Real knowledge is expounded in Bhagavad-gita: “Just become Krishna conscious. Just worship Krishna and become a devotee of Krishna.”
Srimad Bhagavatam 3.24.18,
If you try to love God, you’ll gradually realize how much he loves you.
Quest for Enlightment,
The tendency in this world is that something has to thoroughly shake us up for us to really take shelter of the Lord.