Yoga Vasistha in Poem

Chapter One: Dealing with Dispassion

6a. Wealth

It is wealth which deludes the ignorant
Creating worries, causing unsteadiness
Generating an appetite for even more
Indifferent to good and bad people
Wealth hardens the heart of all
As they pursue more and more of it
Happiness and wealth do not coexist
Rare are the wealthy without enemies
Wealth is the seed of evil thoughts
It adds fear to one's distress
Wealth seems to seek the one
Whom death has already chosen

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