A person in transcendental knowledge, they have a transcendental perspective on things. They’re seeing things from the point of view of what’s pleasing to Kṛṣṇa, what’s eternal, what’s everlasting. When we lose that, then we see what’s going to make my body happy, what’s going to make my mind happy. What’s my…We start thinking in all kinds of material terms and we lose sight of our eternal, spiritual condition, and therefore we become fearful. And this fear puts us into great anxiety.
His Holiness Jayapataka Swami Maharaj
1989, 13th October, SB class, @ New Talavan, USA