Sivananda's Personality - 21.
After a little reflection he added, "Nurses serve patients in the hospitals, but there is no inner purification for them, because they do not have the proper feeling when they serve."
The Master then noticed that some Ashram inmates had also joined in the Ganga Puja and were offering bael leaves to the holy river.
"Each person is offering only his own bael leaves to the Ganges. How grand it would be if one had the feeling that he alone was offering the worship through all hands! How much more effective that worship would be!" he remarked.
A most effective way in which the Master served people was to pray for them. He had great faith in healing through prayer and through utterance of the Lord’s Name. He called it "Namapathy."
Sri N. Ananthanarayanan
To be continued ...