By Swami Rama

Inspirational tales of Swama Rama's reports and classes discovered with the good lecturers who guided his existence together with Mahatma Gandhi, Tagore, and extra.

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My master and I believed more in silent communication. He answered my silly questions with a smile. He talked very little, but created an atmosphere for my growth. Some people call my master Bengali Baba and some simply know him as Babaji. I call my gurudeva 舠master舡 because I have no word more suitable than this. My love for him is like an eternal law. I never found him unrealistic in what he taught me, and I never found him selfish in any way. All his teachings through his actions, speech, and silence were full of divine love.

He talked very little, but created an atmosphere for my growth. Some people call my master Bengali Baba and some simply know him as Babaji. I call my gurudeva 舠master舡 because I have no word more suitable than this. My love for him is like an eternal law. I never found him unrealistic in what he taught me, and I never found him selfish in any way. All his teachings through his actions, speech, and silence were full of divine love. My words are inadequate to comprehend his greatness. I devoutly believe him to be a yogi of immortal wisdom and to be one of the greatest masters of the Himalayas.

He is a seeker, with certain strengths and weaknesses. Just like us, he sometimes fails to distinguish the fakes from genuine masters, mistaking magic for spiritual achievement. At one time, for example, attracted by the magical power and glamorous life of sorcerers and low-grade tantrics, he even considers abandoning his master for another teacher. His human traits are so familiar to us that in reading about them his journey becomes our journey. The stories in this book infuse our hearts with overwhelming gratitude for the sages who selflessly share their boundless love and yet remain unrecognized by the multitude.

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