Self-effort and God’s grace combined can give the wisdom to follow God’s grace and guidance.
When in question as to what to do, you can ask the guru, ‘what would you have me do. If no answer comes, you can act. Try to act in a way in which you feed it is God’s grace working through you.
Paramhansa Yogananda’s teachings represent the perfect balance between self-effort and being receptive to God’s grace.