Scripture class by Rev. Dr. Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati on Devi Gita, chapter 1, verse 24 given to students of the Ramakrishna Seminary at Kali Mandir via Zoom on 25 May 2022 on Zoom.
मन्त्रपारायणपराः केचित् कृच्छ्रादिकारिणः |
अन्तर्यागपराः केचित् केचित् न्यासपरायणाः || २४ ||
mantra-pārāyaṇa-parāḥ kecit kṛcchrādi-kāriṇaḥ |
antaryāga-parāḥ kecit kecit nyāsa-parāyaṇāḥ || 24 ||
"Some were devoted to chanting mantras, or practicing severe austerities.
Some were absorbed in mental sacrifices, and others implanted mystic powers in their bodies."