By John Dowson
Encompasses the giant hindu pantheon, explains very important occasions, legends, literary works and geographical locales.
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I want to see Rama and get myself pardoned for my sins,"' I said. The kind, old sadhu assured me thus, "For you, your God in the human form is already on this earth. " After saying these words the sadhu disappeared. Following this incident, my impatience to see God face to face increased. 6 In the meantime I got a permanent job in the Indian railways and was posted as Assistant Station Master at Baganwala. But my craving to see the Lord did not diminish; rather, during this time it reached its peak.
During my stay in Baghdad I had traversed many stages of Sant Mat and thus I 43 The Life was extremely happy and enjoying peace within and without. " I obeyed and reached my family. During my stay at home, I continued my abhyas and also enjoyed marital relations with my wife. I forgot the spirit of the advice of His Holiness and instead of going to my wife with the sole aim of begetting a child, I started to enjoy sex for the sake of enjoyment. This excess of indulgence in sex shattered my long earned joy and peace of mind.
His Holiness gave me a book and asked me to go through it. The work was Sar Bachan written by Swamiji Maharaj (Shiv Dayal Singh), the founder of Radhaswarni. I went through some pages of the book in the very presence of Hazur Data Dayal Ji. But I could not pursue it any further, though, because Swamiji Maharaj had most vehemently criticized almost every religion, including Vedanta, Sufism, Islam, Jainism, and Buddhism. He declared them all to be Kal and Maya. It was too much for me. I felt hurt and tears rolled down my eyes.
Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology and Religion, Geography, History by John Dowson