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Truth quotes by Sadhguru

Top 10 Truth Quotes

If you love somebody it’s a fickle happening because no human being will happen a hundred percent the way you want them. Every human being on this planet is going to disappoint you believe me not because they’ll do something wrong because nobody can fulfill the unrealistic expectation you have of them. It’s simply not possible. Partially but never entirely
You plant a coconut & a mango tree in your garden, when they were saplings they were of the same height, you thought they will get along pretty well, if both of them remain stunted & never grow, they will remain compatible, same height, everything; But if both of them grow to their full potential, they will grow to different heights, shapes & possibilities
The biggest mistake that people make is they try to be happier than someone else.
The important thing is not that people love you but that you are loving
If you try to give up something, it will rule your mind. But, if you find something deeper in life, the less significant will just fall off
Without the necessary awareness, freedom is dangerous
The mind is a tool for exploration, not for drawing conclusions
The most significant aspect of your life is that you're alive right now. Everything else is secondary and incidental
What is good, what is bad is only contextual for those times and those societies at a certain time, because good and bad is judged by what consequences it generates. It is not by the action
Whether I keep you half alive or you keep yourself half alive, whichever way- it's torture

Funny + Truth quotes

Funny Quotes
Rat Race Winner- Still A Rat!
It’s easier to love God because it’s always easy to love somebody who is not here now, it’s so easy. But if you have to love somebody who is sitting next to you right now, it costs life
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
Whether I keep you half alive or you keep yourself half alive, whichever way- it's torture
Is there some aspect of life that human beings are not suffering? If they are poor they suffer their poverty. You make them affluent they suffer that. If they are uneducated they suffer that. If you make them educated they suffer that. If they are unmarried they suffer that. You get them married.. If they don’t have children they suffer that. If they have..
When you were 3-4 years of age you’re 100% for marriage, not yours your parents', again when you become 45-50 again you’re 100% for marriage, but between 18-35 you’re questioning the whole process. Because where the physical body is dominant, at that time if you give in to that then it will question every institution
Loosen up a bit – laugh more, get involved with people around you, do simple things. If you only do very important things, you will become dead serious
People whom you consider corrupt, when I really looked through them, I see their reasoning. They don’t think they’re corrupt. they just say everybody would do the same thing. 'I got the opportunity, they don’t have the opportunity. So they are only complaining that they don’t have the opportunity'.
It is difficult to love someone who is next to you right now, it is easy to love someone who is dead or who is in heaven. Because if you have to love one, you have to give up something that is you, to accommodate another, otherwise it will not happen.
The first sign of psychological imbalance is you start thinking, ‘Nobody is okay.’
The most important thing that’s happening to you right now is life itself, not the fancy thoughts you have, not the emotions you have, not financial arrangements, nor family or whatever rubbish you have built around you- these are accessories to life, these are all frills. Frills are so much you’re missing the skirt, that’s the whole problem with you
There is no one moment of ease, simply. These structured societies where you have house mortgage which is for thirty years, a car mortgage which is for ten years, an education loan which is twenty two years - you got a life term. You’re doing your time in an open prison.
There is too much talk about heaven hell because too many people have made a hell out of themselves
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
An intelligent person knows that he is a fool but a fool does not know that he is a fool
Whenever a nasty thing happens, it's Mr. Ego. Mr Ego is a non-existent person. You cannot fix a non-existent person
To love the person who is next to you is the biggest challenge. To love somebody who is not here is always easy
The nations of the world talk about peace only when they are at a disadvantage. When they are at an advantage, they talk about war and aggression.
Bullshit can also get you to the top, but it never lets you stay there.

Philosophy + Truth quotes

Philosophy Quotes
If you want flowers to grow in your garden, you don’t have to think flowers, you don’t have to chant flowers. You just have to think of soil, manure, water, sunlight - nothing to do with flowers; if you handle filth well, flowers will happen
For one moment if you forget that you are mortal, ignorance will sprout, if you forget for a long time, it will bear fruit.
The most precious thing in life is life itself. Are you getting this now or only on your deathbed?
Human folly is that people are always trying to extract joy from the outside.
You are working towards somebody else's idea of success, that is not a success, your success is you as a human being you found your full potential, that is your success
You need to look at why you want a break from work. If you were doing something that you truly care about, would you want a break?
Your personality is a fake representation of yourself. The more you invest in it, the more incomplete and insecure you feel
The reminder of one's mortality has always been the fundamental force behind the human search for something beyond. If they never knew that they would die, nobody would seek spirituality.
If you lose your humanity just because someone is doing something stupid in the world, have you done any good to yourself or the world that you live in?
Joys come and go like a pleasant breeze. It’s the miseries that stick in you like thorns – until you realize that it’s all your doing.
To generate untruth, you have to do a lot of things. For truth, there is nothing to do - anyway it is there.
People who think they are Good, are too full of themselves. Just understand your place in the existence, you are just a speck of dust in the existence, suppose you disappear tomorrow morning, everything will be fine in the world.
Only a fool will talk about what Truth is. One who knows will only talk around it, because you cannot talk about it.
Only that which is physical can be experienced through the senses and anything that is beyond the realm of sense cannot be.

Life + Truth quotes

Life Quotes
When sounds are in tune, they become music. Out of tune, they become noise. It is the same with you. When all aspects of you are in tune, you become music. Out of tune, you become noise
If you love somebody it’s a fickle happening because no human being will happen a hundred percent the way you want them. Every human being on this planet is going to disappoint you believe me not because they’ll do something wrong because nobody can fulfill the unrealistic expectation you have of them. It’s simply not possible. Partially but never entirely
The most significant aspect of your life is that you're alive right now. Everything else is secondary and incidental
The most beautiful moments in your life have happened to you only when you kept your logic aside a little bit.
No matter where you get in your life, you will see there is one more thing to do.
People may think this is extreme, but, You must go and volunteer in hospital wards where people die and you must see, it's very important, only then you become sensitive to life, life becomes super valuable because you know it is limited
If you had come here like any other creature on this planet, stomach full - life would be settled. But once you come here as a human being, life does not end with survival. Actually, for a human being, life begins only after survival is fulfilled.
If you keep pushing the line between sanity & insanity, if you go mad & come back, if you go mad & you come back, one day you are not able to come back, that's all
If you’re in communion with truth, your associations will be just associations, not attachments. You will know involvement in life, but you will not know entanglement in your life, not because it's right or wrong, with brakes on if you try to go somewhere, you will burn yourself up and then you think life is a miserable thing.
The frills of life have become larger than life itself. Life is entirely missed; if you touch life within you, then it’s an explosion of energy
If you want to know the value of life just know that it’s a brief happening.
For most people life means their job, life means the new house, the car that they bought, their wife, their husband, their children. No! Life is what’s throbbing within, not even your body, not your mind, not your thought, not your emotion. What is right now throbbing within you is life. Only because this is ON everything else seems to be meaningful
Children are not your property; they do not belong to you. Just see how to enjoy, nurture, and support them.
When you say positive thinking, in a way you are trying to escape reality. You only want to look at one side of life while missing out the other. You may ignore the other, but the other will not ignore you.
Most of the time you are just thinking about life, not living life
Universal laws cannot be imposed. They are there. If you are in tune, things are smooth. If not, there will be friction
The life within you is not there to serve your body, mind or emotion . The body, mind and emotion are there to serve life
If your experience of life is not limited to your physicality, you are naturally inclusive.
The quality of your life is not determined by the clothes you wear, the educational qualifications you carry, the family background you come from or the bank balances you hold. Rather, the quality of your life depends upon how peaceful and joyous you are within yourself
We need to create a society where our values are more spread out to all aspects of life. Music, art, love, care, all these things are as important as economics.
I want you to see life bare, as it is; and the bare is not ugly. The bare is very beautiful. The bare is very tremendous.
Living better is not about digging up the planet and heaping it on your head
I’m not trying to give answers. I want you to deepen your questions in such a way that truth becomes the only authority in your life.
How many things in your life are such that you held it, and now you cannot loosen the grip?
Just because you got what you wanted, that does not mean you have achieved something in your life

Short + Truth quotes

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's idea of success is to be just one step ahead of another lame person.
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.

Inspirational + Truth quotes

Inspirational Quotes
When you love someone, it is a privilege to do something for them. Service is a poor substitute for love
Whatever happens, you getting depressed is not a solution. You getting depressed would be one more problem
If you try to give up something, it will rule your mind. But, if you find something deeper in life, the less significant will just fall off
If you want to have deep insights into life, no one’s opinion about you should mean anything to you
It is not the length but the strength of one's life that matters.
Being spiritual does not mean being dead serious. If you allow life to happen within you exuberantly, unbridled, you will touch the spirit.
Not disaster or disease, stagnation is the worst thing that can happen to a human being
If you are joyful and you have created joy for people around you, then you do not have to go to heaven because you are already there
Society has never spared anybody... It is not that you are the only one who is the target of unkind talk and unkind looks. Only if you are strong and self-confident, you can let others say what they want.
An intention will not make things happen. It will only set the direction. You still have to make the journey
If what is happening in the world is not the way you want it, at least what is happening within you must be the way you want it.
If we want to create peace, if we are thinking of a culture of peace, the first step each of us has to take is to start with ourselves and figure out how to make this one person into a truly peaceful being.

Death + Truth quotes

Death Quotes
Before you and I came here on this planet, a countless number of people have walked on this planet, where are they? All topsoil. You will also be topsoil unless someone buries you real deep fearing you may rise from the dead
The very body that you carry right now, it has been millions of bodies in the past.. the soil going through every form of life
Every day, every moment if you remind yourself this is a brief life, "I'm mortal, one day I will end." just do this for 2 days & see, you will become something truly fantastic within yourself
If you seek security in life, unknowingly you seek death. The only truly secure place is your grave
What you call as “myself” is just a pop-up on this planet and it will pop out one day
At the end of your life it's only about what you have created. Whatever you have gathered, you can't take it with you
The body is a loan from this planet. If you have done something wonderful out of this, when the time comes to pay back, you will pay joyfully
If you go after what's easy the next thing will be sleep and then death.
The moment you are born, you have a death sentence upon you. When, where and how is the only question. Your death is confirmed.
Most people go about their lives as if death is not going to happen to them
People who live a very full fledged life, If they lived very joyfully, with huge sense of ecstasy about life, when the time of death comes, they will leave much more gracefully than those who have not lived a total life. People who are having a bad life should be wanting to go, but that is not the truth
If you're not touched by life, you're a dying life. You're not a living life.

Wisdom + Truth quotes

Wisdom Quotes
What is good, what is bad is only contextual for those times and those societies at a certain time, because good and bad is judged by what consequences it generates. It is not by the action
Misery is not caused by any situation, situations are there, some situations we can handle, some we can not handle; If you want to make yourself miserable for every situation that you can not handle, you have a lot of opportunities, every day
To live and operate in the world, you may have to identify with something. Play with your identifications - don’t let them rule you.
You may attach much significance to your birth, life, and death, but for Mother Earth, it is just a recycling process
The intellect is a reasonably sharp knife. If you do not know how to hold it, you keep cutting yourself
You just gather things which don’t mean anything to you. You look smart in a tea party but you’re not smart with life, okay. If you’re really smart with life you must be joyful and blissful.
Optimists hallucinate; pessimists get depressed. Both will not get anywhere. You must be willing to see everything the way it is
In frustration, dejection, and depression, you work against yourself.
Individuals should shape their lives according to their particular needs, not according to social trends
Without coming to terms with the limitations and possibilities of who you are, you can't take the next step
Being a seeker means no matter what the Vedas said, what Krishna or Shiva said, you have to know the truth in your own experience
Believing something is not going to transform you. However if you experience the same, it will leave you absolutely transformed. Without being touched by an experience, whatever you believe does not mean anything
Every human being is always working against himself or herself in some way. If you created a moment of anger, you are working against yourself, isn't it?
Someone who builds a trap for himself of his own logic, he's truly insane. But he thinks he's sane

All Truth Quotes

New is a trap, old is a cesspool. If you jump out of the cesspool into a new trap, that's not going to help
Only when a human being is in a very extended periods of joyfulness, blissfulness, he will stretch himself to the limits & do what he could do to the fullest. When he’s in competition, when he’s in fear of failure, he will only do little better than somebody else. So, the human genius is completely missing today. You’re destroying the human genius
It is not that belief is blind. It is just that belief blinds people.
Truth is the only authority. Authority is not the truth
To make a simple physical act beautiful, we have invented all kinds of decorations around it. Without those decorations most people would be unwilling to get into the physical act. Lot of people cannot simply face the basic physical act as it is, unless it is decorated they will feel it is obscene, they'll feel it is basic - which is a fact
Seeking means admitting that you do not know. Once you have cleared your slate, truth can imprint itself upon it.
If your doctor told you that you are going to die tomorrow, that you can't live for more then 24 hours, you will see you will transform yourself so rapidly; minute to minute you will change. So don't wait for your doctor to tell you something horrible (change by yourself)
Love is not a relationship. Love is a certain sweetness of your emotion. Whether you look at a tree or a dog or a man or a woman or a child or just at the sky, why can’t you look at it lovingly? Because it’s not about loving the sky, it’s about the sweetness of your emotion. If your emotions are sweet, whatever you look at, you will look at it lovingly
Religions divide - spiritual process includes
If you can joyfully be a skeptic, then you are a spiritual seeker, and that's an ideal mindset for seeking the truth.
Once I believe what I believe is the truth, naturally, I will try to impose it on other people. I don't call it an imposition, I call it saving you from ignorance, I will try to put it on to you, just to save you, not to hurt you, but you will get hurt anyway because any imposition hurts
When you are a human being, the upper line is gone. But a bird which has been in a cage for a long time will not fly even if you open the door.It has forgotten that there's something called freedom, flying and living.
When we are unable to bring ourselves to some sense of peace, every little issue gets blown out of proportion. For every little thing, we end up fighting with each other.
The world is hungry not because there is no food. There is more food than the 7.2 billion people on the planet can eat. It is just that those who need it do not get it, because one way or the other, those who have the power and the means have not cared enough to do something about it
There is sufficient unpleasantness in the world around us. You don't have to create unpleasantness within yourself
When human beings are peaceful and joyful within themselves, they will do just what is needed, nothing more, nothing less.
Human beings are capable of suffering just about anything. If there is some physical reason, at least they have a good excuse. Otherwise, they will simply suffer for nothing.
Unfortunately, you are not sending your children to school because you want them to learn, but because you want them to earn.
For most parents it is not about education; it is about 1st rank. They want their children to sit on top of every other child's head. They are not interested in learning, they are not interested in education, they are not interested in a career, they are not interested in anything. Their whole effort in their life is how to sit on top of the pile
If you don't have a sense of involvement, you will always try to get the best deal out of somebody. That means you must meet the dumbest people in the world. Intelligent people will never bite your dumb deals.
If you were perfectly sane, you would not need entertainment. You need entertainment just to cover your madness. If we take away your entertainment, you will go crazy. Man needs entertainment simply to hide his madness. If he was perfectly sane, he would not need entertainment. He could just sit and watch the bamboo grow.
Only somebody who is blatantly lost in his moralistic nonsense believes he is pure-minded. Anybody who is sincere, looking at himself, he knows a part of him is utter filth. Nobody can avoid it.
If you realize that just about everything from atomic to cosmic is beyond your comprehension, you will naturally bow down, you will walk gently
Do not try to fix whatever comes in your life. Fix yourself in such a way that whatever comes, you will be fine
You don't have to do anything to be peaceful if you don't mess yourself, you are peaceful, how else to be?
If I think you are a good person, I will not see you the way you are, I'll see you the way I like it. If I think you are a bad person, immediately I'll start seeing things which don't exist... Only if you see everything the way it is you are in touch with reality.
Unfortunately, for most people, fear, anger, hatred are the most intense situations in their lives. Their love is never so intense, their peace is never so intense, their joy is never so intense, but their negativities are intense.
If you become interested in somebody, You dissect them. Well you don’t do it physically because the law doesn’t permit it, but you mentally dissect them, isn't it? and come to a convenient conclusion, not truth, and one day when that conclusion falls apart, you will become bitter.
If you function with your humanity, not fixing your actions but only looking for a consequence, that is best for everybody, whatever is needed you will do and that's how it should be
You give your problems too many names because you like to decorate your problems. If you decorate your problem you may not want to get rid of it.
Do not look up to anything, nor look down on anything. Then you will see creation just the way it is
Too many human beings are crippled either with fear or with guilt. This crippling of Humanity is passing off as Religion
It’s time.. If we are concerned about life it’s time that we are one hundred percent straight, at least with ourselves. Otherwise, neither yourself nor your life situations will ever get fixed, simply complaining and going on. Life will be a lifelong complaint for a whole lot of people because they don’t want to address it, they want to beat around it.
Human beings have physical, psychological, emotional, economic, social and various other kinds of needs. To fulfill these things when you say “I love you”, instead of making these things ugly to bring some beauty to this transaction, we quote it with a certain amount of sweetness of emotion which we call as love affair
If I say something which is not in your present level of experience, what are the option you have? You can believe it or you can disbelieve it. If you believe what I say, have you gotten any closer to reality? Or if you disbelieve what I say, have you gotten any closer to reality?
Everything happened, but at the end of the day you have a long face; purpose is defeated, isn’t it? The purpose of doing all that is already been defeated. Isn’t it so? Because you did not enjoy it, it does not fulfill you, what is the point?
If you want to approach the truth, the first thing is you don't assume anything. If you have already made an assumption, you are just trying to find the confirmation for your assumption, that is not seeking truth
A true seeker of truth has no assumptions, he is just looking
A true friend is someone who has the courage to tell you what shit you are, and still be loving and nice to you – that is friendship.
Why are we wasting our time trying to confirm our assumptions? We must enhance our perception, only by perceiving we know, there is no other way.
The choice is either you fix yourself or you try to fix the truth. With one you will attain to the highest, with the other you turn into trash
It’s unfortunate that injustice, subjugation and many levels of cruelty generates wonderful men. We have to find a way to generate such men when there is no strife, when there is no subjugation, when there is no injustice.
Nothing wonderful is ever going to happen unless we actively make it happen
If you look at the world today, lies are mainstream - truth is a fringe phenomenon. Time to reverse this for Human fulfillment
Right now, we have made economics the most important aspect of our lives. When the economic engine drives everything, naturally we become very gross, because it is all about pulling and pushing and somehow being on top. There is no room for any subtleness, or gentleness, or concern when competition rules.
Unless you do the right things, right things will not happen to you.
Of many crimes that humans can perpetrate upon each other, the worst of all crimes is Heaven, the very idea that there is a better place than this. To destroy heavens and make this planet a Paradise is Mission One. Let's make it happen
If you're waiting for people to understand you and act, it is only a pipe dream; it's never going to happen
The main cause of depression in the world today is too much eating, not enough physical activity.
This is a dream of many people: unconditional love. There is no such thing – in every relationship, there are conditions.
Personality is your making but right now it is compulsive. But, you think it has come from somewhere else
If you want your relationship to work, constantly remind yourself that the other is more significant than you
Earlier there was no communication. Now it's happening instantly. 100 years later there will be no "your" and "my" culture
If your pleasantness is dependent upon what happens around you, the chances of you being pleasant all the time is remote, in the very nature of things it is not possible.
Our psychological realities have become bigger than the cosmic reality. That is the big problem. It’s time you step out of the cinema that everybody is playing in their own minds
If you understand who you are on the cosmic scale, you will live gently. Let all that you touch be a blessing.
Truth means ‘that which is.’ To make friends with ‘that which is,’ you simply have to Be
If you cannot bring harmony to your own mind, how can you bring harmony to the world?
Those who are only interested in the consequence & not in the process, they will only dream, they won't do
There are no disasters in nature, we are the only disaster on this planet, if we fix that one thing, everything is going to be okay
As you distance yourself from the body and mind, this is the end of all suffering
If you live in truth that is a sadhana, what else? To stop the lies that you're creating, that is all the sadhana.
If you are truly a seeker of truth, truth cannot hide from you. It is in the lap of truth that you have happened
You have a very minor role in the existence - not just in the making of the existence, in your own life. Even if something as simple as breath or heartbeat is left in your hand, you will be a complete mess within a minute
Right now, religion is mostly about belonging to groups; that's all it is doing to people.
Searching for truth, knowing truth, does not mean you have to go in search of it somewhere. It’s not hiding behind the mountain
Here we were always interested in how the human being is. We are not so concerned about how the outside arrangement is. Because if the self is fixed, you can sit on a rock and be ecstatic. If the self not fixed, you can sit in a palace and be utterly miserable.
Truth cannot be interpreted. It can only be experienced
Whatever you do, it is only your inner quality that you are going to spread. Whether you like it or not, that is the reality
Living in truth means that you’ve not made up anything. You’re not writing your own story; you’re trying to live life. If you live life, you can only live it the way it is. Only if you make up a story you can make your own story, If you are doing fiction you can make it up the way you want. If you’re living life, you can live life only the way it is
This is the paradox of life: You can create a limitless number of lies, but there is only one truth
If you understand what is the nature of this life, at least if you start seeking what is the nature of this life, from fanciful questions to real seeking will begin. Once seeking is genuine you will never be denied the truth, 100%, believe me
Truth means just this; whatever there is, is truth. Whatever you have made up is a lie. That’s all there is
We do not know how a single atom in its entirety we do not know, with all the scientific exploration. So that that should be humbling enough for everybody
Whatever you see, you’re getting attached to it. Whatever you see, you’re getting identified with it. If you identify yourself with anything that is not you, obviously you’re not moving from untruth to truth, you’re moving from truth to untruth, from reality to hallucinatory process. In this, one will not evolve, one will just entangle
Forget about meditation, most people cannot sleep. This is because they are so horribly identified with things they are not.
Mortality is the fundamental reality of our existence.
Our education is confusing people to make them believe that memory is intelligence, memory is not intelligence, memory is useful as data, but intelligence is a different dimension, we have gobbled this up that
It is important that you simply see everything the way it is. You do not deny anything
Doubt is good. It means you are searching for truth. Suspicion is sickness – it means you already made a negative conclusion
If you talk about something which is not yet in your experience, to put it bluntly, you're just a liar
If we don't employ discretion, life will become very ugly and rudimentary.
The purpose of life is life alone. Fulfillment is in experiencing all its dimensions
Every creature on the planet holds its life phenomenally precious, not just human beings.
If you want to be truly successful, you must be able to see everything just the way it is, without distortions. If you can see everything just the way it is, life becomes a play
Most human beings spend their entire lives stuck in thoughts and emotions
In recent times, unfortunately, being politically correct has become paramount in public discourse. We are pushing every issue to levels of paranoia. We must have the wisdom & humility to say & accept truth which is uncomfortable & politically incorrect
Youth have a natural affinity for Truth. Truth meaning what truly works on all levels
Being in truth means simply being yourself. Don’t try to be someone else.
We must understand that if we motivate ourselves or get motivated by somebody, there could always be somebody else who’ll demotivate us. If something flips us up, something can always flip us down
Being a seeker of truth means refusing to make assumptions about things that you do not know
Youth are natural seekers of truth. Time to empower them with the needed clarity, commitment, and courage to find their truth
Truth is not hidden – you are hiding from it
Mysticism means you neither believe or disbelieve anything, to bring back your sense of wonder and quest for truth
All the entertainment in the world is just to avoid facing how limited we are. It's time we realize this
This is the greatest aspect of life - that it has no meaning to it and there is no need for it to have a meaning.
It is only because there is conflict within you, there is a possibility of conflict outside of you
Life is beautiful as it is. You do not have to give it a coat of make-up.
It would be wonderful to grow in comfort but unfortunately, most human beings become frivolous when there is comfort.
Technology without wisdom brings destruction
If you run after fulfillment, it will be an endless run. You will never be fulfilled.
Businesses need to stop looking at the world as a market. Once you see that what you call markets are people, your approach is bound to be more inclusive and sustainable
You don't have love, hatred, lust or jealousy in you. You just have life in you
Truth is not for comfort - it's for liberation. It's not a medicine - it's a killer
Dharma & adharma are not about right and wrong, good and bad. Dharma is a law that allows you to move towards truth.
We are moving into an era where authority cannot be The Truth. Only the Truth shall be the Authority in coming times, as sanctity of all authorities will be questioned.
There is no need for a spiritual leader to turn political, but there is a need for every political leader to have an element of spirituality
This is a journey from untruth to truth. The key to victory lies in knowing that who you are is beyond this body and mind
The universe is not human-centric. Every life form has a role to play – that’s the beauty of it.
Mysticism is a perceptional enquiry of experiencing that which is existentially true. Intellectual enquiry is a psychological exercise, could be unrelated to the existential
Human beings are thinking too much of themselves. We are just a small part of what is happening here
If I tell you that your beliefs are right, does that get you any closer to the truth? You feel better, but life doesn't get solved
One thing we need to understand is, whoever we are, wherever we live, however powerful we are, even if we are superhuman, we don't have absolute control over the situations in which we live. We can never have hundred percent control. We can only control our situations to some extent
Human intellect has sparked like never before. More people can think for themselves today than ever before.
There has to be more seriousness about ecological solutions. If we do not take corrective action right now, we will pass on a legacy which we will be ashamed of & which we will be accused of & hated for by future generations
If you do not destroy the heaven and hell functioning within you right now, there is no movement towards truth.
It doesn't matter for what reason you do the right things, even for wrong reasons if you do the right things, right things will happen to you
The reason why most people have remained the way they are because they've not invested in their well-being
I use humor because- If the same thing is told to you in at most seriousness, you will make a dogma of it, which is very dangerous
You're the only one who has the privilege of being called a "being". We don't call a Lion- a "Lion being", tiger- a "tiger being", we refer to you as a human being because supposed to know how to BE, but how far from truth is that?
Unless intellectual dimension is reinforced with an experiential dimension, it does not really become a life-altering process
By expressing truth, definitely no one will get lost. By continuously telling lies, no one will prosper
Most people are ego-sensitive, they’re not life sensitive. You have to be cautious about what to say and what not to say to a whole lot of people because they’re horribly ego-sensitive. For everything they will crash within themselves
Truth is not something that you invent. Truth is something you realize.
If you live in truth, that is a sadhana, what else? To stop the lies that you’re creating, that is all the sadhana.
I could never accept authority as truth. Truth was for me the only authority. My irreverence should have made me the unlikeliest candidate for spirituality