|The only justification for a man to
remain in family life and for acquiring and keeping property (without becoming a sanyasin)
is that he may command the means by which help may be given to those Who seek help. Family
life is not a right,-but a duty arising out of the obligations of the individual to
To sit for a meal by oneself, keeping out those who come expecting
hospitality, is a thing to be abhorred even if the food were the elixir of immortality.
The Goddess of Prosperity will be gladdened in heart and linger in the house of the man
whose smiling face welcomes those who seek hospitality.