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Monday, March 27th 2017

12:05 AM

Daily Reading





 




A READING from: "In The Company of The Holy Mother" 




(available at all Vedanta Centres)




 




Page 137




 




Swami Arupananda:




 




Jayrambati, 28th March, 1913:




 




We were at our midday meal. The Mother's crazy sister-in-law had placed a seat and a glass of water for a child on her own veranda. Every time she filled the glass with water, a cat came and drank from it. Aunt was furious and cried out that she would kill the wretched cat! Mother was near by and she said, "No, no, dont hinder a thirsty creature. Besides, he has already touched that water."




 




The crazy aunt shouted, "Don't waste your pity over a cat. How much pity have you for human beings? Why don't you have pity on men?"




 




Mother became serious and said, "The person I don't pity is miserable indeed! I don't know on whom I have no pity - even to the meanest creature."




 




(to be continued....)




 








 


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