realization

A Quote by U.G. Krishnamurti on u g, krishnamurti, understanding, life, self, search, realization, enlightenment, freedom, ego, and meditation

The search ends with the realization that there is no such thing as enlightenment. By searching, you want to be free from the self, but whatever you are doing to free yourself from the self is the self. How can I make you understand this simple thing? There is no 'how'. If I tell you that, it will only add more momentum to that (search), strengthen that momentum. That is the question of all questions: "How, how, how?"

U.G. Krishnamurti

Source: The Mystique of Enlightenment

Contributed by: Nalini

A Quote by Swami Chidananda on intelligent, amrita, bindu, upanishad, rice, husk, wisdom, realization, vedic, vedas, and discard

The intelligent student, after studying vedic texts, is solely intent on acquiring wisdom and realization.

He should discard the texts altogether, as the man who seeks rice discards the husk.

Swami Chidananda

Source: Amrita-Bindu-Upanisad : Nectar Drops of Spiritual Teachings -by Swami Chidananda

Contributed by: Meenakshi

A Quote by Baird T. Spalding on god, jesus, truth, realization, life, death, and heaven

"Only Man has the power to forgive sin, discord and in-harmony, which cause sickness. It is not God who forgives. God has nothing to do with Man's sin, sickness and in-harmony. These are the result of Man misunderstanding of his real being. Jesus taught that the truth shall make you free; this truth being that all are joint heirs, with Christ, to be equal participants in all the blessings of the God kingdom; joint heir ship, meaning, the same possibility of the same power, strength and understanding that Jesus has. I'm quite sure none of us feels that he is on the same plane of enlightenment as the great master. Yet all of us realize the truth of Jesus' promise that with divine understanding, Man is set free!
The moment Men became free from the belief that they are mere human beings, and subject to human laws of life and death, and all other limitation; that moment they will know they are divine, free from all limitations and possessed with the strength of divinity. This divinity is not something to be injected from without, but is the very life of each and every Man; the ever flowing stream of the loving thoughts that poor from God to all his children. You will soon find that by fixing your thoughts and attention steadfastly on God within, you can raise the vibrations of your body to blend so harmoniously with divine perfection, that you are thus one with God, and usher in the only real kingdom; the kingdom of Heaven on Earth!"

Baird Spalding

Source: Life and Teaching of the Masters of the Far East (6 Vol. Set)

Contributed by: Nara-Narayana

A Quote by Henry Landry on health, happiness, learning, realization, karma, nirvana, wisdom, and enlightenment

The Buddha may open the door, but you must decide to walk through to the world of wisdom and enlightenment

Henry Landry

Source: Buddha Nature Now: Discovering Your Buddha Nature, Pages: 180

Contributed by: Ajari

A Quote by Alex Grey on souls marriage, soul, marriage, alex grey, commitment, transformation, self, other, own, ego, personality, transcendance, benefit, all, beings, realization, swear, honor, love, obey, relationship, power, higher, creative, deeper,

My Soul’s Marriage

A commitment to your own and
the world’s transformation.

For the Benefit of myself and All Beings.

I,            (my ego & personality)

Do solemnly swear
to love, honor and obey my soul,
my path to realization  and
relationship with a higher,
deeper creative power,
for better or worse,
for richer or poorer,
in sickness and in health,
from now and forever more.

Alex Grey

Contributed by: Joy Bringer

A Quote by Mevlana Jelalu'ddin Rumi on rumi, mevlana, open, we, we are all the same, one, oneness, same, knowing, listen, love, inspiration, joy opening, trust, self-discovery, realization, awakening, enlightenment, sufi, one love, and illuminated

We Are All the Same
Listen to the reeds as they sway apart;
Hear them speak of lost friends.
At birth, you were cut from your bed,
Crying and grasping in separation.
Everyone listens, knowing your song.

You yearn for others who know your name,
And the words to your lament.
We are all the same, all the same,
Longing to find our way back;
Back to the one, back to the only one.

Mevlana Rumi (1207 - 1273)

Source: The Love Poems Of Rumi, Pages: 16

Contributed by: Joy Bringer

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