A READING from: "In The Company of The Holy Mother"
(available at all Vedanta Centres)
22 July, 1918:
Later Mother said, "You have seen the room under the music tower at Dakshineswar? I lived there. It is so low that at first I would knock my head against the doorhead every time I entered. Once I even cut myself. Later I grew accustomed to it and my head lowered of itself as soon as I reached the door.
"The plump ladies from Calcutta would come to see me and stand with their hands on either side of the doorway and say, 'O look, how our holy and blessed one is housed! As though she were living n exile!'"
Then looking at Nalini and Maku she remarked, "You girls wouldn't have stayed in that room, not even for a single day!"
"Oh no, aunt, you are quite different!" they replied.
(to be continued....)