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Practice and Efficacy of Sri Ramchandra’s Rajayoga
to be for material gain. He himself constantly prayed for the soul of this world. Sri Lalaji was very particular regarding conduct. He announced in unambiguous terms that realisation of self was not possible without adhering to the standard moral code of conduct. He even forbade association and satsangh with immoral persons. He insisted that company should be kept only with those persons whose hearts are brimming with love for God and with those who could influence others with it.
He considered three things necessary for a saint 1) permanent bodily ailment 2) financial stringency and 3) nindak - one found fault with.
The real sadhana is to balance the mind.
Eat less and earn a honest living. Without taking honestly earned food, spiritual experiences often go wrong. Once he wrote - " it is good to be put to worries. The home is the training centre for submission and endurance, etc. It is the greatest form of penance and sacrifice." At another place he wrote "As for afflictions and worries, I too had mine
which might perhaps be shocking to another. Often I

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