Friday, November 27, 2009

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With GOD , your life really begins. You start pulsating on new plane, radiating joy. Your life takes the color of the rainbow; you are all the colors, the whole spectrum. Your life becomes music, all the notes; you become an orchestra. Each moment it goes deeper, becomes more and more sweet. You start having a love affair with existence for the first time.

Knowing GOD, your life starts soaring high for the first time, you have wings. Minus GOD you are just crawling in the mud. The flight of the alone to the alone becomes possible.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

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One is not aware of who one is, one is not aware of from where one is, one is not aware of where one is going. One is not aware of why one is at all, why this whole existence is. One simply goes on like a robot, doing things, managing somehow.

Man is so unconscious that he is not even conscious of his unconsciousness.

Friday, November 20, 2009

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The secret of success in life lies in keeping the head above the storm of heart. A successful man never allows his faculty of discirmination and judgement to be disturbed by the rising tides of his mental emotions. When emotions and impulses start dictating our actions, we sink to the level of the animals. To mould one's destiny is the privilege of the man of cultivated will and not of the animals of natural unique impulses.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

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Spirituality is very necessary to keep oneself alive. Having understood what is what, you come to the conclusion that death is also an illusion. A jnani is one who abides in the Absolute, who is the Absolute only. Only a jnani knows that everything is not, everything will not be, and everything has never been. For a jnani, individuality has been liquidated completely; there is only manifest consciousness, which is ample and plenty for him.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

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Only the present has power over our lives. When you read the future in the cards, you are bringing the future into the present, and that can cause serious harm. The present could confuse your future.
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Wednesday, October 14, 2009

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The world around us is full of ptoential disturbances that we cannot eliminate. The neighbhors, the traffic, loud music in shops and restaurants, litter on the streets, our families, our colleagues, our friends - anything can impinge on us at any moment. And these are only the small things ......we can live in peace within ourselves, remembering that we have the right and the capacity to remain undisturbed.....that s through Meditation.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

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In your silence - when there are no words, no language, nobody else is present - you are getting in tune with existence. This sereinty, this silence, this aloneness will bring you immnese rewards. It will allow you to grow to your full potential. For the first time you will be an individual, for the first time have the touch and the taste of freedom, and for the first time the immensity, the unboundedness of existence will be yours with all its blissfulness. It is going to take you to the ultimate peak of ecstasies.

Monday, September 21, 2009

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Saturday, September 12, 2009

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There are many keys in life which can open the doors of treasures even today, unfortunately we neither know anything about these treasures nor about the locks which may be opened. And if we do not know either about the treasures or the locks, the what is left in our hands cannot even be called a key. It can only be a key if it opens a lock. This key has left a sort of lingering of fragrance in the unconscious mind of man.

Saturday, September 5, 2009

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As spider spreads out and withdraws its thread, as on the earth grow the herbs and trees, and as from the living man issues out hair on the head and b0dy, so out of the Immutable does the universe emerge here in this phenomenal creation.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

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Surrender, all will be well. Throw all responsibilities on to GOD. If one surrender to God, there will be no cause for anxiety. If you are protected by God, you must be able to abide by his will and not grieve over whether things go as you would wish or not. If your desires are fulfilled, do not be elated, and if you are frustrated, do not be disappointed. The elation may be deceptive and should be checked, for initial joy may end in grief.

Friday, August 28, 2009

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You know all those tricks we play upon ourselves and upon others-if you are clever enough to play tricks upon others. So there is this immense suffering brought by man against man. We bring suffering to the animals, we kill them, we eat them, we have destroyed species after species because our love is fragmented. We love GOD and kill human beings.

Monday, August 10, 2009

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When you suffer, psychologically, remain with it completely without a single movement of thought. Then you will see out of that suffering comes that strange thing called passion. And if you have no passion of that kind you cannot be creative. Out of that suffering comes compassion. And that energy differs totally from the mechanistic energy of thought.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

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Saturday, August 1, 2009

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Stick to your consciousness, remain in that. All the burden of your concepts you should fuse into your consciousness, but do not use your consciousness to build up the edifices of concepts.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

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You are asking. "Who am i ?" and you are not going to get an answer, because the one who will get the answer is false. You may have an idea, a concept, and you will think you have found yourself, but it is only a concept; you can never see your Self.

Monday, July 13, 2009

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Dogmas - religious, political, scientific - arises out of the erroneous belief that thought can encapsulate reality or the truth. Dogmas are collective conceptual prisons. And the strange thing is that people love their prison cells because they give them a sense of security and a false sense of " i know."

Thursday, June 25, 2009

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Society is always in a stage of degeneration. There is no perfect society. The perfect society may exist in theory, but not in actuality. Society is based on human relationship motivated by greed, envy, acquisitiveness, fleeting joy, the persuit of power, and so on. You can't improve envy; envy has to cease. To put a civilized coating on voilence through the double-talk of ideals, is not to bring violence to an end.
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Friday, June 19, 2009

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Integrated life and action is education.

Education is not merely a matter of imparting a technique which will equip the child to get a job, but it is to help him discover what it is he loves to do. This love cannot exist if he is seeking success, fame or power; and to help the child under stand this is education.

Self knowledge is education.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

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Monday, June 15, 2009

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Truth cannot be thought about, it has to be seen. It is a question of attaining a new perspective, it is a question of opening new eyes. The ordinary eyes won't do, the ordinary eyes only look outwards. Just hidden behind these eyes is the capacity to look in. One becomes a seer when one starts looking inwards. And to look inwards is the only way to know oneself, god, truth - they are different names of the same reality.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

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As our spiritual knowledge grows, our identification with an individual body-mind diminishes, and our consciousness expands into universal consciousness. The life force continues to act, but its thoughts and actions are no longer limited to an individual. They become the total manifestation.

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

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No great work can be achieved by humbug. It is through LOVE , a passion for TRUTH, and tremendous energy, that all undertaking are accomplished.

The more heart you will be able to manifest, the greater will be the victory you achieve. Without the idea of personal responsibility, no one can achieve anything great.

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Saturday, May 30, 2009

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Belief is always closed, always finished. The beauty of experience is that it is always open, because further exploration is possible. While you are living, how can your experience be finished ? Your experience is growing, changing. It is continuously moving from the know into the unknown and from the unknown into the unknowable.

Friday, May 29, 2009

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You give reality to concepts, while concepts are distortions of reality.
Abandon all conceptualization and stay silent and attentive. Be earnest about it and all will be well with you.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

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Surrender can take effect only when done with full knowledge. Such knowledge comes after enquiry. It ends in SURRENDER.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

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A belief is a pseudo kind of knowing. You really don't know but because you believe , because you have believed so long, you start feeling as if you know. All your beliefs have to be taken away from you. You have to be left in ingnorance and innocence. Only from there is experimentation possible.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

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TRUTH cannot be borrowed. It cannot be studied in books. Nobody can inform you about it. You have to sharpen yourself, your intelligence, so that you can look into existence and find it.

Friday, May 22, 2009

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The whole art of MEDITATION consists of only one thing : creating gaps, creating windows, so that you can look without words, so that your eyes are empty and you can look through that emptiness. In that emptiness one becomes aware of the immense beauty of existence, of the silence that surrounds it and of the great music which is constantly there.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

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Everything is a miracle. A seed turning into a sprout, growing into a huge tree, flowering, bringing fruits ...... old leaves are falling and new leaves have already arrived, fresh and young.
Life itself is a miracle.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

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What we want is this ' SRADHA ' . Unfortunately, it has nearly vanished, and this is why we are in our present state. What makes the difference between man and man is the difference in this 'SRADHA' and nothing else. What makes one man great and another weak and low is this SRADHA.

Saturday, May 16, 2009

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He is a atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who do not believe in GOD. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.

The history of the world is the history of a few men who had faith in themselves. That faith calls out the divinity within.

Friday, May 15, 2009

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As long as the egoic mind is running your life, you cannot truly be at ease; you cannot be at peace or fulfilled except for brief intervals when you obtained what you wanted, when a craving has just been fulfilled. Since the ego is a derived sense of self, it needs to identify with external things. It needs to be both defended and fed constantly. The most common ego identifications have todo with possessions, the work you do, social status and recognition, knowledge and education, physical appearance, special abilities, relationships, personal and family history, belief systems and often also political, nationalistic, racial, religious, and other collective identifications. None of these is you.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

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See your world as it is, not as you imagine it to be. Discrimination will lead to detachment; detachment will ensure right action, right action will build the inner bridge to your real being. Action is a proof of earnestness. Do what you are told diligently and faithfully and all obstacles will dissolve.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

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The education which doesnot help the common mass of people to equip themselves for the struggle for life, which does not bring out strength of character, a spirit of philanthropy, and the courage of a lion- is it worth the name? Real education is that which enables one to stand on his/her own legs. Education is not the amount of information that is put into your brain and runs riot there, undigested all your life. We must have life building, man making character making, assimilation of ideas.

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Posted by Swami Om On 11:17 PM
Unfortunately, in this life, the vast majority of persons are groping through this dark life without any ideal at all. If a man with an ideal makes a thousand mistakes, i am sure that the man without an ideal makes fifty thousand mistakes. Therefore, it is better to have an ideal.

Saturday, May 9, 2009

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If one understands, apprehends one's true identity, all the rest loses its significance and importance because all subsequent thoughts and actions, not being based on duality, would be simple, direct, intuitive and sponataneous.

What you must find out is who are these, 'me' , 'you' and 'they' that we are talking about.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Posted by Swami Om On 10:39 PM
Examine yourself thoroughly: are you a body-mind? were you born? who are you ? Find out for yourself. Before you were born there was nothing, there was no idea that you were taking a form; this form came to your knowledge only after your mother introduced you to yourself. After passing this examination the result will be that no idea of death will appear to you.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

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I am not going to be concerned with being attentive, but i am going to see what is inattention. I am watching inattention, and i see i am inattentive most of the time. So i am going to pay attention to one thing at a time, that is, when i walk, when i eat, i am going to walk, eat with attention. I am not going to think about something else, but i am going to pay attention to every little thing . So what has been inattention becomes attention.

So i am now watching inattention. That is, i am watching that i am not attentive.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

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Kabir says : i was searching and searching and searching, and a miracle happened: the searcher disappeared, and that was the moment - when there was no seeker, no searcher - that it was found.

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Monday, April 20, 2009

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When the mind is quiet, we come to know ourselves as the pure witness. We withdraw from the experience and its experiencer and stand apart in pure awareness, which is between and beyond two. The personality, based on self identification, on imagining oneself to be something: i am this , i am that, continues, but only as a part of the objective world. Its identification with the witness snaps.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

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The true knowledge of the self is not a knowledge. It is not something that you find by searching , by looking everywhere. It is not to be found in space or time. Knowledge is but a memory, a pattern of thought, a mental habit. All these are motivated by pleasure and pain. It is because you are goaded by pleasure and pain that you are in search of knowledge. Being oneself is completely beyond all motivation. You cannot be YOURSELF for some reason. You are YOURSELF , and no reason is needed.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

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The real does not die, the unreal never lived. Once you know that death happens to the body and not to you, you just watch your body falling off like a discarded grament.
The real you is timeless and beyond birth and death. The body will survive as long as it is needed. It is not important that it should live long.

Monday, April 13, 2009

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Meditation : Start with breathing, because that is the most simple thing in the world, so simple that you don't do it at all, it happens on its own. Watch it, become aware of it. Sitting silently, simply see the breath going in, the breath going out. You may feel bored, you will have to face the boredom. Doing it slowly, slowly, one day you will be able to watch your breath. If a person can watch his breath for forty minutes continuously, then there is no problem in life. He can watch any problem. And by watching any problem can be dissolved.

Thursday, April 9, 2009

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Man is a confusion : confusion between the body and the soul, confusion between the material and the spiritual, confusion between logic and love. Out of this confusion, there is no possiblity of knowing God. Out of this confusion, you can go on crying and praying, but your prayer will never reach to the divine, your crying is futile. Out of this confusion, you will not be able to see the light. This confusion has to be dorpped.
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Wednesday, April 8, 2009

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This is precisely the situation man is in. One is not aware of who one is; one is not aware of from where one is , one is not aware of where one is going. One is not aware of why one is at all, why this whole existence is. One simply goes on like a robot, doing things, managing somehow.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

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Love is the circumference, freedom is the centre. One has to grow in such delicate balance, to where love and freedom can bloom togethre. And they can, because in a few rare individuals it has happened. And if it has happened to only a single individual in the whole history, it can happen to every human being. It is your potential, your birthright. Meditation is the balance.

Meditation is the bird with two wings; freedom and love. Be loving and be free, be loving and be non possessive. Be free, but don't become cold: remain warm warm with love.

Monday, April 6, 2009

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Man without God is corpse, man with God is a celebration. Minus God or plus God- these are the only two ways to live your life. Minus God you are nothing but misery, plus God you are nothing but bliss. Minus God you are negative, black hole. Minus God you only pretend to live, you cannot live. How can there be life minus God ? God is life! Yes, you go through all empty motions, gestures, you act as if you are alive; deep down you know you are not alive, life has not yet happened to you. Birth has happened but not life. Life happens only when GOD has happened.

Thursday, April 2, 2009

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PRAYER : Tears flow in gratitude and thankfulness towards existence. We have nothing but our tears to give to the grace that is flowing towards us. We feel we do not deserve whatever we are receiving, and that we cannot contain the joy that is descending on us. We had never even dreamed of such a feeling, and we have no way to show our gratitude. Neither words nor anything else can adeqetly express it. The devotee's eyes weep defferently from those of a lover.

The perfection, the completion of worship, is in tears.....

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

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Love comes and goes but Compassion is a Love which, once it comes, never goes. In Love, there is a subtle desire to get something from the other. In Compassion, there is the awareness that no one has anything to give; everyone is so poor that there is nothing they can give, and that is why there is Compassion. There is no demand in Compassion. In this state there is no desire even to give, but the effect of such Compassion is that all the doors of the heart become wide open and something spontaneously begins to be distributed.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

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Inorder to lead a good life, it is necessary to develop good attitudes and good attitudes can be developed only through practice. If we think that we can develop good attitudes without any practice, we are in for disappointement.

Saturday, February 28, 2009

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Our minds are so cluttered up, with knowledge, with worries, with problems, with money, with position and prestige; they are so burdened that there is no space at all; yet without space there is no order. When i look at this valley from a height and there is a direction because i want to see where i live, then i lose the vastness of space. Where there is direction space is limited. Where there is a purpose, a goal, something to be achieved, there is no space. Whereas if there is no concentration there is vast space.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

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To observe holistically is to observe - or to listen to the whole content of something. We look at things partically, according to our pleasure, or according to our conditioning, or according to our some iedalistic point of view; we are always look at things fragmentarily. It seems that we never take, or observe, the whole movement of life - like a full river with a great volume of water behind it. It is improtant to understand how the mind creates illusions of self-importance and the various types of illusions which are comforting and safe - atleast for the time being . We look at something with a preconceived idea or belief so that we never really actually see it.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

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Human beings are generally very selfish. They expect that everything should be done for them, and they are unwilling to exert themselves. Everyone wishes to be perfect instantly. But who is ready to work for it ? They do not realize how many bad impressions from their previous lives have accumulated in their minds, which, like a veil, do not allow them to see their own SELF.

Monday, February 16, 2009

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Self surrender is the Highest and Easiest method for Enlightenment. One who has surrendered himself is always protected by the DIVINE POWER. One who possess nothing and has no one to protect him belongs to GOD and is constantly under the protection of the DIVINE.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

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Friday, February 6, 2009

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It is the mind that creates illusion and it is the mind that gets free of it. Words may aggravate illusion, words may also help dispel it. There is nothing wrong in repeating the same TRUTH again and again until it becomes reality. Mother's work is not over with the birth of the child. She feeds it day after day, year after year until it needs her no longer. People need hearing words, untill facts speak to them louder than words.

Saturday, January 24, 2009

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Conflict implies comparison. Can one live without comparison? - which means no ideal, no authority of a pattern, no conformity to a particular ideology. It implies freedom from the prison of ideas so that there is no comparison, no imitation, no conformity; therefore you are stuck with "what is" .

Comparison comes only when you compare "what is" with "what should be", or "what might be", or try to transform "what is" into something which it is not and all this implies conflict.

Friday, January 23, 2009

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Lord Sri Krishna said to Arjuna...
Four types of virtuous men worship Me, O Arjuna :
The man of distress, the man seeking knowledge, the man seeking wealth and the man imbued with wisdom.
Of these, the wise man, ever steadfast and devoted to the One, excels; for supremely dear am I to the wise and he is dear to me.

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Posted by Swami Om On 3:18 AM

The vital moments of silence that we reach in our meditation are the eternal islands of Truth among the endless billows of life's activities, struggles, temptation and desires. We are not accustomed to this inward silence.

We are self exciled from our own real nature of peace and serenity. We know not how to delve into this silent existence, vital and vibrant and translate it into a way of living, at one divine and omnipotent.

Monday, January 5, 2009

Posted by Swami Om On 2:23 AM
Ecstasy is our very nature, not to be ecstatic is simply unnecessary. To be ecstatic is natural, spontaneous. It needs no effort to be ecstatic, it needs great effort to be miserable. That's why you look so tired, because misery is real hard work; to maintain it is really difficult, because you are doing something against the nature. You are going upstream - that's what misery is.