245. A saint (Sadhak) can know the path of self interest or well being (Atmahit or Kalyana) by / through listening: the path of sin or self injury (papa or Ahita) can also be known by/through the two paths of well-being and ill being and having being acquainted with the, the saint should follow (adopt /choose) that which I good and creditable.
246. Thereafter, the saint having settled himself in the prescribed code of conduct austerities and restraint based upon Right faith by order of Right Knowledge and having purified his soul by removing the felth of Karmas, moves from place to place (wanders/Bihar-Karta hai) through out his life, firmly and steadily.
247. The movements of a saint gets immerged into (bathes) in the unique knowledge of scriptures, which is full of exteme-joy (Atishya rasa ke atrik se yukta.) The more he moves, the more he gets jubilant (delighted) with ever fresh faith that is full of renunciation.
248. The imperfect soul, well versed in scriptural knowledge is not lost (damaged/harmed/destroyed) in the world: just as a needle with thread (in and hanging with it) is not lost in spite of that having been thrown in the waste matter.
249. (But) persons, well-acquainted with many kinds of scriptures who do not rever (in appropriate manner and who do not possess the jewel of universe and go to hell even.
250-251. A persons, fully conversant with all the agamas (Scriptures), may yet be ignorant of soul, if he has had (even) an iota of attachment. Such a man does not know non-soul (non-self) because he is ignorant of soul (self). And how can one be a Right-believer, when he is ignorant of soul and non-soul (both)?
252. The rule of jina defines knowledge knowledge which tells about elements: results in mental-restrain (chitta-nirooha): and purifies soul.
253. The rule of jina defines knowledge as that (Knowledge) which makes soul opposed to attachment (Raga-vimukha/indifferent to attachment); which causes soul to be engrossed in spiritual well being (shreya); and which enhances the thoughts and attitudes of compassion (or friendship) towards all (living-beings).
254. He-who perceives/conceived the self as not bound and not touched (Abaddha sprasta), not other than self (Ananya), without any diference (Avisesa) and without the beginning middle and end (Nirvikalpa)-alone understands the rule of jina in toto/intirety.
255. That man (alone) knows all scirptures who understands (holy/pure) soul as fundamentally (Tattvatal/constitutionally/elementarily) different from the unholy body and who deems/understands it (soul) to be a conscious being.
256. That (imperfect) soul alonewhich conceives (visualizes) pure soul, attains pure soul; on the contrary), the (imperfect) soul which conceives (visualizes) soul as impure one (i.e. unified with/indifferent with body), attains impure soul only.
257. He who knows the internal (spirit) (also) knows the external (Vahya/physique or physical). He who knows the external, (also) knows the internal. (In this manner the external and the internal coexist).
258. He who knows one (i.e. soul) knows all (i.e. universe). He who knows all. Knows one.
259. Therefore oh Bhavya-keep! three (they-self) always absorbed in this knowledge. Be ever contented with it. Be satisfied with it. (Thereby) thou shalt attain supreme bliss (infinite bless.)
260. He (alone) knows soul who knows lord (Bhagwan) Arhant (embodied pure soul) comprehensively/ fully in all aspects i.e. in respect of its substance (Dravya/content). Attributes (Guna) and modes (paryaya).
261. Just as a man who happens to find some hoard (hidden treasure). Utilizes that hoard for the benefit of his kinsmen (keeping it away from others) similarly a wise man utilizes the hard/treasure of knowledge acquired by him for his own benefit (i.e. for the benefit of his soul). Keeping himself away from other substances.