"Truth is one, sages call It by different names"
"self control doesn’t come
from controlling our feelings but from feeling our feelings."
"This is your life,
and nobody is going to teach you, no book, no guru.
"Come to know who you are by any means.
"These are the times and
we are the people"
"Religion is to seek after that which
you have never lost...
"Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness.
Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation), there is one elementary truth, the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves too.
All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred.
A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising in one's favor all manner of unforeseen incident's and meetings and material assistance, which no man could have dreamed would have come his way.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it.
genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now."
"Only if you
set and sustain a goal/attitude/visualization combination as your most important
yourself, all others, and the Source of Life,
of the behavior of others, will the outcomes always and reliably be positive,
enhance life energy, and will you grow into expressing the fullness of who you
truly are, a Being of spiritual love, wisdom and strength."
"The way to the
liberation of the soul through Self-Knowledge is called yoga. Vedanta speaks of
four yogas, or paths to the goal: Jnana-Yoga, or the direct way of
Knowledge; Bhakti-Yoga, or the natural way of divine love; Karma-Yoga,
or the practical way of unselfish work; and Raja-Yoga, or the scientific
way of concentration and meditation. The primary road block to Self-Knowledge is
the restless mind. The four Yogas are four ways to overcome the restlessness."
in the West is like a peal of laughter; but underneath, it is a wail. It ends in
a sob. The fun and frivolity are all on the surface: really it is full of tragic
intensity. Now here (in India), it is sad and gloomy on the outside, but
underneath are carelessness and merriment."
"You teach what
you have to learn.
learned silence from the talkative,
"When one teaches,
and everyone in your life is there by your choice"
"You can't not
have enlightenment, but you can claim to not have it.
you are in a healthy, intimate relationship when you have created a relationship
"What lies behind
us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."
"The size of
a person should be measured by what makes them angry.
"When one realizes
that all objects that seem either attractive or repulsive are merely compounds
"You have the power to change. No one else can do it for you."
"Whenever you are not getting what you need, you are always looking in the wrong direction."
"Material success can only make you
happy if you are already happy."
"Self is the
opaque veil that hides the Face of God from us.
ultimate Truth is beyond words. Doctrines are words. They're not the Way.
"When you give it
all up, you get it all. You end up losing absolutely nothing,
if you can cease all restless activity, your integral nature will appear."
"Look at this
window: it is nothing but a hole in the wall, but because of it the whole room
is full of light.
"Nothing makes man more unhappy than the untruth appearing as the truth."
was a perfect physical instrument. It served the consciousness of man and woman
and the will of the earth. Nothing suffered from its activities. Today the
instrument has taken over. The servant has usurped the master's role."
"I say unto you
that suffering is not holding you, you are holding suffering.... And when you
become good at the art of letting sufferings go, then you'll come to realize
what you were dragging around with you. And for that, no one else other than you
was responsible.... The truth is that existence wants your life to become a
festival...because when you are unhappy, you also throw unhappiness all around."
"I am only acting
as a mirror to your life, in which you can see yourself as you are;
come to Truth through any organization, through any creed, through any dogma,
priest or ritual, not through any philosophic knowledge or psychological
technique. He has to find it through the understanding of the contents of his
own mind, through observation and not through intellectual analysis or
"If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were."
"Ever has it been
known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation."
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