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Paramahansa Yogananda
By Anonym 14 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Kindness is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families, and nations.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Do not think of yourself as the body, but as the joyous consciousness and immortal life behind it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Gandhi has sound economic and cultural reasons for encouraging the revival of cottage industries, but he does not counsel a fanatical repudiation of all modern progress. Machinery, trains, automobiles, the telegraph have played important parts in his own colossal life! Fifty years of public service, in prison and out, wrestling daily with practical details and harsh realities in the political world, have only increased his balance, open-mindedness, sanity, and humorous appreciation of the quaint human spectacle.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

With the realization of God comes all power. If the little wave knew that behind it is the great ocean, it could say, "I am the ocean." You should realize that just behind your consciousness is the Ocean of God.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Mankind is engaged in an eternal quest for that ‘something else' he hopes will bring him happiness, complete and unending.For those individual souls who have sought and found God, the search is over: He is that Something Else.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Love cannot be had for the asking; it comes only as a gift from the heart of another

By Anonym 13 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Forget the past, for it is gone from your domain! forget the future, for it is beyond your reach! control the present! Live supremely well now! This is the way of the wise.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Births and deaths are inevitable for man only during the state of ignorance in which he thinks he is the body and cannot exist without it. Only the man who will not seek the awakening of wisdom must suffer the nightmares and delusive dreams of births and deaths and the fanciful miseries and limitations attending them. (gt)

By Anonym 14 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

The entire universe is God's cosmic motion picture, and that individuals are merely actors in the divine play who change roles through reincarnation; mankind's deep suffering is rooted in identifying too closely with one's current role, rather than with the movie's director, or God.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

As you find your soul-reservoir of peace, less and less controversy will be able to afflict your life.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Why shouldn't you strengthen your own vibrations through fellowship with people seeking Self-realization, and by group meditation with them? This practice will fortify your own spiritual convictions you will find that many seemingly insuperable barriers in your life will crumble and dissolve in the waters of meditation. Your devotion and love for God will commingle with the devotion and love of others. Divine bliss will radiate from you, helping all persons you meet.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

I don't want people to think that they can attain realization simply by listening to others or by reading books. They must practice what they read and hear.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

One cannot tell when he is going to be healed, so do not try to set an exact time limit. Faith, not time, will determine when the cure will be effected.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Build your inner environment. Practice Silence! I remember the wonderful discipline of the Great Ones. When we used to talk and chatter, they would say: "Go back into your inner castle." It was very hard to comprehend then, but now I understand the way of peace

By Anonym 14 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Just as oil is present in every part of the olive, so love permeates every part of creation.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Change your life by changing your thoughts.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

When you make up your mind to do good things, you will accomplish them if you use dynamic will power to follow through. No matter what the circumstances are, if you go on trying, God will create the means by which your will shall find its proper reward.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Thoughts are universally and not individually rooted; a truth cannot be created, but only perceived. The erroneous thoughts of man result from imperfections in his discernment. The goal of Yoga Science is to calm the mind, that without distortion it may mirror the Divine vision in the Universe.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Be as simple as you can be; you will be astonished to see how uncomplicated and happy your life can become.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

When you know God as peace within, then you will realize Him as peace existing in the universal harmony of all things without.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Be kind to others, so that you may learn the secret art of being kind to yourself.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Truth is not afraid of questions.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Your part is to awaken your desire to accomplish your worthy objectives. Then whip your will into action until it follows the way of wisdom that is shown to you.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Words saturated with sincerity, conviction, faith, and intuition are like highly explosive vibration bombs, which, when set off, shatter the rocks of difficulties and create the change desired.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Those who are unconquered in spirit are the real successes in life. If you can so train or condition your mind that you are content regardless of what you have or do not have, and if you can stand the challenge of all your trials and remain calm-that is true happiness.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Every night in sleep God takes away all your troubles to show you that you are not a mortal being; you are spirit.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

It is foolish to be afraid of death. Just think. No more repaired tires on the body vehicle, no more patchwork living.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

The spine is the highway to the Infinite. Your own body is the temple of God. It is within your own self that God must be realized.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

The power of unfulfilled desires is the root of all man's slavery

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Thinkers do not accept the inevitable; they turn their efforts toward changing it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Most people consider the course of events as natural and inevitable. They little know what radical changes are possible through prayer.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Death is not as terrible as you think. It comes to you as a healer. Sleep is nothing but a counterfeit death. What happens in death we can picture in sleep. All our sufferings vanish in sleep. When death comes, all our mortal tortures cease; they cannot go beyond the portals of death.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

As a mortal being you are limited, but as a child of God you are unlimited... Focus your attention on God, and you shall have all the power you want, to use in any direction.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

When, by meditation, we withdraw restless thoughts from the lake of the mind, we behold our soul, a perfect reflection of Spirit.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Today I forgive all those who have ever offended me. I give my love to all thirsty hearts, both to those who love me and to those who do not love me.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

You are walking on the earth as in a dream. Our world is a dream within a dream; you must realize that to find God is the only goal, the only purpose, for which you are here. For Him alone you exist. Him you must find.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Peace is the altar of God, the condition in which happiness exists.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

I relax and cast aside all mental burdens, allowing God to express through me His perfect love, peace, and wisdom.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

You do not have to struggle to reach God, but you do have to struggle to tear away the self-created veil that hides him from you

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

The love of God uplifts and enlarges us. I can never think of myself anymore as exclusively in this body; I feel that I am present in all bodies. I have no awareness of race or other distinctions at all. In my perceptions, just as I feel my own consciousness in every part of my physical form, I feel you all to be a part of me. Everything that is living I feel within this body. I know the sensations of all. It is not imagination; it is Self-realization. This consciousness is far beyond telepathy. It is awareness of the perceptions of every being. That is the meaning of Christ Consciousness.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

The reflection, the verisimilitude, of life that shines in the fleshly cells from the soul source is the only cause of man's attachment to his body; obviously he would not pay solicitous homage to a clod of clay. A human being falsely identifies himself with his physical form because the life currents from the soul are breath-conveyed into the flesh with such intense power that man mistakes the effect for a cause, and idolatrously imagines the body to have life of its own.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

In vegetables and fruits, God has infused medicinal power to help in overcoming disease. Even these, however, have but a limited potency. The organs of the body are essentially sustained by the energy of God, and the person who employs various methods to increase this energy will have at his command a greater power for healing than is afforded by any medicine or diet.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

With right attitude, life is very simple and very easy.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

He is the wisest who seeks God.  He is the most successful who has found God.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

The time will come when mankind will begin to get away from the consciousness of needing so many material things. More security and peace will be found in the simple life.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

It is not your passing thoughts or brilliant ideas so much as your plain everyday habits that control your life....Live simply. Don’t get caught in the machine of the world— it is too exacting. By the time you get what you are seeking your nerves are gone, the heart is damaged, and the bones are aching. Resolve to develop your spiritual powers more earnestly from now on. Learn the art of right living. If you have joy you have everything,so learn to be glad and contented....Have happiness now.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Success is not rightly measured by wealth, prestige and power. Success is measured by the yardstick of happiness.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

Seclusion is the price of greatness.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paramahansa Yogananda

There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you.