• It will not do merely to listen to great principles. You must apply them in the practical field, turn them into constant practice. What will be the good of cramming the high - sounding dicta of the scriptures? You have first to grasp the teachings of the Shastras, and then to work them out in practical life. Do you understand? This is called practical religion.

    Swami Vivekananda, Ann Myren (1993). “Living at the Source: Yoga Teachings of Vivekananda”, Shambhala Publications
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