This book forms a companion volume to the Swami's Universal Prayers. In the Introduction a detailed and systematic account of the theory and practice of spiritual life is given. The main body of the book containing Sanskrit texts and their English translations, presents a large number of important scriptural passages through which the ancient sages and seers of India enlighten us on ethics, philosophy and practice of meditation.
What is the world that is to be given up? It is here. I am carrying it all with me. My own body. It is all for this body that I put my hand voluntarily upon my fellow human beings, just to keep it nice and give it a little pleasure. It is all for the body that I injure others and make mistakes.