Beach 5: Devotees of the Lord

Wave 2: Ten Gems of Superlative Devotion

India has been spiritually very fortunate in that, in addition to the long lineage of mystic masters that it had over the centuries and in continuation of the unique apostles of God-intoxication that it was blessed with, there have been, even during the second millenium A.D., countless divine integrators who enriched the thought processes, religious practices and inner vision of its people. From the (chronologically) beginningless and endless chain of such gems of superlative devotion, we select just ten outstanding examples, whose contribution to the spiritual archives of India is actually for the good of all mankind.

The life of each one of these is itself a message of the divine. Charged by their spirituality their words carry more weight than any exposition by ordinary mortals who look up to them as the role models of bhakti. An atomic collection of their sayings and writings is given as a mixed bag in

THUS SPAKE THE DIVINE INTEGRATORS OF BHAKTI

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