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while discharging his duty. But we continue to suffer from those lapses is a fact that we have to accept in our sadhana. Then only we will overcome that lapse. Unless we know the problem we will not rectify it. Revered Babuji always puts that due interest in work and due discharge of duties do not form samskaras. Duties we shall do, but with due attachment, not with undue attachment. Undue attachment comes to us because of various social patterns, apart from our own personal problems. That is the significance of the second line of the prayer 'I am yet but a slave of wishes', He has not used the word 'my wishes'. It is customary to say that samskaras get formed by the individual's own wish. It is not true. Our samskaras are getting formed mainly because of other person's wishes which we take on us as our duty to discharge. Spouses, sons, daughters, mothers, fathers and other relatives want something and they become our wishes. All those wishes are taken into our heart and they form the samskaras. Please kindly note the significance of the omission of the word 'my' in the prayer. "We are yet but slaves of wishes ", not 'our wishes'. All wishes in the world are ours. So everyone

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