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Gregory Goode goode at DPW.COM
Thu Feb 19 09:29:12 CST 1998

What a nice story!

At 06:58 AM 2/19/98 PST, Anand Hudli wrote:
>One story has it
>that he wanted to show a disciple of his how intense bhakti should
>be. Appayya Dikshita asked his disciple to administer him some
>substance which would make him temporarily insane. He also asked the
>disciple to carefully note down whatever he uttered in the state of
>insanity. The disciple did as he was told and to his amazement, in
>the state of insanity Appayya Dikshita composed beautiful verses about
>Shiva. The moral of the story is that a true bhakta never stops
>thinking about God, regardless of his/her mental condition.

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