MIND : ITS MYSTERIES AND CONTROL : 28.3.3.
Chapter 28 : Evil Vrittis And Their Eradication -3-3.
3. Beware Of Maya-a Warning To Aspirants - 3.
After seclusion for five years, the aspirant should test his mental state by coming into the world and mixing with the worldly people. If there is no attraction for objects, he can be quite sure that he has reached the third Jnana-Bhumika-Tanumanasi-a stage wherein the mind is thinned out like a slender thread.
Next : 4. How Lust Develops And Ruins
To be continued....