Archives for February 2011

Paramahansa Ramakrishna

“Perform your duties in an unselfish spirit. Always try to perform your duties without desiring any result. All, without exception, perform work. Even to chant the name and glories of God is work, as is the meditation of the non-dualist on ‘I am He’. Breathing is also an activity. There is no way of renouncing … [Read More]

Paramahansa Yogananda

“There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first… when you learn to live for others, they will live for you.” “Learn to be calm and you will always be happy.” “The happiness of one’s own heart alone cannot satisfy the soul; one must … [Read More]

Peter Deunov

“Nothing else is demanded of you but to be in harmony with the entire Universe.” “Peacemakers are living in the Divine Fire. Peacemaking is the Divine beam, which comes from the depth of the human soul. The peacemakers are the Sons of God. Peacemaking is a Divine Light and it comes from the flame that … [Read More]

Ramalinga Swami

Ramalinga Swami (Vallalar) was a great Siddha from Tamil Nadu who lived in the 1800’s. He attained all the siddhis from what he called the Grace Light. His body did not cast a shadow and it was impossible to photograph him. At the age of 50, he announced to his followers that he was going … [Read More]

Ramana Maharshi

“Happiness is your nature. It is not wrong to desire it. What is wrong is seeking it outside when it is inside.” “Nearly all mankind is more or less unhappy because nearly all do not know the true Self. Real happiness abides in Self-knowledge alone. All else is fleeting. To know one’s Self is to … [Read More]

Ramprasad Sen

“O foolish mind, do not indulge in hatred for any sacred way if you wish to enter pure Reality. With desperate longing for truth alone, the singer of this song has plunged into the ocean of ancient Scriptures, discovering at last that my blissful Mother, her black hair falling free in ecstasy, is the living … [Read More]

Rumi

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” “The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.” … [Read More]