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Knowledge, the object of knowledge and the knower are the three factors which motivate action the senses, the work and the doer comprise the threefold basis of action.
The self-controlled soul, who moves amongst sense objects, free from either attachment or repulsion, he wins eternal Peace.
The soul who meditates on the Self is content to serve the Self and rests satisfied within the Self there remains nothing more for him to accomplish.
Death is as sure for that which is born, as birth is for that which is dead. Therefore grieve not for what is inevitable.
As the kindled fire consumes the fuel, so in the flame of wisdom the embers of action are burnt to ashes.
For certain is death for the born And certain is birth for the dead Therefore over the inevitable Thou shouldst not grieve.
All created beings are unmanifest in their beginning, manifest in their interim state, and unmanifest again when they are annihilated. So what need is there for lamentation
As a man can drink water from any side of a full tank, so the skilled theologian can wrest from any scripture that which will serve his purpose.
For that which is born death is certain, and for the dead birth is certain. Therefore grieve not over that which is unavoidable.
Governing sense, mind and intellect, intent on liberation, free from desire, fear and anger, the sage is forever free.
Meditation is not for him who eats too much, nor for him who eats not at all not for him who is over much addicted to sleep, nor for him who is always awake.
On action alone be thy interest, Never on its fruits. Let not the fruits of action be thy motive, Nor be thy attachment to inaction.
There are two ways of passing from this world - one in light and one in darkness. When one passes in light, he does not come back but when one passes in darkness, he returns.
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