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DEEPYOGA.CA • DR. PANKAJ SETH, ND
True dispassion does not arise in one by austerity, charity, pilgrimage, etc., but only by directly perceiving one's own nature. There is no means for direct self-realization except right self-effort, hence one should give up dependence upon a god or fate.
                          The Concise Yoga Vasistha, Translated by Swami Venkatesananda • State University of New York Press, 1984