Be balanced in pleasure and pain, in life and death, in praise and censure, in gain and loss, in honor and dishonor. Thus will you be able to enter into the Infinite or the supreme Silence.
Renounce all desires by means of detachment and discrimination. Renounce the sense-objects. Then renunciation of desires will follow. Thereafter, live happily wherever thou pleasest.
A distaste for the objects of the senses is true freedom, and attachment to the objects is bondage. This is wisdom.
Blessed is he who is well established in his own essential divine nature! He is indeed a Self-king. The whole world will pay homage to such a sage.
The mind of a liberated sage ceases to function. He is free from delusion and inertia. He experiences indescribable peace, wisdom and bliss.
O seeker after liberation, attain wisdom of the Self and become a sage here and now. Be sincere in your endeavor.
From "Daily Sayings" by Swami Sivananda (1987-1963). More Informations on Swami Sivananda
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