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How to get Vairagya

How to get Vairagya

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Once a young prince saw a beautiful princess on the banks of a river, when he was on a
hunting excursion. The princess had a philosophical bent of mind. She had mastered several
Vedantic books. She was practicing deep meditation on the Atman. The prince approached and
wanted her to marry him. She flatly refused. The prince again and again entreated her in various
ways. She finally told him: “Please come and see me in my residence after ten days. I shall marry
you.” The prince also was a student of Vedanta but he had no real sustained Vairagya. He spent
sleeplessnightsandonthemorningofthetenthdayeagerlyproceededtothepalaceoftheprincess.

The young princess had already devised a means to escape from the clutches of marriage.
She took a drastic purgative of crouton oil continually for ten days and collected all the motions in
ten separate enamel commodes and arranged them all nicely with numbers I to X in a big room
coveringallthecommodeswithbeautifulsilkclothes.Shenowlookedallskinandbones.Hereyes
were sunken and she lay down on her bed.

The prince came to meet her with great joy. The maid-servant conducted him to the room,
where the princess lay. He could not recognize her. He asked the maid-servant : “Where is the
young,beautifullady?SheisnottheladywhomImettheotherday!”Towhichtheprincessreplied:
“O dear prince, I am the very same lady. I have carefully stored up my beauty in the yonder room.
Kindly go with me and see the accumulated beauty there. Come along with me now. I shall show it
to you.” So saying she took the prince to the room, removed the silk piece and asked the prince to
look at her beauty: She added “This is the beauty of my skin and flesh. ”The prince was simply
stunned. He did not speak a word to the lady. He prostrated himself at her feet and took her as his

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mother. He threw off his princely robes and retired into the forests. Now his heart was filled with
intense Vairagya. He sought the protection of a sage, got instructions from him, practiced rigorous
meditation and attained Knowledge of Self.

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