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Din Dayal – the Hindu holy man who crawls to shrines

Some of the ways people choose to show their devotion to the almighty are at times beyond imagination. Din Dayal from Gujarat has crawled a distance of 2700 km to visit various Hindu shrines in India.

Now he is planning to crawl to Vaishno Devi Shrine in Jammu. This is when many people find it hard to reach the temple through foot as it is atop a hill. Picture courtesy

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Quotes and Teachings

We have forgotten to be like children. Let's laugh, relax, be children again.
Be light. Smile. Drop. Learn the tendency to drop and smile and move through.
“I don't say always smile. Sometimes anger also works. Even mothers do not feed their children unless they cry. But the anger should be like a lining on water and not like a lining on the rock.” Youngsters should not treat elders like peels of fruits.

Feelings change, thoughts change, ideas change, body is undergoing changes all the time. But the thirst deep within us is for something that is not changing, that is eternal, that is always, that is the same.
You reject something, but if you reject it without anger it is not bondage; if you reject something with anger, then that is bondage. You receive some, and when you receive: "Oh, oh, oh!" you are excited about it, then that is bondage. Whatever is done with anger or excitement makes a strong impression in the mind and that becomes a bondage.
Look into the motiv…