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 So, some feel the life as the purpose of enjoyment, others feel the life monotonous. But the question is: What is life? It is a state of being which should remain permanently, as long as we live, thoroughly in contact with the Being, smelling at each step the fragrance of the Being.
It is nature of children that sometimes they feel more attached to the mother and sometimes to their father. Love, the basis of all is there, so the attachment is also there, of course, there may not be so many offshoots.
We should live a life like the coot and the ducks in the water, which when they are out of water, have no effect of water on their wings. Similarly, we should love our parents and everybody in the family without being soiled by attachment. That is the spiritual way of expressing the idea.
This motherly affection, so deep, for the first time shows that he has advanced a step further. That is the sign of aggravation of love. Now he has started learning love from the very base which moves on all other sides.
One has to remove only the brokenness and
he will feel the love flowing equally to one and all,
and it becomes universal. In that case father,

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