Does one himself benefit by doing Jap-Anusthan for others?

Q.6. Does one himself benefit by doing Jap-Anusthan for others?


Ans. It is true that like helping the needy through one's own resources, a person reaps spiritual benefits while performing Upasana -Tap for others ("Distant therapy"). The only condition is that it should be carried out to support a deserving cause. On the contrary, if divine powers are sought to further some misdeed, it becomes a sinful act. Purity of motive is, therefore, a pre-requisite for an Anusthan