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Service-boat and love-boatman, part 1
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. Published on srichinmoylibrary.com with the permission of Sri Chinmoy. This is the 196th book written by Sri Chinmoy after he came to the West in 1964.
Table of Contents
Part I — Love, devotion and surrender
Author's introduction: love, devotion and surrender
Part II — Question and answers
Question: I am a student. How can I study and still keep God before me?
Question: How should one go about helping others?
Question: What is the attitude that one should have while helping others?
Question: If a person is basically a humanitarian but fails to achieve God-realisation, what will his spiritual status be when he dies?
Question: I would like to understand more clearly the distinction between helping man and serving man. I think it is very easy to get the two confused.
Question: How can one serve the Supreme?
Question: What place does work have in the spiritual life?
Question: If mine is primarily a devotional approach to God, should I also mix in dedicated service [karma yoga] and knowledge [jnana yoga]?
Question: What is the importance of selfless service?
Question: What should be our attitude while doing selfless service for you?
Question: Should one try to meditate while doing selfless service?
Question: What role does selfless service play on your path?
Question: Should disciples accept the service of other disciples?
Question: What is the relationship between service and love-offerings to the centre?
Question: How can I become closer to you, Guru?
Question: How can I learn to devote myself to you?
Poems from the first edition
The purpose of my existence
Only one service
Four divine servants
A golden link
Lord, I am tired
Whom to believe?
Author's introduction: love, devotion and surrender ›
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