Experience truth for yourself and don’t rely only upon the experiences of others. Truth has only one reference for verification – personal experience.
The ignorant is like a person who is sitting beside a mountain of gold, yet still remains a beggar. When a person has met their guru, and with an open heart allows the guru to show how to see, that person discovers the wealth that is with them, that person is known as wise.
(Source: Shree Maa - The Life of a Saint)