but only women rehabilitated from the prisons ot Jarasandha). Being personally great. Oh Bhishma, why do you consider Krishna as greater than you?'*
Bhishma replied that in fact, as compared to, Sti Krishna, he was great in many respects but m one respect, Sri Krishna was greater than him and thiji one aspect eclipsed all other qualities in him. Bhishma says that the one quality .in which Sri Krishna surpasses him is that while Sri Krishna is above all temptations Bhishma has not been able to overcome the bonds of temptations till then. Because of this he considered Sri Krishna a greater person as compared to him. An idealist can rise above all types of temptations. The idealism of our activists is our real strength. The numerical
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strength of 21 lakh membership is not out 'real
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strength. If only there is idealism with 21 people we can create a following of 21 crores of piebpl®. .As Guru Govind Singh had said that we will incul-jCate in each person such qualities that each person will be able to face one and a quarter lakhs of people. In the absence of idealism^just like the stars that shine during a dark night and vanish during day time, we will be nowhere. Before us, 'Wettave only one Meal, that is, the prosperity of 1 ttte' exploited, thef prosperity of the downtrodaen ^abdthe prosperity 6f'the poor.
When in this conference we are deliberating on other issues such as increasing the membership, bringing about financial discipline, formulation of