प्रमुखा विकल्पसूचिः उद्घाट्यताम्
एतत् पृष्ठम् अपरिष्कृतम् अस्ति
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THE VAIRAGYA-ŚATAKAM

 90. Those who have only their hand to eat from, who are contented with begged food, pure by itself, who repose themselves anywhere (i.e. require no house or bed), who constantly regard the universe like almost a blade of grass, who even before giving up the body experience the uninterrupted Supreme Bliss--for such Yogis indeed the path which is easy of access by Siva's grace becomes attainable. (The path, that is to sayof Moks? or supreme liberation).

कौपीनं शतखण्डजर्जरतरं कन्था पुनस्तादृशी
नेश्चिन्त्यं निरपेक्षभेक्षमशनं निद्रा श्मशाने वने ।
स्वातन्त्र्येण निरङ्कशं विहरणं स्वान्त प्रशान्तं सदा
स्थैर्य’ योगमहोत्सवेऽपि च यदि त्रेलोक्यराज्येन किम् ॥४१॥

91. If there is a kapina (even) worn out and shredded a hundred times and a wrapper also of the same condition, if one is free from all disquiet ing thought, if food there is, obtained uncondition ally from begging,andsleep on a crenation ground or in the forest, if one wanders alone without any let or hindrance, if the mind is always calmand if one is steadfast in the festive joy of Yoga, what is then worth the rulership of the three worlds ?

ब्रह्माण्डं मण्डलीमात्रं किं लोभाय मनस्विनः ।
शफरीस्फुरितेनाब्धिः क्षुब्धो न खलु जायते ॥ ४९ ॥

 92. Can this universe which is but a mere reflection,engender greed in wise men ? The ocean