25th December, 1935
Later a man brought two peacocks with their eyes screened. When let loose in Maharshi's presence they flew away to a distance. They were brought back but still they flew away. Sri Bhagavan then said, "It is no use trying to keep them here. They are not ripe in their minds as these dogs ." However much they tried to keep the peacocks they would not remain there even a minute.
[Ed: please refer previous Talk for story of dogs]
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