man meditating on a wooden platform; man standing in water

man meditating on a wooden platform; man standing in water up to his chest with flowers around him

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Remember, your powers of observation are cultivated by abstinence from excessive talk. That is all you have to do to begin with--be more silent and observing, not wasting or dissipating this most vital power.
—Gurudeva