We have to understand the true significance and philosophy underlying the festival Sivarathri. Sai Baba explains this, interweaving it with the story of Nachiketha and Yama, the Lord of death.
Swami says that we have to give up body attachment and talks about spiritual practices (sadhana). The real meaning of that term, He says, is to give up body attachment and to try to experience atmic bliss.
Swami says, "Wherever you may be, divine love will protect you always. Cultivate such type of love. That is real sadhana.
Swami says that renunciation leads to liberation and that we are true devotees and will attain His grace if our thoughts are [always] fixed on God.
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