Control the Senses
यदा पञ्चावतिष्ठन्ते ज्ञानानि मनसा सह ।
बुद्धिश्च न विचेष्टते तामाहुः परमां गतिम् ॥ १०॥
yadā pañcāvatiṣṭhante jñānāni manasā saha .
buddhiśca na viceṣṭate tāmāhuḥ paramāṃ gatim .. 10..
When the five instruments of knowledge stand still, together with the mind and when the intellect does not move, that is called the Supreme State.
Swami Vivekananda Says —
When the senses are held as slaves by the human soul, when they can no longer disturb the mind, then the Yogi has reached the goal.[Source]
The man who has given up all desires, who desires nothing, not even this life, nor freedom, nor gods, nor work, nor anything. When he has become perfectly satisfied, he has no more cravings.” (Ibid. 55.) He has seen the glory of the Self and has found that the world, and the gods, and heaven are … within his own Self. Then the gods become no gods; death becomes no death; life becomes no life. Everything has changed.
‘A man is said to be [illumined] if his will has become firm, if his mind is not disturbed by misery, if he does not desire any happiness, if he is free of all [attachment], of all fear, of all anger.’
“As the tortoise can draw in his legs, and if you strike him, not one foot comes out, even so the sage can draw all his sense-organs inside,” (Ibid. 58.) and nothing can force them out. Nothing can shake him, no temptation or anything. Let the universe tumble about him, it does not make one single ripple in his mind.[Source]