"Lord Dattatreya is always present, everywhere at devotees’ remembrance as superYougi. He forgives devotees’ lapses. He does not differenciate between Cast, Religion, Language, Colour, Wealth and appeared in any form or dress. He looks to the Welfare of  His  Devotees’ not only for his material wants but also  for his spiritual wants. These are the main characteristics of this Deity."

-108 Swami Anand Bhairab Giri Maharaj