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Deluded by attachment to this illusory world and attracted by temporary joy, do not barter away the means of achieving permanent and complete happiness. Carry on your spiritual duties with full devotion.
Paramatma cannot be known without faith and steadfastness; Only through Prema comes Sraddha; only through Sraddha comes Jnana; only through Jnana comes Parabhakti; only through Parabhakti is Paramatma attained.
How then is Prema to be cultivated? It can be done through two methods:
The relationship of the Jiva and the Lord, the kinship between the two can be grasped by everyone who acquires three chief instruments:
Joy and peace do not inhere in external objects; they are in yourself. But people
in their foolishness search for those outside themselves in a world from
which, today or tomorrow, they are bound to depart. Therefore, awake soon.
Try to know the essence of everything; the eternal truth. Try to experience
the Love which is Paramatma itself. Discriminate at every turn, accepting
what is true and discarding the rest. So long as one has worldly desires
in view, he cannot escape sorrow.