Then Swamishri said, "Satyapriya, if you won't feel offended I'd like to make a suggestion."
"Bapa! I would never be offended by what you say. Please speak," I replied.
"What if we delegate the task of producing the Swaminarayan Prakash to the newly-initiated sadhus? What is your opinion?"
I had been involved in the production of the Swaminarayan Prakash since 1965. My first thought was that I had committed some grave mistake. Lost in this thought, I hesitated in my reply.
"We only want to do this if you agree," Swamishri said, pulling me out from my thoughts.
"Bapa, have I made any mistake?"
"No. No. Its nothing like that. Its just that we thought it appropriate to place some responsibilities on these new sadhus. But only after hearing your view."
"Bapa! It's by your wish that I've been doing this seva and by your wish I'm prepared to leave. I have no objection at all."
"Now I feel better," sighed Swamishri. Swamishri is the President of the Sanstha and could have enforced his decision. But, instead, he sought my permission!