Hints of the inner freedom can be seen in outward things. Dr. Shastri never looked surprised; and though he was a most energetic man, he never looked worried either
As to spreading the holy truth, he told his pupils that they were to bring it to the notice of as many people as possible, but he added that no attempt was to be made to persuade, bribe, or frighten them into taking it up.
‘The movement must come from within.’
The truth was not to be sold, though the books could have a price, and lecturers when proficient could take a fee.
The actual practices of the yoga were to be communicated in a special atmosphere of stillness and reverence; some service had to be offered to the yoga, and a dakshina gift, the amount of which was entirely for the applicant.