Quotes of Saints

There is no difference between God, Guru and Self


“A person begins with dissatisfaction. Not content with the world he seeks satisfaction of desires by prayers to God; his mind is purified; he longs to know God more than to satisfy his carnal desires. Then God’s Grace begins to manifest. God takes the form of a Guru and appears to the devotee; teaches him […]

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You cannot find God if you are ignorant


You see many stars in the sky at night, but not when the sun rises. Can you therefore say that there are no stars in the heavens during day? O man because you cannot find God in the days of your ignorance, say not that there is no God. – Swami Ramakrushna Paramahamsa

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Everything is predetermined.


• One comes into existence for a certain purpose. That purpose will be accomplished whether one considers oneself the actor or not. Everything is predetermined. – Ramana Maharshi

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Control of the mind should be taught first.


The less you read, the better. Read the Gita and other good works on Vedanta. That is all you need. The present system of education is all wrong. The mind is crammed with facts before it knows how to think. Control of the mind should be taught first. If I had my education to get […]

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Difference between self-reliance and entire surrender to the will of God.


• The young of a monkey clasps and clings to its mother. The young kitten cannot clasp its mother, but mews piteously whenever it is near her. If the young monkey lets go its hold on its mother, it falls down and gets hurt. This is because it depends upon its own strength; but the […]

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The path of bhakti is superior to the path of knowledge


Saint Kabeer elucidates about the devotion of gopees: कबीर कबीर क्या कहे । जाओ जमुना तीर । इक गोपीके प्यारमें । बह गए लाख कबीर । – संत कबीर. Meaning: Do not consider Kabeer a superior devotee. Go to the banks of the river Yamuna and look at the gopees. The unconditional love they have […]

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Shabdjaal


Shabdjaal (the tangle of words) is like a forest that confuses the mind; hence, the knowledgeable one must undertake a research into the truth of self.- Adiguru Shankaracharya

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Bonding with Chanting


सुमिरन सो मान लाइये जैसे पानी मीन | प्राण तजै पल बिछुरै सत्य कबीर कहे दीन || – संत कबीर   Meaning : One should develop so much of bonding with chanting as is the relation of a fish with water. It does not survive once it is separated from the water for even a […]

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Quotes of saints


God Vishnu s trance Lakshmi : you keep sleeping in ocean of milk,however people are able to cross vast sea of materialism just by chanting of thy holy name.,How is this possible ? Narayan: Then I remain immeresed in trance as propounded in Holy Gita.(H.H.Vasant Balaji Athvale)

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