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How To Qualify
The Qualifications
1. Unconditional Love
   Love - pg 2
2. God Comes First
   God First - pg 2
3. Obedience
4. Persistent Asking
5. Readiness to Abide
6. Help Enthusiastically
   Help - pg 2
7. Sexual Moderation
   Moderation - pg 2
   Moderation - pg 3
8. Lead a Healthy Life
The Essentials

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You can likely find many people and a number of institutions willing to tell you, for several hundred dollars and a little of your time, that you are an enlightened being. Then you can go through life behaving very strangely and irresponsibly while assuming your behavior is a genuine aspect of higher consciousness.

If you seek enlightenment and the incomparable help of a Master, you generally have to qualify. Sometimes qualification is amazingly easy. Once Sarada DeviSarada Devi, a Master herself, in addition to having a special role as the wife of Paramahansa Ramakrishna, was riding in a train through the Indian countryside. At one station she saw a boy who had spiritual signs. While the train paused, she compassionately went to the young fellow, accepted him as a chela, and initiated him. This kind of qualification and acceptance is rare but is possible.

More than ninety-nine percent of the time, the Master requires...

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