ya ete pitr-devanam
ayane veda-nirmite
sastrena caksusa veda
jana-stho pi na muhyati
yahone who; eteon this path (as recommended above); pitr-devanamknown as pitr-yana and deva-yana; ayaneon this path; veda-nirmiterecommended in the Vedas; sastrenaby regular study of the scriptures; caksusaby enlightened eyes; vedais fully aware; jana-sthaha person situated in a material body; apieven though; nanever; muhyatiis bewildered.
Even though situated in a material body, one who is fully aware of the paths known as pitr-yana and deva-yana, and who thus opens his eyes in terms of Vedic knowledge, is never bewildered in this material world.
Acaryavan puruso veda: one who is guided by the bona fide spiritual master knows everything as stated in the Vedas, which set forth the standard of infallible knowledge. As recommended in Bhagavad-gita, acaryopasanam: one must approach the acarya for real knowledge. Tad-vijnanartham sa gurum evabhigacchet: [MU
tad-vijnanartham sa gurum evabhigacchet
samit-panih srotriyam brahma-nistham
To understand these things properly, one must humbly approach, with firewood in hand, a spiritual master who is learned in the Vedas and firmly devoted to the Absolute Truth.
[Mundaka Upanisad 1.2.12]
1.2.12] one must approach the acarya, for then one will receive perfect knowledge. When guided by the spiritual master, one attains the ultimate goal of life.

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