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Indifference, Baba, with all humbleness, implores You, O All-Merciful God! to accept the Prayer of Repentance from Him on behalf of all His lovers and on behalf of all who are worthy of being forgiven.

 

 

THE PRAYER OF REPENTANCE

 

We repent, O God Most Merciful; for all our sins; for every thought that was false or      unjust or unclean; for every word spoken that ought not to have been spoken; for every      deed done that ought not to have been done.

 

We repent for every deed and word and thought inspired by selfishness, and for every      deed and word and thought inspired by hatred. We repent most specially for every      lustful thought and every lustful action; for every lie; for all hypocrisy; for every      promise given but not fulfilled, and for all slander and backbiting.

 

Most specially also, we repent for every action that has brought ruin to others; for every      word and deed that has given others pain; and for every wish that pain should befall      others.

 

In your Unbounded Mercy! We ask you to forgive us, O God! for all these sins committed      by us, and to forgive us for our constant failures to think and speak and act according      to Your Will.

 

 

At the conclusion of the prayer of confession, Baba ordered the doors and windows to be opened and resumed His seat in His big chair, while we sat around on the floor.

 

"Today," He spelt out on his alphabet board, "Today, you have joined God praying to God. I and God are one. Now we go up the Hill."

 

On the way up the Hill, Baba stopped to show us Don's dispensary. “This is Don's dispensary," He said. “And I have nothing to worry about regarding health, because here is the doctor and he is most dear to Me. The faith and love with which this dear son of Mine has stuck to Baba is unique. As I told you yesterday, if anything bothers you, if even the slightest thing is wrong with you, tell Don."

 

We returned to the lounge at the top of the Hill at 11 a.m. Rano Gayley, who had come from Pimpalgaon with Baba, showed us two symbolic

 

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