Do not try to avoid contact with others or with external nature. Develop a wider, a universal outlook. Look upon external nature as the vestment of God, the expression of the Will of God, the manifestation of His glory, His power, His might, His majesty. See these in every blade of grass, in every floral petal, every slice of fruit. Learn lessons from the rivers, the mountains, the stars and the sky. Through this worshipful attitude to man and best, plant and stone, you must remove the veils of thamas, rajas and sattwa and achieve equanimity - the stage where judgment itself is given up. Then, you become aware of your own Self, behind and beyond the three veils.
- Baba -