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15 Feb 2013
You need go to no one and no where, if you are seeking God. If this is your sincere desire, you have no need to go outside your own consciousness.
7 Jul 2016
What can you do in India that you cannot do in your own land? The same struggle against the passions, the emotions, and the ego which is taking place in the one country is taking place in the other. You cannot escape it by moving the body from one spot to a different one. What you have to achieve is within yourself...
17 Aug 2011
A belief which the Occidental regards as odd, the Oriental may regard as unquestionable. Reincarnation is such a belief.
14 Oct 2014
The soul of man incarnates all over the face of this planet... No Western birth will exempt him from following the same path which the Eastern seeker must walk--the subdual of self, the subjugation of thought, and a kindled yearning for his infinite Home.
13 Nov 2015
... The source to which we almost instinctively turn when we are in quest of spiritual light must no longer be sought outside ourselves. It must be sought within our own heart.
31 Dec 2012
The present day needs not only a synthesis of Oriental and Occidental ideas, but also a new creative universal outlook that will transcend both. A world civilization will one day come into being through inward propulsion and outward compulsion. And it will be integral; it will engage all sides of human development…
10 Nov 2012
... Reverie is not enough. Dream and do. Let the buds of high thought burst into the flowers of heroic action. In the present chaotic and critical state of the world, it is better for those with spiritual ideals to throw their weight into positive service of humanity. We must do something to objectify these ideals.