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A Quote by Lao Tzu on tao, oneness, nondual, and eternal

The Tao is infinite, eternal.
Why is it eternal?
It was never born;
thus it can never die.
Why is it infinite?
It has no desires for itself;
thus it is present for all beings.

The Master stays behind;
that is why she is ahead.
She is detached from all things;
that is why she is one with them.
Because she has let go of herself,
she is perfectly fulfilled.

Lao Tzu (c.604 - 531 B.C.)

Source: Tao Te Ching

Contributed by: Gaia Team

A Quote by Peace Pilgrim on religion, god, truth, silence, spiritual maturity, and oneness

Religion is not an end in itself. One's union with God is the ultimate goal. There are so many religions because immature people tend to emphasize trivial differences instead of important likenesses. Differences between faiths lie in creeds and rituals rather than religious principles.

How diverse the many paths seem to be at times, but do they not all come together eventually upon the same mountaintop? Are they not all striving for the same thing? If you are guided toward a faith, use it as a stepping stone to God, not as a barrier between yourself and God's other children or as a tower to hold you aloft from others. If you are not guided toward a faith (or even if you are) seek God in the silence -- seek within.

When we attempt to isolate another we only isolate ourselves. We are all God's children and there are no favorites. God is revealed to all who seek; God speaks to all who will listen. Be still and know God.

Peace Pilgrim

Source: Peace Pilgrim: Her Life and Work in Her Own Words, Pages: 65

Contributed by: Rod

A Quote by Sri Chinmoy on meditation, fear, oneness, vastness, and god

Meditation is the only way to overcome fear. There is no other way. Why does meditation help us overcome fear? In meditation we identify ourselves with the vast, with the Absolute. When we are afraid of someone or something, it is because we do not feel that particular person or thing is a part of us. When we have established conscious oneness with the Absolute, with the Infinite Vast, the everything there is part of us. And how can we be afraid of ourselves?

Sri Chinmoy

Source: Meditation: Man's Choice And God's Voice, by Sri Chinmoy.

Contributed by: Shane

A Quote by Lankavatara Sutra on buddhism, reality, non-duality, oneness, and religion

False-imagination teaches that such things as light and shade, long and short, black and white are different and are to be discriminated; but they are not independent of each other; they are only different aspects of the same thing, they are terms of relation, not reality. Conditions of existence are not of a mutually exclusive character; in essence things are not two but one.

Lankavatara Sutra

Source: Lankavatara Sutra

Contributed by: Laurens

A Quote by Kabir on oneness, connection, unity, and meditation

All know that the drop merges into the ocean, but few know that the ocean merges into the drop.

Kabir

Contributed by: li'l p

A Quote by Ivan Illich on religion, oneness, and desire

There is no greater distance than that between a man in prayer and God

Ivan Illich

Contributed by: Praveer

A Quote by Fortune Cookie on peace, oneness, and passion

Everything I do, I do to make my heart sing.

Fortune Cookie

Source: Fortune Cookie

Contributed by: Mara

A Quote by Sri Guru Granth Sahib on ego, selfishness, oneness, and peace

Give up your selfishness, and you shall find peace; like water mingling with water, you shall merge in absorption.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

Source: www.sikhnet.com

Contributed by: Dhyana

A Quote by J. (Jiddu) Krishnamurti on projection, thoughts, images, connection, spiritual perspective, life, and oneness

...it is important to understand, not intellectually but actually in your daily life, how you have built images about your wife, your husband, your neighbor, your child, your country, your leaders, your politicians, your gods--you have nothing but images. The images create the space between you and what you observe and in that space there is conflict, so what we are going to find out now together is whether it is possible to be free of the space we create, not only outside ourselves but in ourselves, the space which divides people in all their relationships...

J. Krishnamurti (1895 - 1986)

Source: unknown

Contributed by: MsCapriKell

A Quote by Margaret Neylon on angel, guide, spirit, religion, culture, unity, oneness, diversity, friends, and famiy

Today is a day for celebration, no matter what your religion or your culture. Learn to celebrate today: celebrate the fact that you are alive, that you are breathing, that you have friends, family, angels and spirit guides in your life.

Margaret Neylon

Source: An Angel a Day by Margaret Neylon

Contributed by: Andi

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