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Friday, May 11th 2018

12:05 AM

Daily Reading

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

(available at all Vedanta Centres)

Page 164 

Sarayubala Devi:

We sat down. Mother came back soon after, with her hands loaded with consecrated sweets for us and said, "Please give some to my *daughter-in-law (Sumati) and take some yourself." Sumati had to go back to school soon, so we made our obeisance to Mother and departed soon. Mother said, "Do come again." I had seen her for five minutes only. That was not enough, I came home unsatisfied.

*The Holy Mother established this kind of close relationship with her children - Publisher

13 February, 1911:

Holy Mother was at Balaram Babu's house that day. I waited for a short while at her Baghbazar house before she returned. As I raised my head after my obeisance she asked smilingly, "With whom have you come?"

"With a nephew," I answered.

"Are you keeping well?" Mother asked. "Is my daughter-in-law (Sumati) well? You haven't been here so long. I was wondering if you were sick."

I was amazed. She had seen me on that single occasion and for five minutes only; yet she had remembered me. Tears of joy came to my eyes.

(to be continued....)


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