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He Lets His Gurudeva Do The Chastising

Everyone is aware of the controversies that have prevailed in the math, but not a single word of abuse from Guruji’s mouth was ever heard. During one particular incidence In Kolkata math, an ordinary meeting was called. Everyone expressed their faith in Guru Maharaj and decided to take some stern steps towards envious people. They thought he would attend, but he did not.

My Guru-varga Vaidya Om Prakashji said that he went to Gurudev’s room and prayed to him that he should control the disputing parties, but Gurudev replied, “I have come to the math to perform devotion. Our Gurudev will control or discipline.Whatever is happening here is all by Gurudev’s desire.By this, we should not be disturbed.

—Sri Partha Sarati Das (Om Prakash Lumba), Bhatinda 

Translated from Sri Krishna Chaitanya Sandesh July-Oct, 1997 (Year 17, Issue No.4, Page 56-60)






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