Sub : MESSAGE TO STUDENTS-7 :
Sri Swami Chidananda
(Lecture delivered by Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj at the 1st Zonal Orissa Divine Life Conference at Khurda Road on 1st December 1974)
Ref : PRESENT VIOLENT CAMPUS POLITICS IN BHARATHAM : -
Respected family members of this great holy Nation.
*REQUEST ALL STUDENTS, PARENTS AND TEACHERS MUST READ THIS TOPIC
**IT IS URGENT IMPORTANCE IN THE PRESENT SITUATION OF THE NATION
7. THE GOLDEN PERIOD OF LIFE :
I will tell you, my beloved young friends, the individual’s life between sixteen and thirty is the most precious period.
That period of fourteen years is a golden period.
It is the most precious period.
If this period is properly managed, if you are established in virtue, self-control, purity, truthfulness, then your entire life will be full of light, full of joy, full of success.
Therefore, be most careful to mould your self in this period.
In whatever shape, in whatever pattern you put your life in these fourteen years, that pattern will remain throughout your life.
It will become your permanent asset, Shashwata Dharma and Aishwarya (wealth).
Therefore with eagerness, with enthusiasm, wisdom, try to mould yourself into an ideal pattern.
Then you have already attained victory.
Whatever seal or stamp is there in this period, it will remain forever.
But if you are careless, if you don’t give attention to this period, if you allow it to go here and there, if you have no self-control, then you ruin yourself.
If you don’t attain the most important virtue of self-control at this period, then your life is lost. No one is to blame.
Therefore pay special attention and try to acquire healthy, strong habits.
Your whole life should contain healthy habits.
And from your life you must keep out anything unhealthy, either physically, mentally or morally.
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