Cease listening to instruction
Cease listening to instruction, my son, And you will stray from the words of knowledge.
Listening is like a torch that dispels the darkness of ignorance. If you are able to make your mental continuum wealthy thorough listening, no one can steal that wealth. It is supreme wealth.
Sophisticated listening devices are nothing new. Where I live, we call them ‘neighbors’.
Listening is an attitude of the heart, a genuine desire to be with another which both attracts and heals.
Because you are My very dear friend, I am speaking to you My supreme instruction, the most confidential knowledge of all. Hearthis from Me, for it is for your benefit. (18.64)
Having obtained real knowledge from a self-realized soul, you will never fall again into such illusion, for by this knowledge youwill see that all living beings are but part of the Supreme, or, in other words, that they are Mine. (4.35)
The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: While speaking learned words, you are mourning for what is not worthy of grief. Those whoNever was there a time when I did not exist, nor you, nor all these kings; nor in the future shall any of us cease to be. (2.12)