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Remain sober-minded and free from ardent expectations!

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Be tolerant, composed, and even-minded; remain tranquil, taciturn, and meek in your mind; and be as a rich jewel, shining with your internal light. Thus you will be freed from the feverish vexations of this worldly life.
- Yoga Vasistha

समः स्वस्थः स्थिरमतिः शान्तशोकमना मुनिः ।
मौनी वरमणिस्वच्छो विज्वरो भव राघव ॥ ४५ ॥
samaḥ svasthaḥ sthiramatiḥ śāntaśokamanā muniḥ |
maunī varamaṇisvaccho vijvaro bhava rāghava || 45 ||
Be tolerant, composed, and even-minded; remain tranquil, taciturn, and meek in your mind; and be as a rich jewel, shining with your internal light. Thus you will be freed from the feverish vexations of this worldly life.
विविक्तः शान्तसंकल्पो धीरधीर्विजिताशयः ।
यथाप्राप्तानुवर्ती च विज्वरो भव राघव ॥ ४६ ॥
viviktaḥ śāntasaṃkalpo dhīradhīrvijitāśayaḥ |
yathāprāptānuvartī ca vijvaro bhava rāghava || 46 ||
Be rational and dispassionate and calm in your desire; remain sober-minded and free from ardent expectations; and rest satisfied with what you get of your own lot, in order to be freed from the feverish heat of worldliness.
वीतरागो निरायासो विमलो वीतकल्मषः ।
नादाता न परित्यागी विज्वरो भव राघव ॥ ४७ ॥
vītarāgo nirāyāso vimalo vītakalmaṣaḥ |
nādātā na parityāgī vijvaro bhava rāghava || 47 ||
Be unimpassioned and unperturbed with earthly cares; be pure and sinless, and neither be penurious nor prodigal, if you will be freed from the fever heat of this world.
विश्वातीतपदं प्राप्तः प्राप्तप्राप्तव्यपूरितः ।
पूर्णार्णववदक्षुब्धो विज्वरो भव राघव ॥ ४८ ॥
viśvātītapadaṃ prāptaḥ prāptaprāptavyapūritaḥ |
pūrṇārṇavavadakṣubdho vijvaro bhava rāghava || 48 ||
Be free from all anxiety, O Rama! by your obtaining of that good which the world cannot give, and which satisfies all our earthly wants. Have this supermundane bliss, O Rama, and be as full as the ocean, and free from the feverish cares of this world.
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