Sugar solution can be purified by boiling it with a few drops of milk; similarily can samskaras, the impurities that cloud consciousness, be removed by the contemplation of God. Worldly people as a rule take to religious practices only at an advanced age and soon grew weary and lack in energy. This is why men and women should be taught from early childhood to make God and the search after Truth the center of their lives so that they may not in their old age have to cry out piteously: "Eventide has come, my life is ebbing away. O Lord have mercy upon me and take me across!"
For the maintenance of the body one has to earn money and collect goods; it is right to remember at all times that it is of even greater importance to cultivate and develop one`s inner wealth.