What is sweeter than the sweetest, the most precious thing that we must cherish? Bhagawan firmly, sweetly and lovingly reminds us today.
If there is anything sweeter than all things sweet, more auspicious than all things auspicious, holier than all holy objects, verily, it is the name of the Lord, or the Lord Himself. Give up the company of the worldly-minded, and the association with those infected by demonic qualities. Keep away from every type of wrongdoing. Seek always the company of the wise, the good. Take refuge in the Lord Himself; He, the pure One, is the perfect embodiment of peace, of happiness, and wisdom. He, the Lord, is seated within everyone. He stays constantly in the place where devotees sincerely and with single-mindedness honour His name. Therefore, first practice intense devotion toward the Lord. Then, you can certainly attain real and permanent happiness and wisdom. Of what use is the pursuit of the fleeting pleasures of the senses? Worship the Lord who lives in the cavity of your heart, nearer to you than your dearest friend, your father, mother, and guru! The Lord is all these and more to you!
– Prasanthi Vahini, Ch 26.