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God, Spirituality & Religion
Uniting EAST & WEST spiritually..!!
Story of Swami Vivekananda: If you strive spiritually,Divine takes care of your needs
Once Swami Vivekananda was travelling in a 2nd class compartment of a train, a follower had bought the ticket for him, Swamiji had no money. It was a very hot Indian day.
There was a business man in the next seat, he was eating variety of sweets and drinking cool juices, he looked at Swamiji and said "Only if you had worked hard like me you could have been enjoying too." as if spirituality is a lazy man's business.
Swamiji had not eaten anything in last two days, he did not say anything in reply to the business man.
Coincidentally both got off in the same station, a sweet-seller was waiting outside the train with variety of sweets, drinks and a chair to sit on. As soon as his saw Swamiji he requested him to receive his hospitality.
"Why are you giving me all this?" asked Swami Vivekananda.
"In the afternoon sleep I had a dream, Lord Rama appeared in the dream and told me to give all these to you." said the sweet-seller.
Swamiji ate all that with tear in his eyes appreciating how divine love manifests for those who are genuine in their quest.
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