The following article was originally delivered as a Satsang Sermon by Acharya Hersh Khetarpal on September 1, 2002.

One of the most stirring Yogic scriptures, the Kath Upanishad uses two marvelous words to help us see which course of action will lead to trouble in the long run and which will lead to detached, loving living. These words apply to every choice, in every circumstance, so they dispel the haze that often surrounds a difficult situation.

Whenever you have a choice, ask yourself this question: “Which is Preya and which is Shreya, the long term good?”

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