Not in a perturbed mind does wisdom spring.
Lotus wherever it grows is beautiful and pure.
Success is slow and is never possible without reflection.
Not by enjoyment is desire appeased.
He who’s bereft of desire is happy.
Though one devote himself to many teachers, he must take the essence, as the bee from the flowers.
Liberation obtained through knowledge of the twenty-five principles teaches the one only knowledge – that neither I am, nor is aught mine, nor do I exist.
Scriptural rites and forms are but works; they are not the chief end of man.
Atma is other than body; not material, because over-seeing physical nature, and because over-seeing physical nature, and because while this is the thing experienced, the Atma it is that experiences.
Atoms are not the cause of it, for atoms have neither pleasure nor pain.
Light does not pertain to the unintelligent, and the Atma is essentially light.
Mind is perishable, but not Atma. It is an error to mistake even mind, as such, for Atma.
Only Atma can be liberated; because only that can be isolated, in which blind, changeling qualities are but reflected, and do not constitute its essence.