yogi who has found peace, there is no distraction or
one-pointedness, no higher knowledge or ignorance,
no pleasure and no pain.
dominion of heaven or beggary, gain or loss, life
among men or in the forest, these make no difference
to a yogi whose nature it is to be free from
are no religious obligations, wealth, sensuality, or
discrimination for a yogi free from such opposites
as "I have done this," and "I have not done that."
nothing needing to be done or any attachment in his
heart for the yogi liberated while still alive.
Things will last just to the end of life.
no delusion, world, meditation on That, or
liberation for the pacified great soul. All these
things are just the realm of imagination.
whom all this is seen may well make out it doesn't
exist, but what is the desireless one to do? Even in
seeing it he does not see it.
whom the Supreme Brahma is seen may think "I am
Brahma," but what is he to think who is without
thought, and who sees no duality?
whom inner distraction is seen may put an end to it,
but the noble one is not distracted. When there is
nothing to achieve what is he to do?
man, unlike the worldly man, does not see inner
stillness, distraction, or fault in himself, even
when living like a worldly man.
is done by him who is free from being and non-being,
who is contented, desireless, and wise, even if in
the world's eyes he does act.
man who just goes on doing what presents itself for
him to do, encounters no difficulty in either
activity or inactivity.
is desireless, self-reliant, independent, and free
of bonds functions like a dead leaf blown about by
the wind of causality.
neither joy nor sorrow for one who has transcended
samsara. With a peaceful mind he lives as if without
joy is in himself, and who is peaceful and pure
within has no desire for renunciation or sense of
loss in anything.
acts without being able to say why, but is not
thereby a fool, he is one liberated while still
alive, happy and blessed. He is happy even in
is beyond mental stillness and distraction does not
desire either liberation or its opposite.
Recognizing that things are just constructions of
the imagination, that great soul lives as God here