Teachings of Śrī Haridāsa Śāstrī Mahārāja The 135 topics discussed in this compendium cover a variety of practical, social, and philosophical aspects of bhakti and related subjects and give deep insights into the mindset and realization of an advanced devotee. They range from academia, Ayurveda, chanting, dīkṣā, doubts and envy to guru-tattva, jñāna, līlā-smaraṇam, paramparā, rasa to sexual desires, siddha-praṇālī, surrender, Vedic culture, and women.
The expertise of a good teacher brings out all of the garbage in your mind. Without you becoming aware of it, you cannot be purified of it. You may become overwhelmed by this. You may start observing problems in your mind or behavior which you never saw before. But you should not become fearful. This is the cleansing process.