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I refuse to recognize people as Muslims, Christians, or Hindus. I see human beings as human beings.
If you get God's stamp on your philosophy, you don't have to turn back and look, you can just go on doing the same stupid thing endlessly. The moment you get God's stamp on your philosophy you don't have to use your intelligence anymore, you don't have to wonder what nonsense you are doing with your life
The word yoga means union. Yoga is not a religion. We looked at the Universe and saw union
We don't need more Hindus, more Christians or more Muslims - we need more Buddhas, more Jesuses, and more Krishnas - then there will be true change. Every human being has that inner potential.
As human intellect becomes active, heavens are collapsing in people's minds. This is the time to move humanity from Religion to Responsibility. People must know the technology of how to be absolutely blissed out by their own nature. Yoga is that technology
Someone else's belief system looks absolutely ridiculous to you, but they are laughing at your belief system too.
[About maligning of Sex by some religions] Religion means freedom. How can there be liberation, how can there be freedom when you cannot even accept the biology of a human being?
Nations must have the courage, and the religions of the world must have the sense to see that increasing the population is going to be a disaster for all of us - for every creature on the planet, not just for humanity.
Religion is an inward step, but if it is only about belonging to this group or that group, it is very unfortunate. That has only brought hatred, conflict, and separation among people.
It doesn't matter which religion, which nonsense you belong to, the moment you get God's stamp on what you believe in, that's it, you don't have to apply your intelligence and see what you are doing with life

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When people are alone, they become spiritual. When in company, they become religious
Religion is the arrogance of assuming things that you do not know.
If you are a believer, you know your God is waiting for you when you die, why don't you go? why are you delaying your progress towards God by going to hospitals? It is because you are not a true believer
When you identify yourself with an ideology or a belief system; slowly your brain is turning into a concrete block. Calcification is happening, that’s why we call you a bonehead; How efficiently it happens depends on the efficiency of the preacher or the teacher. If he is very efficient, you will be a solid block where nothing goes in, nothing goes out
It doesn't matter which religion, which nonsense you belong to, the moment you get God's stamp on what you believe in, that's it, you don't have to apply your intelligence and see what you are doing with life
When heaven-sellers lose the market, the drug-sellers will gain. In this cusp, making Humanity Conscious enough to experience nameless ecstasies of one’s interiority is the challenge of our times
Ignorance has no gender, race or religion. Absolutely secular
Someone else's belief system looks absolutely ridiculous to you, but they are laughing at your belief system too.
[About Religious Clashes]Religion should have made people Divine, but it is not even making them human.
Everybody who is a mistake is a potential mystic. If you're not a mistake then you're a lost case, you're a fanatic. You think you're absolutely right on everything, you’ve become fanatical. If you know that you're a mistake then you're a potential mystic
Political parties should not have membership, (if you do) you just formed a new religion

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It is not that belief is blind. It is just that belief blinds people.
Religions divide - spiritual process includes
I refuse to recognize people as Muslims, Christians, or Hindus. I see human beings as human beings.
Spiritual process is a seeking. Religion means assuming things that you do not know.
Prejudice is poison, fed to us from an early age by our families, religions, and society
In the name of religion, women of the world have been subject to every atrocity possible. End it.
Terrorism is a consequence of extremist thought in scriptures. Time to clean up
The Hindu way of life is not an organized belief system but a science of salvation.
Right now, religion is mostly about belonging to groups; that's all it is doing to people.
Of Religion and Republic, only one allows amendment.
May the religions of the world strive for an inclusive and harmonious world.
To bring this quality of reverence, of worshipful-ness within you is why religions started at all
Lifting the girl child from mire of religious bigotry is the most important work for our generation

All Religion Quotes

We have made such a distinction between man and woman as if they are two separate species, no other creature on the planet has this kind of problem with their sex, as the humans have. When they have it in their bodies, they have it, but with humans it is on their minds all the time
Once you start believing in something which is not yet a reality for you, you are bound to be in conflict with somebody else because somebody else is bound to believe something else
Religion is not about belief-system. All religions started as a method to turn inward. An inward step can be taken only by an individual. It's a very intimate thing; But when people try to organize this inward step, naturally it gets distorted.
Religion can not be done on the street, it can only be done within you
All we will do is divide people into different kinds of moral sects and they will always fight because nobody can fit into your morality because even you don’t fit in actually.
So when Adiyogi was asked by these seven sages, “How many ways can we attain?” He said “If you use your physical body as a foundation, there are hundred and twelve ways of realizing the divine. But if you transcend the physical body, then as many atoms there are in the universe, that many doorways are there." Do you call this a religion?
Religion is the Opium because it puts people to sleep. Sleep is comfortable, nothing wrong with it, Death is even more comfortable (but there is no progress in it)
The hallucinatory religion (of belief in heaven/ hell) has brought some solace within people, but it has not given any liberation
Anything that is beyond survival doesn’t open up for you unless you strive. All the religions, spiritual traditions on the planet are just this striving. Unfortunately over a period of time transmitting it from generation to generation, things get twisted out & end up being just a heap of rituals & belief systems
"Inner Engineering" is an effort to make people realise that the source of all problems are within us and the source of solutions are also within us. This is a movement from Religion to Responsibility
The religions of the world, which should have been a source of peace, are responsible for the maximum amount of conflict.
Human minds are occupied with sex endlessly, one big reason why this has happened is somewhere in the past, especially the religions, especially in the west, religions went about denying a simple physical process to such an extent that they even made it ugly, they couldn't accept a simple biology of a human being
Why is fear a virtue? religions of the world have put fear into you about everything, about life and death.
What the world needs today are not religious devotees but people who are devoted to all life
There are all kinds of deceptions in the world but the religious and the spiritual kind is the grossest kind
Sanathan means eternal, timeless. Dharma does not mean religion; Dharma means law. So they were talking about eternal laws which govern life and how we can be in tune with it.
Our life has to be crafted from within us, people have to move from what we call as religion. From looking up to looking in.
Ensuring that no one needs to be a god's soldier is the absolute need of the day
If you learn to go into the deeper dimensions of who you are, you will see, all scriptures will be stale
As the many colors of the rainbow are an outcome of one pure light, the religions of the world are an expression of one divine source.
What is written in the books does not matter. What beats in your heart is what matters.
As philosophies & belief systems fail the test of human logic & intellect, the longing to know something beyond the Physical will rise & Yogic tools of transformation will become very important
The essence of India is that it's a land of seekers which understood the intelligence of ignorance. In seeking there is no conflict. Only in believing there is conflict
There has never been a religion in this country. What you call as Hindu is a geographical identity. Anybody who is born in the land of Indus is a Hindu. You can believe in God & be a Hindu; you can disbelieve in God & be a Hindu. Five people in your house can worship 5 different types of gods & still be okay with each other. This is not allowed anywhere else
Young people, if you are interested in the future of this world, you must achieve this in the next 25 years: Religion should become purely a personal pursuit, never a national or a global agenda.
If there is something that you can refer to as the divine it has to be everywhere, if it's just within me or just in my temple and just in your temple, it's no good, if it is divine it has to be everywhere
Never in this culture did we fight on religious basis because we did not know what is religion till the outside religions came. You could do your God, I could do my God, everybody could do their own God and no problem. Only when people said, ‘This is the God,’ there is a fight
Our highest values have not been God and Heaven, but liberation and freedom. The world's future is in this kind of system where people will seek truth and freedom. This is essentially a movement from Religion to Responsibility that is happening across the world
One fundamental thing we should do in the next 25 years, if we are really concerned about the future of the world, is to establish that your religion is your personal pursuit, do whatever you want but it cannot be a national or global agenda
All of us have to vote according to our own conscience, as to what is best for the nation. If we vote based on community, caste, or religion, we are making a mockery out of democracy
Now, whether the man is born of a virgin or a prostitute, what is your problem? what's the man worth is all that matters isn't it?
Religion is fro liberation isn't it? How can there be freedom when you cannot accept the biology of a human being? we even went to the extent of saying one cannot be Holy if one is born out of it.
Desire is not something that you have to create. Is there somebody without desire, however religious you are? Is there somebody here without any desire?
This is the only religion-less culture, godless culture. This may be little scary for people because we have thirty three million gods and goddesses in this country. we did not create enough gods and goddesses because of Western influence we started feeling ashamed of gods and goddesses
Religion means that you believe “This is it.”
Becoming available to grace is not a religious process, it is a life process, it’s a life phenomena. Whether you are head on with the rest of the universe or you are with the whole life process or this magnificent cosmos, which is a living universe, is it behind you or is it sitting ahead of you as a hurdle in your life.
The present generation must ensure religion remains personal pursuit. If it becomes either national or global goal for any group of people, considering the technological advancements, this will lead to a massive disaster that you cannot imagine
The time has come to move from religion to responsibility. From compulsiveness to consciousness is the path of true spirituality. And from a committed vote to a considered vote is the path of true democracy
The reason why ritual has become an ugly thing in the world is ritual leaves much room for exploitation
Yoga is a technology. It has nothing to do with your religiosity; it has something to do with your humanity
Today religion means conflict. If you utter the word religion you are talking generally in terms of conflict that is happening in the world, isn't it? This is because you have reduced an inward step into a set of beliefs. Because if you have to take an inward step you have to transform yourself.
If you impose morality, people will do things, then they will feel guilty, but they will put some offerings in the temple and continue to do the same thing.
Religions exist only because people don't experience the Creator within them. Otherwise, who would believe God is sitting in heaven?
The same people who are together today, the moment they identify with their religions, suddenly they separate. Tomorrow they are burning each other's homes. Ten minutes ago, they did not even think about such a thing. The moment they get identified to some religious group, they are willing to fight.
Adiyogi predates all religions. He is not a being from the past. He belongs to the present and more significantly to the future
Adiyogi predates all religion. He can become a unifying phenomenon on the planet.
Of the four major forces in the world - politics, military, religion and economics - that decide the quality of people's lives to a large extent, I see the economic force as the biggest possibility for bringing about some unification and sensible action. The other forces are merely dictated by belief.
In the east, there was no such thing as religion. This is the only religion-less culture, God-less culture
We need religions of joy, politics of joy, economics of joy. Need to bring that aspect into our lives at all levels
Religion is becoming a numbers game and another disguise for politics. If this is encouraged or even allowed, there will be organised and unnatural attempts to change the demographic complexion of the nation
If you take people of two different religions or politicians of two different ideologies, they can never come to an agreement. Two military leaders obviously cannot even co-exist. It is only a businessman who is willing to make a deal with anyone
Deepest suffering to innocent lives in the name of God & promises of heaven by godmen who are abusers in disguise
Hindu is a geographical identity, or at the most a cultural one – not a religion. There is no set of beliefs that everyone has to adhere to.