TEXT 256
vyadha kahe,--'yei kaha, sei ta' kariba'
narada kahe,--'dhanuka bhanga, tabe se kahiba'
vyadha kahe—the hunter replied; yei kaha—whatever you say; sei ta' kariba—that I shall do; narada kaheNarada Muni replied; dhanuka bhanga—break your bow; tabe—then; se kahiba—I shall speak to you.
"The hunter then said, 'My dear sir, whatever you say I shall do.' Narada immediately ordered him, 'First of all, break your bow. Then I shall tell you what is to be done.'
This is the process of initiation. The disciple must admit that he will no longer commit sinful activity-namely illicit sex, meat-eating, gambling and intoxication. He promises to execute the order of the spiritual master. Then the spiritual master takes care of him and elevates him to spiritual emancipation.

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