The ceaseless flow of thoughts is not confined only to the meditation hours, but it continues every moment. The mind, being unregulated, begins to move in conjunction with them, creating all sorts of troubles and disturbances.
Non-attention is the greatest weapon to fight thoughts, because thoughts without our attention have no power.
How can such a simple practice change the destiny of millions of people? Because of the infinite potential of the human heart and mind – the power of thought to direct change, and the power of love to conquer all.
Real happiness is a state of mind wherein even the idea of happiness is totally absent.
When many of us meditate together with hearts filled with love, unity and peace will come automatically.
Make friends of your enemies and the persons whom you dread, and do not do unto others as you would not wish others to do unto you.
Destiny can be changed only in the present.
Let the heart be involved in all facets of your existence.
It is a fact that wisdom develops with self-introspection, but who has the time for this? Those who develop the interest will find the time.
Through meditation, consciousness becomes your mirror that reflects your innate nature.
As our consciousness expands, the guidance from the heart, in all aspects of life, is automatic.
If something is derived from the Unlimited, it will carry the essence of its Origin, and thus, in itself, will have a sense of limitlessness.
Don't be like the autumn leaves falling from a tree, blown by the wind every which way, without any direction or focus.
One of the essentials in the making of one engaged in spiritual pursuit is moderation. It means balance in all senses and faculties.
If you sit by a fire, you feel warm; if you sit by ice, you feel cold. Why, then, would you not get transformed if you sit with a person who is perfect in discipline and etiquette?
Conscience can be described as the 'voice of the heart'.
The greatest obstruction on the path is offered by our feelings of partiality and prejudice.
To purify the self, any habits and emotions we have, which are against nobility of character and culture, need to be corrected, and all the tendencies need to be refined and reach their perfection.
When something ennobling is done, share that joy. Consciousness will then expand in an unbounded manner.
Once interest is developed in an activity, even the need for discipline goes away.
Life is a school where we have to learn lessons and graduate to the next class.
Imagine a better future. Think that the world is becoming joyous and that better days are coming. Slowly, these things will happen.