- साधूनां दर्शनं पुण्यं तीर्थभूता हि साधवः।
कालेन फलते तीर्थं सद्यः साधुसमागमः॥
- sādhūnāṁ darśanaṁ puṇyaṁ tīrthabhūtā hi sādhavaḥ|
kālena phalate tīrthaṁ sadyaḥ sādhusamāgamaḥ||
- Beholding the pious is meritorious, for they are sacred as sacred waters. One difference is unmistakeable, however – setting eyes upon the pious is instantaneously purifying, while resorting to holy waters purifies man in course of time.