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22 Oct 2015
... Very few have become aware of Awareness itself, which is the highest achievement possible to any human being…
1 Jan 2021
Buddha himself foresaw that a new teacher would arise within a few thousand years after himself, and that this man would have a higher spiritual status than himself. But what is of special interest is his further prediction that a higher spiritual path would, through this medium, be opened to mankind …
29 Apr 2011
Whoever has benefited by these ideas is under an obligation to make them available to whoever else may be ready to receive them...
30 Nov 2020
I have not only refused to organize a cult but have prevented others from doing so who wished it ardently.
15 Nov 2020
… too many fail to realize that their own higher self has already begun to work and that they must co-operate with it.
1 Aug 2019
I wish no organized institution to be founded upon my name and writing. It is not the logical outcome of all my work.
19 Mar 2014
How dismal to hear a cynic's exclamation: A man cannot change himself. But how hopeful to hear Socrates' own experience that he had come into the world with many vices yet had rid himself of them with the help of reason…
25 Apr 2011
Too much remembrance of the world leads to too much forgetfulness of the higher purpose of our life in the world.
6 Apr 2018
The problem has two faces. The first is how to preserve even a stunted inner life from vanishing when the outer life is drawing all our time thought energies and feelings. The second is how to create the beginnings of such an inner life for those who have never known it.
10 Oct 2018
In China years ago, the existence was discovered of an organization called the Buddhist National Laymen's Association which operated its own private radio station and every night disseminated the message of Chinese Buddhism to its listeners. What they did to spread their own religion, we of the West could no doubt do to spread philosophy.
11 Sep 2021
When a man grows as unconsciously as a flower, it surprises him to discover how much larger is the area, how much deeper is the penetration, of his personal influence in the circle of people which he meets.
24 Apr 2011
So stick to this quest with the iron determination not to stop until you have realized the truth. Don't worry about the remoteness of the goal; leave all the results to fate and do the best you can. With proper guidance the goal can be brought infinitely nearer than it seems. Those who know truth want to share it; what else do they care for? Make up your mind and progress from can't to can!