Name of God

He who utters the Name of God while walking

gets the merit of a sacr.if/ice at every step

His body becomes a place of pilgrimage.

He who repeats God’s Name while working

            always finds perfect peace.

He who utters the Name of God while eating

            gets the merit of a fast

            even though he has taken his meals.

Even .if/ one were to give in charity

            the whole world encircled by the seas

            it would not equal the merit of repeating the Name,

By the power of the Name

            one will know what cannot be known,

One will see what cannot be seen,

One will speak what cannot be spoken,

One will meet what cannot be met.

Tuka says.

            Incalculable is the gain that comes

            From repeating the Name of God.

From: Teachings of the Hindu Mystics

Edited: Andrew Harvey



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