The core of India's Light, part 3
I am Brahman.
To say that I am Brahman, or God without a second, is to smash the pride of ignorance-night.
Human pride destroys us. Divine pride employs us for God-manifestation. What is divine pride? I am of God only. I am eternally all for God.
To practise non-violence what I need is a pure heart and a sure life. India's Gandhi did it. I, too, can do the same.
The Buddha of measureless Light
The Buddha inspires our mind. The Buddha illumines our life. The Buddha fulfils our heart. The Buddha satisfies our soul.
Self-giving is today's nectar-delight. God-becoming is tomorrow's nectar-delight.
My soulful cry is Divinity's Bliss. My fruitful smile is humanity's bliss.
Our inner beauty increases when we pray to the Reality without form. Our outer beauty increases when we make friends with Divinity's outer form.
The noble and the holy
The Godward march is only for the noble and the holy.
A God-believer is he who at once lives in Divinity's Compassion-Heart and on humanity's inspiration-head.
Impurity is demon's food. What is impurity? Impurity is constant self-indulgence.
The transcendental mantra
A represents God the Dream. U represents God the Dreamer. M represents God the Dreamland.
To have an eternal hunger for God the Truth and God the Light is to finally come out of ignorance-night.
Only a God-lover's gratitude-heart remains always imperishable.
Man says to God, "Do give me Your infinite Light. " God says to man, "First give Me your ignorance-sea. Then I shall gladly give you what you are asking for. "
Three times God gets tremendous joy: when He sees His Transcendental Head, when He touches His Universal Body, and when He touches His self-giving devotee's heart.
In the spiritual life nothing is sweeter and nothing can be sweeter than the devotion-cry of the devotee's heart.
Strength challenges the world. Power enjoys the spontaneous surrender of the world.
As a child
When you approach God as a child, He gives you what you have asked for, plus the full assurance that He will give you everything that He has in His Universe.
Inspiring emotion in the heart
The fastest way to make progress is always to cry for inspiring emotion in the heart and surrendering devotion to the Lord Supreme.
Enjoyment is not fulfilment. Enlightenment alone is fulfillment. Give yourself totally. Lo, enlightenment has dawned immediately.
The divine enjoyer at once enjoys the beauty of Heaven and the purity of earth.
You are fallen because your aspiration-flames are extinguished. You are fallen because your ingratitude-existence is looming large.
The life of a monk desires world-rejection. World-rejection is nothing short of the rejection of God's own Body. Rejection cannot solve the world-problems. It is the heroic acceptance of God that can and will someday transform each problem into a veritable opportunity for God-manifestation on earth.
The human cry is the seed. The divine Smile is the tree.
When consciousness is infinitely expanded in today's blindness, man becomes tomorrow's all-illumining vision-sun.
The eyes of the seeker may not know where God is, but the heart of the seeker not only knows where God is but also pulls God's Compassion-Presence into the seeker's existence-cry like a magnet.
The animal in me says that it can easily destroy the world. The human in me says that it can easily create a new world. The divine in me says that it can soulfully cry and fruitfully smile.
Human pride declares: "I am above all. " Divine pride whispers: "I am for all. "
I have no faith in alms-giving, but I have all faith in self-giving, for self-giving completes all human insufficiencies.
Not to dare to do the right thing, the divine thing, the supreme thing, in order to please the Inner Pilot, is undoubtedly the worst possible punishment.
According to the inner vision, each human being is a divine prince. According to the outer vision, each human being is a slave of bondage-day and ignorance-night.
If one cannot become the lord of his lower self, then he cannot become a perfect slave of his higher self: God.
Concentration is another name for power. Meditation is another name for peace. Contemplation is another name for bliss.
The supreme initiation is when the Master says to the disciple, "Take what I have," and the disciple says to the Master, "Take me as I am. "
A soulfully grateful heart has always the best fragrance in God's entire creation.
The sacred mantra from the Rig Veda addressed to the sun.
If the seeker soulfully recites the Gayatri mantra in the morning and the evening, illumination is bound to take place in the seeker's confusion-mind infinitely sooner than he would ever expect.
The human teacher says to the student, "Work with me and I shall give you everything. " The divine Teacher says to his disciple, "I have kept God waiting for you. Don't delay; come with me to see Him. "
The outer sound confuses the human mind. The inner sound awakens the human heart.
Lamentation indefinitely delays not only our God-realisation but also our life-elevating preparation.
When we give to God as an offering both our desire-life and our aspiration-life, God tells us that the offering of our desire-life helps us run toward Him, and the offering of our aspiration-life helps Him run toward us.
In the Vedas the horse signifies sacrifice — sacrifice of our life-energising power and God-manifesting light.
The Golden Shore of the Beyond will always remain a far cry unless and until we not only believe in the supreme secret of self-giving but also practise it at every moment.
Death by an act of will
Aspiration for an immortal life so that God can be manifested is infinitely more meaningful, fruitful and praiseworthy than death by an act of will.
Will-power reaches the goal not because it is the possessor of an adamantine heart, but because it is the boundless lover of an illumining and fulfilling goal. No will-power, no success. No will-power, no progress. For success, be careful and be brave. For progress, be conscious and be self-giving.
The personal aspect of the presiding deity.
The personal aspect of the presiding deity governs the human in us compassionately and awakens the divine in us selflessly.
If we love the World Teacher who is Compassion, then the World Teacher who is Perfection brings us to the World Teacher who is His own Eternity's Satisfaction.
Repetition of an incantation
In order to get the best result while repeating an incantation, we have to feel an illumining flame deep within us which is growing into countless flames, and finally into a full-blazing sun.
The mental sky has to be cleared up before the psychic cry can climb up to the highest height.
The human fame is a deceptive but loud sound. The divine fame is a soundless sound which the seeker hears in his receptivity-heart.
A cheerful self-giving founded upon oneness is always ignorant of sacrifice.
Anger is the connecting bridge between man's destruction-blow and his repentance-flow.
God's Compassion-Dictionary houses countless words, excepting only one word: frustration.
When we sleeplessly cry only for God's Love, our heart's soil becomes immediately fertile and receptive.
The seeker has to be as sacred and humble as grass in order to consciously and constantly make the fastest progress.
The body of a hermit lives in a hut, but the heart of the hermit lives in the entire universe.
The intimate friend of aspiration is illumination and never destruction.
A moment of inner cry reveals an entire day of outer smile.
Out of His infinite Bounty God grants His Forgiveness so that once more I can get the opportunity to cry for a new dawn. But how can I ever forgive stupidity's shameless heights?