service of God.

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