The event was recorded by S Venkataramaiah on a Christmas day, 25th December, 1935.
The pundit said that this was the matter-of-fact answer to his question.
What an unselfish action! The sage handed over the polished stick to a shepherd boy. He expected nothing in return.
According to the Karma Yoga the actions go automatically. Action without the sense of doership is Karma Yoga!
Skill in action lies in the practice of Karma yoga.
Lord Krishna declares:" Your right is to work only, but never to the fruit thereof. Be not instrumental in making your actions bear fruit, nor let your attachment be to inaction."
One who learns this secret is a real karma yogi.