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Gadhada I-78: The Predominance of Place, Time, Etc.

Summary

  1. The eight factors of influence become favourable or unfavourable due to the influence of God or His Bhakta, but not because of karmas of previous births.
  2. Means to prevent a fault-finding attitude toward God and His sādhu?
  1. Unwavering faith in God.
  2. Thinking about the greatness of the servants of God.
  1. By maintaining loyalty to Satsang:
  1. One’s foundation in Satsang becomes strong.
  2. Ego and other inner enemies are eradicated.
  3. One gains trust from God and the Sant.
  1. To please God, one should:
  1. Not wish for bodily comforts.
  2. Not crave for the darshan of God.
  3. Do exactly as God commands.
  4. Follow the five religious vows completely.
  5. Endeavour to eradicate one’s swabhāvs.
  1. “Wherever God and His Sant resides is the abode of God; and I reside in that abode of God” – one who understands this way experiences awe all day and night and sways in an ocean of bliss..
  2. God - who transcends Akshar, who is beyond mind and speech, and who is imperceptible - becomes perceivable to all people out of compassion.
  3. How can one acquire the 30 attributes of a sādhu?
  1. Regard the Sant who possesses the 30 attributes as a guru and as a deity.
  2. Associate with him by thought, word and deed.
  1. God and the Sant bestows compassion on those who bear animosity toward their swabhāvs, so that:
  1. One experiences extreme bliss in their heart.
  2. One’s strength to walk on the path of liberation increases.
  3. The strength of one’s inner enemies decreases.
  1. If one understands this way, then one still fears God even while away from God:
  1. God dwells within every atom in His antaryāmi form just as He is in His manifest form.
  2. God is the all-doer, controller of all, and supporter of all.
  1. The cause of the jiva’s liberation is to do exactly as the Sant says without harbouring any doubts.
  2. When one understands the greatness of the manifest God:
  1. One’s vicious natures are destroyed.
  2. One develops affection for God and His Sant.
  3. One remains unflinching in the nine types of bhakti.

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