" Embedded impressions of previous pleasant
experiences form the root of diversion and
temptation. They form the root of losing the
path, moving away from the straight path and
going into byways, away from blessedness.
Therefore there is only one way. These deep-rooted
samskaras (mental impressions) and vasanas
(subtle desires) must be destroyed at their
..... "There are only two methods of dealing with
them. One powerful method is to constantly affirm
the Reality. Identify yourself with the true Self,
your essential, real Being, which has neither
birth nor death. Then the question of previous
births and previous impressions itself becomes
absurd. This is the super method, constantly
identifying yourself with your nitya nija svarupa
(own eternal nature) where there is neither upadhi,
nor samskara, nor vasana, nothing....
.."The other powerful method is to destroy them
where they are through deep meditation and the power
of the Divine Name. That is the purpose of japa.
This technique of deep meditation and the power of
the Divine Name can do the impossible, it can do
everything for you ."