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Bhagavan about electric fan
« on: March 12, 2009, 11:37:03 AM »
This is not a poem  but a conversation that Bhagavan Ramana had
in 1944.  One afternoon, as Bhagavan Ramana re-entered the Hall, the attendant turned on the electric fan, as it was sultry.  After a few
minutes, Bhagavan insisted on stopping it. He said:  "When one is tired, the breathing becomes a little hard and irregular.  Then the fan serves to harmonize th breath.  That is all its purpose.  To continue
fanning afterwards would be a waste!"

Bhagavan was opposed of course, to any form of waste.

(Source: Reminiscences, G.V. Subbaramaiah.)

Arunachala Siva.