They should be practised with great bhakti as if they were equivalent to the icons with life.
All along we have been doing SAdhanA in a dry mechanical way; but hereafter we have to do the shravaNa, manana etc. with great devotion that breathes a cold air.
The next step being sannyAsa, one may think that this is the ‘dry’ stage in the SAdhanA.
On the other hand, the wet and cool weather is going to start only now.
It is dry only from the outside.