Quotes of Saints

The Master is within


“The master is within; meditation is meant to remove the ignorant idea that he is only outside. If he is a stranger whom you await, he is bound to disappear also. What is the use of a transient being like that? But so long as you think you are separate or that you are the […]

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Pure Joy


One may gain political and social independence, but if one is a slave to his passions and desires, one cannot feel the pure joy of real freedom. – Swami Vivekanand.

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Subhashita


यावत्स्वस्थो ह्ययं देहो यावन्मृत्युश्च दूरतः तावदात्महितं कुर्यात् प्राणान्ते किं करिष्यति – चाणक्य नीति Meaning of the subhashita: As long as the body is healthy, as long as death is far away (when younger), perform deeds beneficial for the soul. What can (one) do at the end of life (when death is near)?

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Truth (God)


One may have bathed in the holy Ganges or even in the Ganga Sagar; he may have performed many charities and observed many vows; yet unless one has glimpsed the Truth ( God), he will not gain release even after a hundred lives. – Adiguru Shankaracharya

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How to curb the bad thoughts coming in the mind ?


The bad thought should be nipped in the bud by supplanting counter divine thoughts. It should not be allowed to penetrate the physical body. If your will is strong, the evil thought can be driven at once. Pranayama, vigorous prayer, Vichara, Atmic contemplation, Saguna meditation and Satsanga can nip the evil thoughts in the bud […]

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A realised soul remains unaffected of his surroundings


The iron, once converted into gold by the touch of the Philosopher’s stone, may be kept under the ground, or thrown into a rubbish-heap, but it remains always gold, and will never return to its former condition. Similar is the case with him who has once touched the feet of the Almighty. Whether he dwells […]

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Trap of Maya


At the doors of large granaries are placed traps containing puffed rice (Moori) to catch mice. The mice attracted by the flavor of the fried rice, forget the more solid pleasures of tasting the rice inside the granary, and fall into the trap. They are caught therein and killed. Just so is the case with […]

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How do you get closer to God


Even if one lives in the world, one must go into solitude now and then. It will be of great help to a man if he goes away from his family, lives alone, and weeps for God even for three days. Even if he thinks of God for one day in solitude, when he has […]

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Eternal Joy


The extremely unattached embodied soul achieves samadhi. A person in samadhi experiences steady enlightenment. He who is enlightened to the Truth achieves liberation from bondage, and he who is truly liberated experiences eternal joy. – Adiguru Shankaracharya

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