The entire universe is an illusion, appearing like a city seen inside a mirror, within one’s own self,
This illusion, due to the conjuring power of the self, is seen to arise outside one’s own self, just as in a dream while asleep,
To that self, who upon awakening, intuits that this entire illusion is nothing other than his own self,
Salutations to him, the personification of our teacher, lord Shree Dakshinaamoorti.
Dakshinaamoorti Strotram, By Lord Shankaracharya
Therefore, I will treat all people, objects, situations as transitory.
I will not get too attached to them, yet give them the attention that is required.
I will be ready to deal with any person or any situation anytime, anywhere.