Gyana(spiritual knowledge) is discrimination between the real and the unreal, between the permanent and the impermanent, between the Self and the non-Self. Gyana dawns in a man through the Grace of God. The Grace can come only after one has done unceasing selfless service in countless births with the feeling that he is an instrument of the Lord and that the work is an offering to the Lord. The door to the higher mind is flung open when there is an awakening of discrimination.
When you are fully aware of the magnitude of human sufferings in this miserable, materialistic world, you will naturally begin to discriminate between what is real and what is unreal. Brahman is real and Jagat is unreal. This is Gyana .
Then sincerity or Sraddha will develop. Then aspiration or keen longing to realise God will be felt. Then you will have to remember the Truth constantly…
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