An artist paints with focus; the painting becomes complete only through ekagrata (one-pointedness). Similarly, whatever is our goal, we need focus on that to make it complete.
We should acquire control of the mind and possess the power to stop it, like the brakes of a new car reduce the speed and stop the vehicle whenever necessary.
Real life is developed from within. Real living means that the soul expresses itself through all one's thoughts, words and actions. A person becomes fearless once he understands the nature of the imperishable soul.
How to attain concentration? There are no short cuts. Constant practice is needed. In the beginning, it is a great thing if by chance we get even one or two minutes of concentration in an hour. We should make continuous and sincere effort without stopping until we gain one pointed concentration.
We should live every moment with awareness.
Chant your mantra while engaged in work. This way, the mind will be continuously focused on Him.
Many people talk a lot about environmental preservation, but true greatness lies in putting these principles into practice and actually doing something about it.
Devotion is not a mental weakness. Neither is it only the first step, but something like the substratum for attaining the goal.