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The Practice of Sri Ramchandra’s Rajayoga and its Efficacy
At D level the parahita karya is also tinged with selfish motives of name and fame. All service done is sought to be acknowledged and remembered. The nameplates on the marriage halls, water facilities are invariably associated with the service. Even for small service they provide they seek enormous publicity and need for acknowledgement voiced or silent. The advertisement cost far exceeds the actual service they have done. But at the higher level of consciousness that exhibit the parahita at the D1 stage the services are rendered even without the awareness of doing service. Here there is no selfishness of any kind and all actions are meant for the good of others.
Let us not confuse that the person at this level (D1) ceases to be animal or human. He is both but the predominant quality expressed is Divine – one of service and sacrifice. As a gross analogy it may be said that D consciousness is what a Duryodhana exhibited and D1 is the consciousness expressed by Karna. The former who is known to be

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