How does the wise one perceive the world? || Acharya Prashant on Ashthavakra Gita (2018)

The foolish one is always under attack in his own perception.

The wise one is fully secure, he is not being attacked.

The wise man, therefore, has not really cut at the root of this world.

He has, firstly, cut at his own insecurity.

When you have cut down your insecurity, then you are no more a slave of the world.

You are no more standing in front of the world with the hope of fulfillment.

Knowledge is useful, but only to a wise user || Acharya Prashant (2018)

We must know the very root of knowledge.

We must know why man finds knowledge important.

We must know both, the usefulness and the limitations of the knowledge.

As long as you are taking yourself as lost and stranded, you need knowledge.

And when you are someone who fundamental desire has been quenched, then knowledge is no more that appealing.

You would still have knowledge, but your urge towards knowledge would not be the urge of a dying man, thirsty man towards water.

Now knowledge to you would be like a hobby.

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