Short quotes by Sadhguru
Top 10 Short Quotes
Love is not something you do, it is the way you are
Between you and the ultimate reality there is only one barrier, that is yourself.
Only way out is in.
If you want success, the foremost thing is to ensure that you are not the obstacle to it.
Confusion is always a better state to be in than living in stupid conclusions.
If you are too full of yourself, life has to knead you. There is no other treatment.
If it is conditional, it is not love.
Do you have any proof that you are not already in heaven and making a mess of it?
Thinking that nobody in this world is okay is the first step to madness
Our idea of happiness is being one up on somebody else.
Life + Short quotes ⇑
By domination you will not know life, only by inclusion you will know life
If you are too full of yourself, life has to knead you. There is no other treatment.
What is Destiny? That's a simple escape from all the nonsense you have done to your life.
Success means you are living your life to your full potential
Anything beyond survival will not enter your life unless you strive for it, what is needed for survival opens up naturally
What you pursue, you will never forget. What is imposed upon you will never be useful in your life.
How deeply you touch another life is how rich your life is
If tears of love, joy, and ecstasy have not washed your cheeks, you are yet to taste life.
Fear arises simply because you are not living with life – you are living in your mind
Enormous potential and possibilities are destroyed in your life by the fear of suffering
What is ticking away is not the clock. What is ticking away is our life.
If you had everything you could ever dream of, what would you want? If you do not invest that much thought into your life, that means you are super short-sighted
If you are a little playful with life, every moment is a celebration.
If you have the right kind of eyes, everything is absolutely beautiful.
Your being will not go uninfluenced if one can simply be
If you want to know the value of life just know that it’s a brief happening.
This moment, how joyful you are within yourself determines the quality of your life
Life is involvement. Where there is no involvement, there is no life.
Without a sense of abandon, you will never walk full stride in your life.
Health is not just being disease-free. Health is when every cell in your body is bouncing with life
If your work is not your life, please don't do it
If you want to receive, you have to give. This is not a marketplace rule. This is the way of life
You being a pleasant piece of life is one hundred percent in your hands, if you take charge of it
The most effective way of touching lives around you is to break your own barriers
There is no need to do what others are doing. You must do what truly matters to you
Funny + Short quotes ⇑
In the universities somehow the faces are longer; maybe it's the weight of knowledge or something.
Rat Race Winner- Still A Rat!
Do you have any proof that you are not already in heaven and making a mess of it?
Our presence here is just for a short period of time. We do not have to shorten it by fighting each other
If you do not get out of your shell, you are just a nut
There is no corruption in India, where is corruption in India? there is only Banditry
Actually the smartest thing about most people is their phone
You don’t like faces, but you like the Facebook
Whether I keep you half alive or you keep yourself half alive, whichever way- it's torture
If you decorate your problem, you may not want to get rid of it.
People who claim that they are good people, usually they are boring.
There’s an enormous possibility on Facebook, you can even love those people who don’t even exist
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.
The whole world is busy trying to teach everybody something that has not worked in their lives.
Belief is brainwashing; faith is about washing the brains
“God loves me” is of no consequence - he has to love the mistakes that he makes
Philosophers are usually out-of-work men - not many women philosophers, isn't it? Out-of-work men have an explanation as to why they're out of work, so they keep churning up philosophies.
A lot of people believe Yoga started in California, I met someone who seriously believed it was Madonna who started Yoga
Schools are factories to manufacture certain kind of people, things got streamlined into assembly lines during industrialization, somebody thought children too should get into assembly lines
What the sword and the gun could not do, MTV is doing it.
Our Parents (generations) also wore torn clothes, but out of compulsion, now (youth) by choice
You get up in the morning & smile. Smile is not about somebody, Smile happens when you are feeling in a certain way, unless you are a trained PR person, otherwise smile happens because something is happening within you. It is a pleasant way to start your day
What is my mission? Do you want to bring peace to the world? I just want to live in better company
The first sign of psychological imbalance is you start thinking, ‘Nobody is okay.’
Love + Short quotes ⇑
Love is not something you do, it is the way you are
If it is conditional, it is not love.
Love is not an instrument of convenience. Love is a process of self-annihilation
The important thing is not that people love you but that you are loving
A spiritual process is not a divorce from life. It is an irrevocable love affair with life
If you just become love, not love somebody then you will know the nature of love.
Lust is a strong need. Love is not a need. When you love, you settle down; nothing more is needed
Scale up your love! Why only love one person when you can fall in love with the whole universe
What fragrance is to a flower, love is to a human being.
Once you have no expectations of what the other should do, you will have a successful love affair.
If you made yourself in such a way that nobody can help loving you, that's something
You know peace, you know love, only problem is that you can't hold onto it (without sadhana)
Not many people are ready to have that kind of a love affair where it’ll make two lives into one.
In sex based relationships what is usually passing off as Love is just a mutual benefit scheme
Only the one who is beyond the fear of losing oneself can know love, can be love
If you are a source of joy by yourself & do not try to extract joy from another person, you will have wonderful relationships with anybody
How can you love one and hate the other when the same Divine exists in All.
When what you consider as “me” falls, a deep experience of love can happen within you.
Joy, peace, and love aren't spiritual goals. They are the starting point for living sensibly.
When your heart is bereft of love, then only you can perform duty
In everything that you do, you can give something that is “You.”
I have two hearts. One that always bleeds another rejoices in all
If you know how to touch the core of a human being, everyone is willing to do the best for you
Love is a quality. Love is not what you do. Love is what you Become
Love is the endeavor to make two into one, on the emotional plane
Truth + Short quotes ⇑
Only when you do not know yourself, the opinion of other people becomes important.
If you want to flower, you have to sink your roots into the earth.
The mind is a tool for exploration, not for drawing conclusions
If you stand on the garbage heap of your mind, your feet will never touch the ground.
It's not just bad things that kill you, good things that you're not ready for can kill you.
A Seeker of Truth shall never know the comfort of conclusions. Only Intensity and Seeking
Power doesn’t corrupt. People are corrupt. When they get empowered, it becomes apparent.
Intellect wants to conquer the truth. Devotion just embraces the truth
People are totally lost by themselves, they don't know how to be by themselves
Belief leads people to accept the most ridiculous things as the absolute truth
Thought and emotion are not separate entities. The way you think is the way you feel
Most people in the world are not busy – they are just preoccupied.
Only the one who has lost the need for security is truly secure.
Opinions are like cataracts. They will not allow you to see clearly
Belief offers solace. The search for truth offers the solution
Anything you do joyfully is always effortless.
If you are really looking for truth, don’t assume anything - just seek
If you set an example as someone worth looking up to, you do not have to do much parenting
The moment you identify with something that you are not, you are moving from truth to untruth
Ultimate intelligence is when you know how to keep your intellect aside.
Trying to read meaning in dreams is like finding designs in clouds.
Enlightenment is realization of truth that is already there.
If you tell your mind "Don't do this," that is all it will do.
Intelligence twisted out against our own well-being is no intelligence.
One Liners + Short quotes ⇑
One Liners Quotes
Confusion is always a better state to be in than living in stupid conclusions.
Thinking that nobody in this world is okay is the first step to madness
Compassion Cannot Choose
Every human being knowingly or unknowingly has an allergy for boundaries
Yoga means to unite the limited with the unlimited
Your anger is your problem – keep it to yourself
A spiritual person is unwilling to settle for anything less than the Ultimate.
Anger is a way of poisoning yourself
Outside will never happen 100% the way you want it
The line between sanity and insanity is very thin, if you are angry you are pushing the line, people keep pushing the line
To ignore mortality of man is ignorance
Involvement makes every act into a kind of growth
The basis of seeking is that you have realized that you do not know
Health can only be organized from within.
Invasion of ignorance is more dangerous than any external invader
Tweak your competence not your desire
Lethargy comes from over-consumption of either food or thought
No job is inherently stressful. What causes stress is our compulsive reaction to challenging situations
Someone who really cares dares to do unpopular things if needed
What you need is not compassion but acceptance and respect.
Devotion is when you hold the wellbeing of others above your own.
You can eliminate an enemy only when you eliminate the enmity
Seriousness essentially comes from self-importance
Entering the spiritual path means you have become conscious of your suffering
Enlightenment means a conscious annihilation of yourself.
Inspirational + Short quotes ⇑
For a committed person, there is no such thing as failure - just lessons to be learned on the way
If you nurture the root, you don’t have to bother about the fruit - it will come naturally.
You don't have to be better than everyone else, but you have to be at your best.
When you consciously choose to be ordinary, you become extraordinary.
Leadership should not be an aspiration. It should be a consequence of competence.
Life has a certain pace. You should be joyfully in a hurry but never impatient
If you want to shoot straight, you’ve got to be level-headed
Competitors are not enemies. They are people who keep reminding you of your own shortcomings.
It is the ability to bring out the best in others that makes you a leader.
Those who try to avoid uncertainty only end up avoiding possibilities.
All possibilities are problems when they are not realized.
Everyone is capable of doing great things but socially we are teaching them to do easy things
It is not the length but the strength of one's life that matters.
You do not have to pursue something intensely; you as a being should become very intense.
You are only given the raw material for your life. What you make out of it is up to you.
Not disaster or disease, stagnation is the worst thing that can happen to a human being
In any sphere of life if you do not know involvement and intensity you will not get anywhere
Only when players enjoy playing can they perform their best (not when play becomes work)
If you shake off the influences of external circumstances, you are naturally spiritual
Spirituality + Short quotes ⇑
There is no point in teaching spirituality when there is no water to drink or food to eat
To create something and not to be attached to what you have created is a spiritual process
The idea of doing Sadhana is that all your questions will burn, not that you will find answers
Talking or acting spiritual is of no use. Spirituality is about transforming yourself
Spiritual process means everything in you is absolutely fully alive, lit up.
Without establishing a non-discriminatory way of looking at everything, you will never be a yogi
Once you are constantly aware of your mortality, your spiritual search will be unwavering
Spiritual process is not about looking upward or downward. It is about looking inward
To be spiritual means to be an emperor within yourself. This is the only way to be
The purpose of spiritual science is to awaken human beings to their ultimate possibility
You are a spiritual being trapped in a physical body, not a physical being acting out spirituality
Spiritual sadhana is not about making you into something other than what you are, but to erase the false faces that you have created for yourself
If you are seeking infinite, installment is not the way. It will be an endless installment.
There are a million different ways through which you can attain your ultimate nature.
Death + Short quotes ⇑
Birth and death are just passages, not of life but of time.
Belief is Death
If you seek security in life, unknowingly you seek death. The only truly secure place is your grave
This body is just a loan from Mother Earth. One day you have to repay the loan.
Your life is ticking away. It's time to focus on what is truly worthwhile.
Only a person who has lived totally can die gracefully
The dead can be preserved, life cannot be preserved, it has to be expended as intensely as possible
Don't be dead now. That time will come. Now is the time to be alive
If we cannot celebrate death as we celebrate birth, we do not know life.
If you go after what's easy the next thing will be sleep and then death.
Most people go about their lives as if death is not going to happen to them
Death is the only certainty in life. If you lived your life well, death is not at all a bad thing
All Short Quotes ⇑
True freedom is about becoming free from everything, including yourself.
If your humanity overflows, divinity will come in search of you.
Without the necessary awareness, freedom is dangerous
With firm likes and dislikes, you shut your doors to the many possibilities of life
Tiger mask, lion mask. Monkey mask, donkey mask. Man mask, woman mask. Divine! Only if you unmask
The Moment You Form a Strong Opinion, Suffering is Inevitable
The Moment you identify something as good or bad, you're just dividing the world
Walls of self-protection are also walls of self-imprisonment.
You can use this mind either to create wellbeing or misery for yourself. Everyone has this choice.
Only when man is willing to change himself, there can be a true revolution
Human beings are not suffering their bondage, they are suffering their freedom
The intellect is like a knife – the sharper, the better. As long as you know how to handle it.
The biggest mistake that people make is they try to be happier than someone else.
People's idea of success is to be just one step ahead of another lame person.
Human folly is that people are always trying to extract joy from the outside.
To grow does not mean that you think too much of yourself. Growth is dissolution
Guilt is a socially cultivated emotion, a poison directed towards yourself.
It is not that belief is blind. It is just that belief blinds people.
The most precious thing in life is life itself. Are you getting this now or only on your deathbed?
Your intelligence is incapable of believing in anything if you allow it to function
If you do not want to make judgments, you have to bring a certain equanimity to your mind.
If your logic doesn't fit into it there's a problem with your head, not with the Existence.
Leadership means inclusiveness and reaching out, not dominance and power
Most people do not know what is ease. That’s why they have so much disease
If someone is hurting and it does not hurt you at all, that means you have forsaken your humanity.
If someone else determines what happens within you, it is the worst form of slavery
Most people will not step into tomorrow because they hold on to yesterday.
Belief essentially means you are assuming something you do not know
If you know how to deceive, you can have everything, yet you will have nothing
Education has to shift from survival to blossoming of the human being
Seeing things the way they are, seeing everything the way it is, is clarity
When it comes to children, if you don't feed them with false information, that would be the greatest service you could do. Parent means somebody who does not bullshit
Money, influence, comfort and intelligence come as blessings, but become curses for most people
Leadership needs clarity not confidence. Confidence without clarity can be disastrous
Good' and 'bad' are judged by what consequences they generate; it is not by the action.
An idle mind is Divine's workshop. An Idler's mind is devil's workshop.
Believing in something that is not in your experience means losing touch with reality
Today, we are teaching children to go after what's easy, not what they think is worthwhile
If you choose, you can be joyful every moment of your life. It's time you made your choice.
Only a fool would compare a rose to jasmine and say this is better than that.
Culture is always an evolving process. Any culture that needs to be preserved is already archival
Smartness is in knowing our foolishness
Absolute passion towards the Divine. Compassion towards all life. Dispassion towards yourself.
Negative energies can't touch you if you are in a state of meditativeness.
If you become a solution, everybody will want you wherever you are.
Most people unfortunately don't value their word as much as they value their money
Money is only a tool of transaction. It is not a goal by itself. It is only a process
Most people are ego-sensitive, not life-sensitive
What is the meaning of life? It is too great a phenomenon to fit into any meaning.
Pleasure is just a shadow of joy. When there is no joy in you, you become a pleasure seeker
If you think you are big, you become small. If you know you are nothing, you become limitless.
If you really know the pain of ignorance, then a Master arises. You don't have to look for Him.
Suffering is not showered upon us, it is manufactured. And the manufacturing unit is in your mind
If you allow your humanity to flow, you will not do anything that would cause damage to somebody.
A marriage is not an absolute thing that you can do once and forget. It is an active partnership.
Openness means no conclusions - simply looking at everything the way it is.
There is no life's calling, but life is calling
Success is not in doing more. It's in doing the right things
Once you transcend the fear of suffering, you will naturally explore life to the fullest
Pride is a crown of thorns that makes one perceive even pain as pleasure
Without sadhana, there is no way - but sadhana is never the way
Most of the time you are just thinking about life, not living life
Teachings and philosophies cannot transform people - they can only inspire.
A society which does not protect, respect and honor its women can have no claim of being civilized
By itself, reality is simple. It is ignorance that makes it complex.
If you are who you are because of what you have, you will always be deprived
Ignorance allows you to explore everything. But you get trapped by what you think you know
When we say spirituality, we are talking about an existential change.
Maintain joyfulness every moment of your life - not because of something - just simply
There is no such thing as ancient wisdom. Wisdom has to be contemporary otherwise it's meaningless
In relinquishing the limited, the unlimited becomes yours
Whatever crisis is happening in your life, don't make a crisis out of yourself.
The fight against corruption has to start within you, as integrity is an inner quality.
The only way you can taste life is with involvement
You may take the right direction, but if you do not go far enough, you will not get anywhere
If you keep the past alive within you, you will become dead to the present
Let not pain of the past destroy future.
You must decide whether you have come here to experience life or to avoid life.
Confidence without clarity is always a disaster.
Being human means being capable of looking at every life form with a sense of tenderness
If you do not know how to laugh, then you are already long gone
Yoga is the path towards being boundless
To be involved and not entangled is something that is essential for people to be effective in life
All the suffering you have within you (mind) was created by you
Yoga is a method to turn inward and access that dimension which is the source of who you are
[About breaking mental mold] Shell-breaking is very simple if the nut is willing
Fighting for something and fighting against something are two different things
When you are angry, your humanity is lost
What's wrong in being limited? Nothing wrong, it is just limited that is all
In challenging times, it is important that above all, we have balance within ourselves
Time moves at the same pace for everybody, (but) there is "energy" that you call "life", this you can pitch it at different levels.
Only miserable people will have a long life, because if you are miserable you will always feel life is too long that you will want to cut it short.
The conclusions that you make in your mind can seriously impede your ability to experience life
Joy is not an achievement. It should be the natural ambiance of your life.
Essentially, yoga means dissolving your identity
Yoga essentially means finding the keys to the nature of the existence
If you become so intensely curious that without knowing you cannot live, that is called seeking
When you lose your peace, you are definitely adding to the problem and not the solution
Bullshit can also get you to the top, but it never lets you stay there.
If you learn to just sit here and reverberate as a piece of life, that is the ultimate ecstasy
Rest is the basis of all activity. Stillness is the basis of all Dynamism.
Fear, anger, and hatred essentially come from a lack of perspective as to what life is all about.
Whatever you are doing, however big or small, do it to the best of your capabilities
The heavens that people have imagined are such lousy places that I would never want to go there.
The life in you is not looking for meaning; it needs exuberance of experience.
Do you want to rule the world or do you want to serve the world? Ultimately, that is the choice.
[About Religious Clashes]Religion should have made people Divine, but it is not even making them human.
Humility is just acceptance of what is.
Fear appears because there is no vairag, no dispassion.
People are not serious about (world) peace, except those who are really hit by its absence
Empowerment without the necessary sense of responsibility can be a major disaster.
A criminal is also concerned about human well-being, but his idea of humanity is just himself. Somebody's idea of humanity is him and his family; somebody else's idea of humanity is him and his country; somebody else's includes the whole world. Everybody is concerned about human well-being in different proportions.
More people in the world are suffering from indigestion than of hunger. Unfortunately, that's the reality.
Fundamentally, management is your ability to inspire people to do their best and that is all you can do. If everybody around you is doing his best, that is the best possible management that can happen.
Lots of people have understood management as a way of throwing their weight around
Everything that you do in your life is in pursuit of happiness.
Fundamentally, life is management.
Someone else's belief system looks absolutely ridiculous to you, but they are laughing at your belief system too.
Be a little more happy, a little more loving - life would be more beautiful.
Intelligence essentially means that your intellect is sharp enough to see life the way it is
Just desire the highest in life. Direct all your passion towards that.
Spirituality is not about peace, joy, or going to heaven - it is about exploring your self totally
Any method to heighten the presence of that which is the source of creation within you, is yoga
Destiny is the result of all your actions and the impressions that you have taken in
If you know how to bring clarity to your mind, you will see the whole existence is open.
It is the pain of ignorance which makes one into a seeker
Life is inclusive. Only your mind is exclusive
Life is not a question of use. It is magnificent, just the way it is
If your experience of life is not limited to your physicality, you are naturally inclusive.
As long as you separate yourself from life around you, you cannot reverberate with existence
If you knew the immensity of what it means to be human, you would not talk about God or Heaven
Prosperity comes out of clarity and competence, not because of competition against others
Awareness means grasping life just the way it is, without contamination by mental projections
Meditation means to become absolutely aware. It is the only way to be completely free
Feminine is not weak; it is just fulfilling a different aspect of life
Human problems are not of life - human problems are just of the mind.
Spiritual growth is about being all-inclusive
Confidence is no substitute for clarity. To be successful, you need clarity, not confidence
Meditation is neither concentration nor relaxation. It is a sort of homecoming.
The very purpose of life is to experience life in its fullest depth and dimension
Compassion is the least entangling, the most liberating emotion that you can have
When one is overfed and another one is hungry, I call that a disaster
Detachment does not mean non-involvement. You can be deeply involved but not entangled
If you overflow with humanity, divinity has to descend
Fear and ignorance are always together. Knowing releases one from fear.
Comfort will never come to one who does not touch the stillness within himself
Life is neither suffering nor is it joy - you can make it whatever you want.
Unless you start seeking the wellbeing of everybody, you will die frustrated
If you allow life to happen to you in its utmost possibility, enlightenment is a natural flowering
If you look at creation the way it is, it is explosively beautiful
What you do is not the point. It is the level of involvement within you which transforms you
Likes are always bigger bondage than dislikes
Every human being without exception is capable of living blissfully within himself
Prayer means you are trying to talk to God. Meditation means you are willing to listen to God
Spirituality means to crank up your life to the highest pitch of intensity
LOVE - neither can you learn, nor can you practice, nor can you dispense it. It is just a flowering
Meditation means ultimate freedom within you
Do not wait for miracles to happen. The greatest miracle in life is life itself
Life has no particular purpose. It is a purpose unto itself
Education does not mean getting a certificate. It means enhancing yourself.
If you try to squeeze joy out of people, only pain will come
No intelligent human being is ever 100% clear about how to act; he always weighs it
If we nurture hatred and violence against others, someday, it will come back to us.
If you see someone doing something wrong, condemn the action, not the person
With age, your physical agility may go down; your aliveness need not go down
An intelligent person knows that he is a fool but a fool does not know that he is a fool
The Beauty of Motherhood is not a certain capability but willingness to include
Leadership is not of dominance but of contribution and sacrifice
It takes peaceful individuals to make a peaceful world
It is time to conquer the world with inclusiveness and generosity, not with wars and brutal power.
When pain, misery, or anger happen, it is time to look within you, not around you.
Anger is not action – it is reaction. A state of reaction is a state of enslavement.
In enlightenment, there is no pleasure, no pain – just nameless ecstasies.
The greatest fulfillment in life is to do something which is much larger than yourself.
I would know you are happy if your bones did Smile and I hear the rattle.
With gratitude for everything, success and victory will be yours
If there is total clarity, there is no need for courage, because clarity will carry you across
Whatever physical activity you do – if you do it with involvement and joy, you are a karma yogi
There is too much talk about heaven hell because too many people have made a hell out of themselves
Using yoga just as a therapy is like using an airplane as a bus
Only in misery is life too long – in joy too brief
Peace cannot be enforced from outside. It is a consequence of how we are within ourselves
The idea of marriage is to multiply joy. If you multiply your miseries, it’s a crime
One who does not touch the stillness within and without will invariably get lost in the movement
Do not like anyone, do not dislike anyone – just be with them
In a state of absolute acceptance, life within shall happen in great proportions
Youthfulness is about how vibrantly alive you are, not when you were born
If you know how to be at ease within yourself, every situation is an opportunity
You should have this freedom within you: ‘Even if I go to hell, I will live well.’
Those who think women cannot be leaders are not married.
The Devilry of Goodness is the source of all conflict. Joy undivides the world.
To volunteer is to become willing. To be willing beyond personal choices is the way to liberation
Joy is a natural phenomenon. Misery is your creation
If you operate out of the straitjacket of logic, you remain a clown in the circus of life
Human heart longs to be on fire without reason
What is human is only one end fixed, the other end wide open, in terms of human consciousness
People are always referring to human as a limitation, as a compulsion, not as a liberation, what you call as ‘myself’ for most human beings is a bundle of compulsions, that they can only be like this, they can only do this, they can only do that. Unfortunately they are beginning to decorate their limitations
In the mode of competition, only one can win - all others are losers, It’s a horrible way to create a society.
One who doesn't make himself important is a Devotee
The very Peak of playfulness is also an expression of the ultimate possibilities of Yoga
Stress is just your inability to manage your body, your mind, your emotions and your energies.
The journey is from being a part of creation to be part of the source of creation or the Creator.
Trying to super-impose another reality upon yourself will not work.
My only sadhana has been to remain uneducated
All predictions are an insult to humanity, that means there is no value for what a human being is.
Yoga means experiencing everything as a part of yourself
We think acquiring some information is education. No, enhancing your perception is what is needed.
Learning per se is always liberating. What is frustrating is when it is imposed.
Whatever you are deprived of, unfortunately gets exported to heaven.
If you do ordinary things with absolute involvement, you will become extra-ordinary
It is important to understand that though yoga is Indian in origin, it is universal in appeal
If ignorance doesn't bring suffering to you, why would you seek enlightenment?
Today in the United States, Yoga means you must look like a leftover noodle
Anything beyond survival process will not yield to you unless you strive for it.
If you don’t skill the nation, you will kill the nation
Youth without purpose is a dangerous possibility, always
Your problem is just this - your body and your mind are not taking instructions from you, that's all.
I saw a flower, Thought it was giving On closer look realized It's just living.
As you get identified with this thing and that thing and that thing you're throwing your anchor, hoping your ship will go somewhere. It'll only sink. There's only one place it can go (down).
The best thing that you can ever do for your guru... is that you drop your nonsense and grow
The essence of life is exuberance.
Optimism and pessimism are nothing but attitudes. Either way, you are trying to deny reality.
The only way to know life is if you get to the other side of the mirror.
Ignorance has no gender, race or religion. Absolutely secular
As long as you experience yourself as a limited entity, you are bound to feel threatened.
A true hero is someone who has tamed these rutting elephants that you call “mind” and “ego”
With firm likes and dislikes, you shut your doors to the rest of existence
Being human means having the possibility to consciously shape yourself.
If you're loving and ecstatic, you don't need a damn heaven
Even in garbage, you may find proteins and other nutrients, but this is not the thing to eat (Even is damaging activities there is fun, but not worth doing them)
If you are really conscious that time is ticking away, you will naturally long to become a yogi.
Yoga is a huge love affair. It is a process of including every form and dimension of life.
Equality means equal opportunity, equal regard and respect - not sameness in action.
Morality is necessary when spiritually is absent
Don't try to manage the other person - you see how to include the other person
"All Shall Pass", The clock tic tocks, My life away, relentless And ruthless..
Grace does not descend - Grace is always. You just have to make yourself receptive to it.
Whether you like something or you dislike something ‒ either way, you exaggerate the reality
Where there is no fear, the need for violence will come down dramatically
Compassion is not an attitude of kindness but an instrument of unprejudiced involvement
Life is not about pushing your way through. Life is about allowing life to push through you.
All human experience has a chemical basis. Yoga is about making a great chemical soup of yourself
The whole idea of wanting to be better than someone else is a very pathetic way to exist
If you develop a strong character of your own, you will miss the character of the Creator.
A complete human being is in equilibrium between the masculine and the feminine.
You are successful with life if you know how to walk with joy even through hell.
If God was against intelligence, if he did not want you to use it, he wouldn't have given it to you
Anybody who is too concerned about himself cannot give himself to anything absolutely
There is no better insight into someone's teaching than looking at the way he lives
Life is neither a gift nor a punishment. It is just a phenomenon that you need to learn to ride
If you are unable to see things as they are, you can never handle life the way it should be handled
Passion is like gasoline in the tank, but you also need a steering wheel to go where you want to go
We must create schools in such a way that children want to go there.
People who are bursting with life do not need a purpose to live. Life is a purpose unto itself.
Ambition is about more. Vision is about all.
For someone who is intelligent, everything that happens is an opportunity
Only if you have no fear of suffering will you dare to walk your life full stride
Yoga is not about going to heaven. It is about making a heaven out of yourself.
Money is only a means, not the goal.
Clarity is a consequence of handling your confusion consciously.
The more absent one’s personality becomes, the more powerful his presence becomes
Whatever you do not know, when you bullshit yourself, it’s called belief.
When there is so much wealth in the world, poverty is a crime against humanity.
You earn a living to live well, not to kill yourself with stress
Once you live a compulsive life, you are living the life of a slave
A question is a tool that helps you dig deeper.
If your relaxation is not of good quality, your work will not be of good quality.
Religions divide - spiritual process includes
If you stop your mental muddle, life is bliss.
I refuse to recognize people as Muslims, Christians, or Hindus. I see human beings as human beings.
Life itself is reason enough to celebrate
The most responsible way to live is that you are playful with life.
It is not the opulence of the structure but the inclusiveness of the people which makes a home
If joy is not the ambiance of your life, even life's most pleasurable activities become burdensome
Memory is useful. But if you do not know how to keep it aside, that becomes your biggest bondage
The more conclusions you have, the less you experience life.
Faith can move mountains, but it freezes your mind
In the very nature of things, life can never get perfect - there is always room for improvement.
Meditation means dissolving the invisible walls that unawareness has built.
The Divine will not yield unless it is your number one priority.
Suffering is not inevitable. Suffering is self-created.
The family is a training ground to rise beyond likes and dislikes
When your being is soaked in devotion, even a piece of stone will become divine.
Life is rooted in reality - not in your thoughts and emotions.
'I am stressed out' means your mind is in a state of psychological friction within yourself
What meditation means is, in one way, you are just withdrawing the support for your personality.
See how to go ahead in life. Constantly looking at the rear view mirror will make you crash
You should not decide your life and the course of your life based on immediate compulsions.
Love is a simple and beautiful emotion. All humans are capable of it. Needs no god's help
Leaders should not stand in front of the people. They should stand behind the people
When you handle body, breath, mind and your being consciously - that is yoga
All limitations are only in your psychological framework, not in the existential framework of life.
What kind of food you eat should depend not on your values and ethics, but on what the body wants
If you live in devotion, you will slowly fall into the lap of grace
As a person, you will always feel incomplete. As a being, as life, you are always complete
Emotion is the juice of life. When out of control, it becomes madness.
The virtues of fear are too many to list, It can even render you short of breath, and short of everything that is life.
Integrity, insight and inclusiveness, are the three essential qualities of leadership
Yoga means... if you sit here, the whole existence becomes you, not even yours, it becomes you
Life becomes profound only when there is devotion towards something
As a parent be sincere enough to admit you don't know anything about life
Hesitation is the worst of sin. Because in hesitation, you do not live.
Trees are our closest relatives. What we exhale they inhale, what they exhale we inhale
Being spiritual is not about giving up the physical but about transcending it
Stop making life a problem
If you pay enough attention, everything in the existence has to yield to human consciousness
Control means to confine something within certain limits. Don't control your mind - liberate it
Karma is the accumulated impressions, it is the software you wrote for yourself unconsciously
The whole aspect of yoga is to make you receptive (to the existence)
The problem is not with life. The problem is you have not taken charge of your mind
If you conduct your relationships responsibly, with love and care, they will go well
The only thing that should overwhelm you is the magnificence of life itself.
Sadhana means using your body and your mind not as a barrier in your life but as a bridge
Life is within you, throbbing all the time, whether you are awake or asleep
The more access you have to another human being the cleaner you have to be
The only way you can be successful is by inclusiveness
No transcendence will happen unless you are truly, truly longing for it.
Enlightenment means borderless ignorance
If you understand that desire is an endless process, it is a game you can play joyfully
Wellbeing is possible only when there is a deep sense of inclusiveness with everything around you
True human capabilities will find expression only in absolute relaxation.
A Guru's rule is to destroy one's petty creation so one can touch the Creator's creation