A skilled yogi blossoms even while living in the three gunas, just as a lotus flower blossoms in muddy waters.

An angry mind  Is filled with smoke  It spreads smoke Like a smoldering fire A mind embedded in past Is filled with foul smell It spreads foul smell Like rotten food A mind filled with joy Spreads fragrance Like a flower. Live like a yogi! A yogi is very aware of what he thinks, speaks, and acts,  so that any of these don't cause disturbance in  others' minds. He looks at his intentions before he speaks or acts. If the intention is to hurt someone or put someone down, he doesn't speak or act. If the intention is good, and if he must speak or act that may disturb others, he thinks...