Sensual experiences are so intense that we tend to forget there is something beyond them. The reason that we're occupied with the senses is that we have focused our attention upon them. Rama offers two ways to overcome the suffering created by the dream of the senses. One is to alter the dream by refocusing your attention upon God. The other is to put an end to the dreamer by stopping thought.
Talk 13 of 28 in the Lakshmi Series.