(25) A woman in
divine respect of
her husband will always following
him in his vows, be of service to her husband, be eager to please him
and be well-disposed towards his friends and relatives [see also B.G. 1:
The Four Âs'ramas and How to Leave the Body
above [in verse 6] described directions of the guru for
the householder apply equally to the renunciate soul, be it that the householder
can have sexual intercourse for a certain period of time [see also B.G.
The Behavior of a Saintly Person
the sake of the pleasure of men and women and the avoidance
of misery, achieves opposite results, I have now ceased with that kind
of engagements. (27) Now
extend to which the spirit of intimate
human contact assumes the form of sensual pleasure [or, the degree to
which the demands of this world are associated with sense
gratification], I have entered this silence. Happiness is the natural
of the living entity and therefore I have definitively put an end to
all of this.
three, ......what follows is the second version.
The Supreme of the Householders Life
(24) It is
by these auspicious times [of being
regular to natural occurrences] that the fate of human beings is
improved. For the human being during all seasons to have auspiciousness,
those days must perform all kinds of ceremonies [*].
Nârada's Instructions on Sharing,
Irreligion, Yoga and Advaita
person and he who
considers him and what he heard from him as mortal and time-bound is
elephant that has bathed [and thereafter takes a dust bath].
again in following
what one calls the path of God
[this nivritti process],
he who endeavors for self-realization
will not return once he has found his position in the true self [see also B.G. 8: 16].
concerning the individual images
please look at the bottom of the chapter they belong to.