|We must train ourselves to control the
senses. When we acquire this sense-control, we shall feel a sense of freedom in the mind.
Tranquillity ensures it. Craving and lust seem pleasures concealing a core of inevitable
If the impulsion of the senses is
controlled, tranquillity will come into being without any further effort. Then will ensue
a joy that will endure. To attain it, first the eyes must be held under check. Such
restraint of the senses is prescribed not for being known
as a mahatma or a sage. It is essential for
one's ordinary welfare and mental peace.