Spiritual teachers have likened the path of a seeker to the sharp edge of a razor, for walking straight and true along the path of inner unfoldment requires constant vigilance. Alert and honest watchfulness is in itself a spiritual practise. How to develop that vigilance over ourselves is the subject matter of The Razor's Edge.
In these pages the authors give us practical hints and methods of "treading the path" as smoothly as possible. Since the mind is a delicate instrument, careful handling is advised. The authors point out that:
By applying the wisdom of the author's words to our own lives we begin to experience an inner transformation. If carefully nutured this inner growth results in a mind that is fully capable of processing unhindered toward the goal of spiritual self-unfoldment.