“This is the ultimate end of man, to find the One which is in him; which is his truth, which is his soul; the key with which he opens the gate of the spiritual life, the heavenly kingdom.”
“Half an hour’s meditation each day is essential, except when you are busy. Then a full hour is needed.”
“Total relaxation is the secret to enjoying sitting meditation. I sit with my spine upright, but not rigid; and I relax all the muscles in my body.”
“What we see as death, empty space, or nothingness is only the trough between the crests of this endlessly waving ocean. It is all part of the illusion that there should seem to be something to be gained in the future, and that there is an urgent necessity to go on and on until we get it. Yet just as there is no time but the present, and no one except the all-and-everything, there is never anything to be gained – though the zest of the game is to pretend there is.”
“If one could be made to understand that caring for oneself is bondage, while feeding others is freedom, then life would be easy for all.”
“Are you happy with yourself?
Are you doing what you like?
Gather courage and go for it.
Life belongs to those who dare to live.”
“There was a beginning of the world
That may be regarded as the mother of the world.
Attain the mother and you will know her children.
Hold on to the mother, and you will not meet with harm all your life.”
“Hospitality…helps ensure a generous spirit of love in which wisdom naturally flourishes. Without that spirit, there may be great learning but it will not bear fruit as the realisation of unity or the Self.”