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With victory over attachment, you find unlimited enjoyment
“Mohajayadanantabhogat sahajavidya jayah”
With victory over attachment, you find unlimited enjoyment, naturalness automatically arises in you, and you can succeed in any work. There is no use getting entangled in the abilities and successes you gain after winning over attachment.
So you achieved some success – say you became an expert veena player. If you hold onto the thought that nobody plays the veena better than I do, your ego gets bigger, and when you meet someone who plays the veena better than you, jealousy starts. Your calm poise and cheerfulness vanish.
When you see someone close to you talk with someone else and smile at him, your stomach churns because you feel that he should speak only to you and to no one else. What do they keep an eye on? If one smiles at someone else, the other suspects he is thinking about that person. They wonder whether their mind is being distracted, and they try to bind each other’s mind. You cannot even control your own mind! Why do you try to control the mind of others?
“Mohajayadanantabhogat” – When you win victory over attachment, you find unlimited enjoyment. The satisfaction that we feel when you accomplish something through attachment is very little. “Mohajayadanantabhogat” – your happiness and your consciousness are unlimited. To enjoy such vast happiness, you need to escape from attachment, let go of small pleasures.
If you do not rise above attachment, the small mind will only think, “What about me… my son, my daughter, my mind.” Just as your children belong to you, your neighbors’ children also belong to you. “Everyone belongs to me” – you can win over attachment only when this feeling dawns in you.