Shrimad Bhagavad Gita As It Is -Shri Shrimad A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
Chapter 6: Verse-44
pürväbhyäsena tenaiva hriyate hy avaso ’pi sah
By virtue of the divine consciousness of his previous life, he automatically becomes attracted to the yogic principles—even without seeking them. Such an inquisitive transcendentalist stands always above the ritualistic principles of the scriptures.
Advanced yogis are not very much attracted to the rituals of the scriptures, but they automatically become attracted to the yoga principles, which can elevate them to complete krsna consciousness, the highest yoga perfection. In the such disregard of Vedic rituals by the advanced transcendentalists is explained as follows:
aho bata sva-paco ’to gariyän yaj-jihvägre vartate näma tubhyam
- pürva=previous; abhyäsena=by practice; tena=by that; eva=certainly; hriyate=is attracted; hi=surely; avasah=automatically; api=also; sah=he; jijnäsuh=inquisitive; api=even; yogasya=about yoga; sabda-brahma=ritualistic principles of scriptures; ativartate=transcends.
- Srimad-Bhägavatam 3.33.7