Resignation and spiritual progress
Once at Jayrambati a disciple asked the Mother,.
” Mother, everybody says that we must Pray for something under a Kalpataru. But we are your children. What special wish should children express before the Mother ? The Mother knows what is good for her children, and she always gives them what is good for them. As Sri Ramakrishna used to say The Mother cooks for children different dishes according to their power of digestion.’ Now, Mother, please tell that which would be most beneficial for me.”
Mother: How little intelligence does a man possess! He may require one thing, but he asks for another. He starts to mould an image of Siva and often ends by making that of a monkey. It is best therefore to surrender all desires at the feet of God. He will do whatever is best for us. But one may pray for devotion and detachment. These cannot be classed as desires.
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