- ya ete pitṛ-devānām
- ayane veda-nirmite
- śāstreṇa cakṣuṣā veda
- jana-stho 'pi na muhyati
yaḥ—one who; ete—on this path (as recommended above); pitṛ-devānām—known as pitṛ-yāna and deva-yāna; ayane—on this path; veda-nirmite—recommended in the Vedas; śāstreṇa—by regular study of the scriptures; cakṣuṣā—by enlightened eyes; veda—is fully aware; jana-sthaḥ—a person situated in a material body; api—even though; na—never; muhyati—is bewildered.
Even though situated in a material body, one who is fully aware of the paths known as pitṛ-yāna and deva-yāna, and who thus opens his eyes in terms of Vedic knowledge, is never bewildered in this material world.
Ācāryavān puruṣo veda: one who is guided by the bona fide spiritual master knows everything as stated in the Vedas, which set forth the standard of infallible knowledge. As recommended in Bhagavad-gītā, ācāryopāsanam: one must approach the ācārya for real knowledge. Tad-vijñānārthaṁ sa gurum evābhigacchet: [MU 1.2.12] one must approach the ācārya, for then one will receive perfect knowledge. When guided by the spiritual master, one attains the ultimate goal of life.