Shri Datta Swami

Jnana Saraswati – Parabrahma Sutras


166. Service alone yields fruit

सेवाकर्म फलजनकं तयोर्जातम्।१६६।
sevākarma phalajanakaṁ tayorjātam|166|

The work or service is born out of knowledge and devotion, which alone is the source of the fruit.


Worship of God through work is called as seva or karmayoga, which is consequence of knowledge and devotion. In fact, this consequence is very important and is the source of grace of God. The knowledge and devotion have no value if the consequence is not seen. This consequence involves the sacrifice of work and fruit of work. This consequence alone can yield the fruit through the grace of God.

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