Even as a tortoise draws in its limbs, the wise can draw in their senses at will.
More Quotes from Bhagavad-Gita:You grieve for those who are not worthy of grief, and yet speak the words of wisdom. The wise grieve neither for the living nor for the dead.
Endowed with steady faith they worship that deity, and fulfill their wishes through that deity. Those wishes are, indeed, granted only by Me.
To those ever steadfast devotees, who always remember or worship Me with single-minded contemplation, I personally take responsibility for their welfare.
O Arjuna, now I shall describe different paths departing by which, during death, the yogis do or do not come back.
Those who are envious and mischievous, who are the lowest among men, are cast by me into the ocean of material existence, into various demoniac species of life.
He from whom all beings originate, and by whom all this universe is pervaded worshipping Him by performing one's natural duty for Him one attains perfection.
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