Maharaj: However much you may engage in spiritual practices like meditation, Japa, and reflection on God, unless you once a day still the mind and free it from all thoughts, it is impossible to get rid of lust and anger.
Sharat Maharaj was a person of refinement; he did not have an iota of the defect. How wonderful were his dealings! Often he used to say, ‘First be a gentleman, and then be a sadhu.’ If someone comes here to be a sadhu, we must consider these things: 1) appearance, 2) education, 3) behavior, 4) parents, and 5) upbringing, i.e., the environment in which he grew up.
Maharaj: God is like a collective body and the living beings are His individual cells. Each cell has to undergo the states of asti, jayate, nashyati, ‘existence, birth, and death.’
Question: How do the worshippers of God with form explain how God can be omnipresent?
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