There is neither Self-knowledge nor Self-perception to those whose senses are not under control. Without Self-perception there is no peace and without peace there can be no happiness.
More Quotes from Bhagavad-Gita:Destroyed is my delusion and recognition has been gained by me through Thy grace, O Krishna. I stand firm with my doubts dispelled. I shall act according to Thy word.
Action should culminate in wisdom.
By devotion one truly understand what and who I am in essence. Having known Me in essence, one immediately merges into Me.
A Karma-yogi whose mind is pure, whose mind and senses are under control, and who sees one and the same Self in all beings, is not bound (by Karma) though engaged in work.
As a lamp in a spot sheltered from the wind does not flicker, this simile is used for the subdued mind of a yogi practicing meditation on Brahman.
Just as a reservoir is of little use when the whole countryside is flooded, scriptures are of little use to the illumined man or woman who sees the Lord everywhere.
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My friends all regarded me as a man of unsound mind because I held the view that my wife was with me in spirit always. I have lived with her spirit guiding me every day and she is with me now as I write this letter, and helps me to do as I am now doing.
And for the few that only lend their ear, That few is all the world.
Virtuous people often revenge themselves for the constraints to which they submit by the boredom which they inspire.