samahitam yasya manah prasantam
danadibhih kim vada tasya krtyam
asamyatam yasya mano vinasyad
danadibhis ced aparam kim ebhih
If one’s mind is perfectly fixed and pacified, then tell me what need does one have to perform ritualistic charity and other pious rituals? And if one’s mind remains uncontrolled, lost in ignorance, then of what use are these engagements for him?