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12. TRAINING AND LEARNING
Training can impart discipline to those who are suitable material, not to those who are not.
Learning disciplines those, whose intellects have the desire to learn, capacity to listen attentively, power to grasp what is taught, to retain it in memory, discriminate between the important and the unimportant, draw inferences, deliberate and imbibe the truth and not others.
A young intellect is apt to consider whatever is told as the teaching of scientific knowledge, just as a fresh, raw object absorbs whatever material it is brought in contact with.
Teaching wrong things is a great crime.
Discipline and self-control are acquired by learning the various sciences under the authoritative control of concerned teachers.
That learning is called learning, from which result righteousness and wealth.
Persons standing out on account of their learning, intellect, valour, noble lineage and good deeds are venerated.
Thus this science has been propounded citing stratagems and devices for the acquisition and protection of this world and the other.
(This science) creates and preserves righteousness, wealth and physical pleasures.
It destroys unrighteousness, poverty and hatred.
It is from learning that the intellect is formed, through the intellect skill in action (yoga) and from yoga self-control follows.