Work completes knowledge Without
Work completes knowledge. Without work, devotion with knowledge becomes just a bondage and without knowledge it becomes a formality.
Sri Sri: Knowledge and devotion are two legs of a chair. If you pull one, next follows. Knowledge brings devotion and vice versa.
Work done as a sacrifice for Vishnu has to be performed, otherwise work causes bondage in this material world. Therefore, O son ofKunti, perform your prescribed duties for His satisfaction, and in that way you will always remain free from bondage. (3.9)
And that knowledge by which one is attached to one kind of work as the all in all, without knowledge of the truth, and which isvery meager, is said to be in the mode of darkness. (18.22)
Knowledge, the object of knowledge, and the knower are the three factors that motivate action; the senses, the work and the doerare the three constituents of action. (18.18)
One can get knowledge, happiness, peace and satisfaction by performing every work with pure heart.
One who is in knowledge of the Absolute Truth, O mighty-armed, does not engage himself in the senses and sense gratification,knowing well the differences between work in devotion and work for fruitive results. (3.28)
With selfless devotion in God, a man can get the nectar of knowledge, devotion and strength and can become noble.
With the selfless devotion in Supreme Lord, a person can attain the nectar of knowledge, devotion and strength and can become noble.
Books have knowledge, knowledge is power, power corrupts, corruption is a crime, & crime doesn’t pay..so if you keep reading, you will go broke.