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28 Sep 2012
The general line of inner development for the human race is in the first stage right action, which includes duty, service, responsibility…
22 Oct 2016
People who turn away from religion, even if they believe vaguely that there is a God, because the distance between both is immeasurable, may be startled to learn that God is also very near, is indeed within themselves.
17 Jun 2020
… Whereas ancient man sacrificed the animal outside him upon the altar of God-worship, modern man understands that he has to sacrifice the animal inside him…
30 Jun 2014
A man must find holiness in his own mind before he can find it in any place, be it church, ashram, monastery, or temple. He must love it so much that he constantly thinks about it, or thinks about it so much that he begins to love it, before he can find its real quality anywhere.
12 Feb 2021
Those who formerly could not bring themselves to believe that God exists are dumbfounded when they discover that He not only exists but even exists within themselves.
18 Sep 2015
Men go on pilgrimage to this or that holy place, city, man, or monastery. But in the end, after all these outer journeys, they will have to make the inner journey to the divine deputy dwelling in their own hearts.
26 Mar 2015
When he no longer looks only to the established tradition offered him by others but also and more deeply into his own inner consciousness, he is then following the way pointed to by Jesus and Buddha and Lao Tzu. For this is how and where the soul reveals itself.
22 Jul 2017
When Jesus said, ”Knock and it shall be opened to you,” he meant knock at the door within yourself…
20 Oct 2016
More than three hundred years ago, a wonderful little woman in France took the Galilean at his word. She put all her emotional strength into aspiration and meditation and succeeded in achieving an exalted state by practising a simple method… Her doctrine came to be called Quietism because she showed people how to quieten their personal thoughts and emotions and thus become aware of the impersonal heaven behind them, the kingdom within…
25 Jan 2018
Many believe, some suspect, but few know that there is a divine soul in man.