“Engage your mind always in thinking of Me, offer obeisances and worship Me. Being completely absorbed in Me, surely you will come to Me.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 9.34)
मन्-मना भव मद्-भक्तो
मद्-याजी मां नमस्कुरु
माम् एवैष्यसि युक्त्वैवम्
man-manā bhava mad-bhakto
mad-yājī māṁ namaskuru
mām evaiṣyasi yuktvaivam
Friend1: This question relates particularly to the modern-day situation. I get that in the past you could be a real sannyasi.
Friend2: What does that mean?
Friend1: Take to the renounced order of life. Formal entry into the fourth and last ashrama designated for the human being.
Friend2: What is an ashrama?
Friend1: A spiritual institution. The human being should belong to one at all times. That is another point of glorification for the Vedas. They want the best for people. They never leave a gap, where ignorance can take hold…
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