Srimad Bhagavatam 10.20.39-40 - Steps to remove False Ego (download mp3) , (download flv) and (download mp4)
by Dayal Chandra Prabhu at ISKCON Chowpatty
sanaih sanair jahuh pankam
sthalany amam ca virudhah
Gradually the different areas of land gave up their muddy condition and the plants grew past their unripe stage, in the same way that sober sages give up egotism and possessiveness. These are based on things different from the real self, namely, the material body and its by-products.
The word adisu in this verse indicates the by-products of the body, such as children, home and wealth.