The universe has evolved from Praṇava; the evolution of Ji̅va is also from Praṇava. Therefore learn the Śāstra based on the Ji̅va. Leaving aside this Śāstra engulfing the Ji̅va, if it is simply explored outside, the true Śāstra will not be found. A life led forsaking this Śāsana is horrendous.
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