Question: How do we renounce temptation?Sri Chinmoy: We renounce temptation by remembering our own personal experience that temptation gives birth to frustration and frustration gives birth to destruction. Who wants to be destroyed? Not you. Not he. Not I. We have so much to do for God. Since He is eagerly waiting for us we must not delay; we must realise Him and start manifesting Him devotedly and unconditionally in His own way.
Sri Chinmoy, AUM — Vol.II-1, No.10, 27 October 1974, Vishma Press, 1974