भवन्तु सद्दर्शन साधनानि परस्य नामाकृतिभिः सपर्याः ।
सद्वस्तुनि प्राप्त तदात्म भावा निष्ठैव सद् दर्शनमित्यवेहि ॥ —१०
सद्दर्शन् साधनानि = means to vision of truth; परस्य = of the absolute; सपर्याः = worship;
नामाकृतिभिः = with names and forms; भवन्तु = let them be; सद्वस्तुनि = in reality; प्राप्त
तदात्म भावा = where abidance is as – ‘It is Me’; निष्ठैव = clear abidance alone; सद्
दर्शनमित्यवेहि = know as the vision of truth.
Let the worship of names and forms of the absolute, be means to the vision of truth. Know that, as the vision of truth where the abidance is abidance as – ‘It is Me’.
The scriptures have given out many methodologies for one to arrive at the truth. There is a synthesis between religion and philosophy; so much so that, for a lay man; philosophy is difficult (next to impossible) to be digested without religion. Religion as an independent dogma does nothing in the spiritual growth of a person. A person will remain the same insecure, ignorant mortal if he does not mature religiously as thought progresses.
To suit the needs of all people who are not ready for a dose of metaphysics, we have karma yoga and upAsana. One is engaged in activities and uses the very same activities to purify the mind and gain focus. Continue reading