After many births the wise ones resort (or surrender) to
Me by realizing that everything is (a manifestation of) Brahman indeed.
Such a great soul is very rare.(7.19)
They, whose wisdom has been carried away by various
desires impelled by their own Sanskaara, resort to other gods (or deities) and
practice various religious rites.
Whosoever desires to worship whatever deity (using
whatever name, form, and method) with faith, I make their faith steady in that very
Endowed with steady faith they worship that deity, and
fulfill their wishes through that deity. Those wishes are, indeed, granted only by