10 Maxims

10 Maxims

1. Rise before dawn. Offer your prayer and Meditation at a fixed hour before Sunrise, sitting in one and the same pose. Have a separate place and seat for worship. Purity of mind should be especially adhered to very sincerely

2. Begin your Meditation with a prayer for Spiritual elevation with a heart full of love and devotion

3. Fix your goal which should be oneness with God. Rest not till the goal is achieved

4. Be plain and simple to be identical with Nature

5. Be truthful. Take miseries as Divine blessings for your own good and be thankful

6. Know all people as thy brethren and treat them as such

7. Be not revengeful for the wrongs done by others. Take them with gratitude as heavenly gifts

8. Be happy to eat in constant Divine thought whatever you get, with due regard to honest and pious earnings

9. Mould your living so as to raise a feeling of love and piety in others

10. At bedtime, feeling the presence of God, repent for the wrongs committed. Beg forgiveness in a suppliant mood, resolving not to allow the repetition of the same