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Shree Gurudeva Datta!

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Om Jai Sainath! By the grace of the Sadguru who is lord Dattatreya incarnate I learnt a beautiful stotra praising Lord Dattatreya from my father today. I felt like sharing it with one and all, and am therefore posting it by the grace of Baba.
Jatadaram Pandurangam Shoolahastham Kripanidhim| Sarvaroga Haram Devam Dattatreyam Aham Bhaje||
Shree Gurudeva Datta!
Shree Satchitananda Sadguru Sainath Maharaj ki Jai!
Bow to Shree Sai! Peace be to all!

Aundha Naganatha

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Om Jai Sai Ram! Often it is hard for us to accept life as it is. We are frustrated and resist things. At such times one must not lose patience and faith. Hence Sadguru Sainath has given his mantra "Shraddha" (Faith) and Saburi (Patience). One must have faith in the Sadguru. Sadguru is like a mother and knows what is best for us. So if we are not getting what we want now, we would get something far better in a while. Patience is an important virtue along with faith. The two are interconnected. When we lose faith, we tend to become impatient. When we lose patience our faith wavers. Thus we must offer as daxina (offering to God) these two coins, namely Shraddha and Saburi and also offer our ego as the third coin. The third is the hardest to give up, but the best results are obtained when this is done. Since the Sadguru is like our father, mother, friend all in all, he knows what is best for us. Hence we must submit our 5 senses and all our actions and speech at his lotus feet.…