From the 46 maxims of conduct: 44) If you desire to cultivate one-pointedness, when in a crowd or bazaar, don’t scatter your vision on everything and to the four corners, but see only the road in front of you, just enough to avoid accidents to yourself! One-pointedness will become firmer if you move without taking your attention off the road, if you are constantly avoiding dangers, and if you don’t cast your eyes on others’ forms! 45) Give up all doubts regarding the guru and God. If your worldly desires don’t get fulfilled, don’t blame it on your devotion, for there is no relationship between such desires and devotion to God. These worldly desires have to be given up some day; feelings of devotion have to be acquired someday. Be firmly convinced of this! (Sandeha Nivarini, Ch 7)
-BABA
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