अंतस्त्यक्तकषायस्य निर्द्वन्द्वस्य निराशिषः।
यदृच्छयागतो भोगो न दुःखाय न तुष्टये॥३- १४॥

aṃtastyaktakaṣāyasya nirdvandvasya nirāśiṣaḥ ।
yadṛcchayāgato bhogo na duḥkhāya na tuṣṭaye ॥ 3-14॥

Ashtavakra Samhita Chapter 3 Verse 14

That person who has renounced worldly attachments from his mind, and is free from the pairs of opposites, and is free from desires and cravings, to such a person, no experience, coming as a matter of course, can cause either pain or pleasure.

अष्टावक्र उवाच –
तदा बन्धो यदा चित्तं  किन्चिद् वांछति शोचति।
किंचिन् मुंचति गृण्हाति  किंचिद् हृष्यति कुप्यति॥८-१॥

tadā bandho yadā chittaṃ kiñchid vāñchati śochati ।
kiṃchin mruchanti gṛunhāti kiṃchid dṛusyati kupyati ॥ 8-1॥

Ashtavakra Samhita Chapter 8 Verse 1

It is bondage, when the mind, desires or craves or grieves or laments at any thing or situation, either accepts or rejects anything, feels happy or angry at anything.

तदा मुक्तिर्यदा चित्तं  न वांछति न शोचति।
न मुंचति न गृण्हाति  न हृष्यति न कुप्यति॥८- २॥

tadaa muktiryadaa chittam na banchhati na shochati
na munchati na grunwhati na hrusyati na kupyati॥ 8-2॥

Ashtavakra Samhita Chapter 8 Verse 2

Liberation is achieved, the moment, the mind is free from desires and cravings and grievances. Liberation is achieved when the mind does not reject or accept, or feel happy or angry.

May God and the Great Masters, Bless, Guide, Protect and Inspire you.

With much love and humbleness,
Paramahansa Atmananda Ji

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