“brahmanyadaya karmani sangam tyaktva karoti yah
lipyate na sa papena padma patram iva ambhasa
“One who performs his duty without attachment, surrendering the results unto the Supreme Lord, is unaffected by sinful action, as the lotus leaf is untouched by water.”
Bhagavad Gita 5.10
“Walking down a street, sweeping a floor, washing dishes, hoeing beans, reading a book, taking a stroll in the woods-all can be enriched with contemplation and with the obscure sense of the presence of God.”
Thomas Merton. The Inner Experience: Notes on Contemplation. William H. Shannon, editor (San Francisco: Harper San Francisco, 2003): 66.
Thought for the Day: “One is not worried about the results of what is done.”
The Inner Experience: Notes on Contemplation: 66.