10.14.58 Whoever adopts the lotus-feet of the Lord, far-famed for its sanctifying power and for its being the refuge of all virtuous men, as the boat for crossing the ocean of Samsara for them that ocean is like a puddle made by a calf‘s hoof. They attain to the Supreme State; they have no fear of downfall.
10.88.8 The worshipful Lord said: He on whom I am going to bestow my grace, I slowly deprive him of all his wealth. When his wealth is gone, his friends and kith and kin desert him, making him sink into utmost sorrow and despair.
10.88.9 When his further efforts to gain wealth also fail, thanks to My will, he becomes filled with dispassion and gets association with My devotees. On such a one I bestow My grace.
10.88.10 For this reason people do not adore Me, the Supreme Brahman, who is extremely subtle, being of the nature of pure Existence-Consciousness-Bliss, unlimited and impossible to be conceived with an impure heart. Men therefore adopt usually the worship of other deities.
10.88.11 As a consequence, they obtain soon from those easily propitiated deities kingdom, wealth and such worldly blessings and become so filled with arrogance and infatuation thereby that they forget themselves to the extent of disregarding and becoming oblivious even of the deity who favoured them