Slokas from Taittiriya Upanishad, Shikshavalli I.11.2 Mātṛ Devo bhava। Regard the Mother as your God. Pitṛ Devo bhava । Regard the Father as your God. Acārya Devo bhava । Regard the Teacher as your God. Atithi Devo bhava । Regard the Guest as your God. ॥ Yāvajjīvaṃ ca śuśrūṣā kāryā mātuḥ piturguroḥ । rogārtasya manuṣyasya yathāśakti ca māmakaiḥ ॥ ||Shikshapatri – 139|| અને અમારા આશ્રિત જે ગૃહસ્થ તેમણે માતા પિતા અને ગુરુ તથા રોગાતુર એવા જે કોઈ મનુષ્ય તેમની જે સેવા તે જીવતપર્યંત પોતાના સામર્થ્ય પ્રમાણે કરવી. ॥૧૩૯॥ All my followers during their lifetime shall serve their Parents, Guru and ailing persons according to their ability. ||Shikshapatri -139|| When a child enters this…it is said, that they are a manifestation of God. – Balak Bhagwan nu Roop hoi che…. Parents, from the very first day, build aspirations for the future of their children. Our children will become doctors, engineers, pilot etc and be the support of our old age…. Mother Earth whom we refer to as our Mother, Dharti Mata! pleads to humans every day – let such aspirations fructify and the human race not loose the moral principals or serving their parents. The moral principals for being humble servants towards our Parents seem to be lost in today’s day and age…. Ugh! Told the milkman so many times not to come at this time! …. Just came from work …ugh Wahey!!!! – Popat! Prafula!>Mate seen you after such a long time So, what’s been happening. What the latest in your lives?>Parbs, same old same old! Popat, Parbat – leave all aisde – tell me one thing, why are you eyes so red! As such big dark circles, are you not using fair and lovely cream! Dark circle, uh! I did get my make up done! You know guys, I like the hard stuff – ones in the packet you know!>Ah hard drinks! But this is because…this is because of the old man right here! Oh! Why would it be your old man’s fault? Be his humble servant, show some Daasatva!>Oy! Leave alone Daasatva! You know what he does?! – wakes up at 4AM! – places his Pooja carpet on the floor and rings his bell! Ding ding ding – oh!! It’s so annoying!>This is a common old bapa problem. What I don’t understand is how does he have the energy levels to ring the bell and bear it for so long! – this is an everyday thing and it’s so annoying! Oh no Parbs! All your nice dreams must be shattered with all the noise!