Influential Quotes

“God alone is Truth, Happiness, Bliss.
Do not set your hopes on anything except the Supreme Beatitude,
the Bliss of the Self.
Naught else exists.”
~Anandamayi Ma



“Nothing real can be threatened.
Nothing unreal exists.
Herein lies the peace of God.”
~A Course In Miracles


“Reality being your Self, there is nothing for you to realize.
All that is required is that you should give up regarding
the unreal as real.”   ~Ramana Maharshi


“Our identification with the mind and body
is the chief reason for our failure to know our Self
as we truly are.”  ~Ramana Maharshi


“All this is magic, like a mirage in the desert.
Only the absolute Self,
of indivisible and impenetrable form, exists.”
~Avadhuta Gita of Dattatreya  (Song of the Free)


“The only useful purpose of the present birth
is to turn within and realize the Self.”

“Your own Self-realization
is the greatest service you can render the world.”
~Ramana Maharshi

“You can only stop the flow of thoughts
by refusing to have any interest in it.”
~Ramana Maharshi




“When you know that you are eternal you can play your true role in time.
When you know you are divine you can become completely human.
When you know you are one with God you are free to become absolutely yourself.”
~Mother Meera

“When people are truly dedicated to the Divine,
there is no difference between action and prayer.”   ~Mother Meera


“You need nothing to be happy.
You need something to be sad.”   ~Mooji

“If you could look inside the Heart of any and every single human being, you would fall in love with them completely. If you see the inside as it really Is and not as your mind projects it to be, you would be so purely in love with the whole thing.”    ~Mooji


“Instead of searching for what you do not have,
find out what it is that you have never lost.”
~Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

“Everyone is immortal. You make yourself mortal by taking yourself to be the body.”  ~Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj


“You are at home in God, dreaming of exile
but perfectly capable of awakening to reality.”
~A Course In Miracles


“All your time is spent in dreaming.
Your sleeping and your waking dreams have different forms, and that is all.
Their content is the same. They are your protest against reality,
and your fixed and insane idea that you can change it.”
~A Course In Miracles


“One should think of oneself as a purely Spiritual Being, as Self-Luminous, poised in the Bliss of the Self.”  ~Anandamayi Ma


“Who is going whither, and from whence does he come?  For this body there is no going and no coming. That which existed before exists even now. What does it matter whether one dies or remains alive? Even after death, he still exists.
So why feel upset?”   ~Anandamayi Ma


“You are not born nor do you die. At no time do you have a body.
The scriptures declare in many different ways the well-known dictum,
‘All is Brahman’ (All is God, or The One Self).”
~Avadhuta Gita

“You do not belong to that which is composed
of the five sense objects (sound, taste, hearing);
nor does that belong to you.
You indeed are the supreme Reality.
Why then do you suffer?”
~Avadhuta Gita



“I have lived on the lip of insanity
wanting to know reasons,
knocking on a door.
It opens.
I’ve been knocking from the inside!”