Chapter 4: The Supreme Knowledge
He utters loving and affectionate words. He lives in the company of saints and studies the scriptures. With complete unity of mind, speech and action, he follows them. Seeking to cross the ocean that is the world, he cultivates the above-mentioned ideas. And he is called a beginner, one performing his preliminaries. This is called the first stage.
Remember, all this is just the beginning, just the first step of creating the situation. This is not the end - just the preliminary, just the first step.