Thought for the Day - 30th Nov 2010

Every sense runs after external objects one after the other, one supporting the other, restlessly and miserably. One must bring under control the mind, the reasoning faculty and the senses which roam aimlessly behind objective pleasures. One must train them to take on the task of concentrating all attention on the glory and majesty of God to follow one systematic course of one-pointed discipline. Bring them all and lead them towards the Higher Path. Their unlicensed behaviour has to be curbed. They must be educated by means of Japa (chanting God’s name), Dhyana (meditation) or noble deeds, or some other dedicatory and elevating activity that purifies and ennobles.

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