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“True Occultism or Theosophy is the ‘Great Renunciation of the self,’ unconditionally and absolutely, in thought as in action.” All the manifestations of the separative self, whether they are intensive and obvious, subtle or dormant, cloud the understanding and intelligence. At their worst, they completely distort the view, making the individual see his environment in terms of his own ambition, pride or envy. At their mildest, they still bar the gates of perception into the hidden meaning, splendor and beauty which is the heart of existence, concealed in the very being of all, both in the animate and the inanimate. Only when the taint of selfhood is completely washed away does Wisdom bloom in all its perfection, and that which was secret before becomes as the light of day …

Religion, from the Theosophical point of view, commences with the denuding of the mind of its favored thoughts and conditioning and allowing it to come into contact with what is of universal and fundamental significance. The impact of the Society on world conditions would be outstanding if its worldwide membership were composed of true altruists, a body exemplifying brotherhood, men and women seeking Wisdom and leading the life necessary to widen the horizons of the mind and obtain insight into truth. It is those who are drawn towards such objectives who are worthy candidates for membership.”

Inaugural Address, 1980

 

Carefully watch your thoughts, for they become your words. Manage and watch your words, for they will become your actions. Consider and judge your actions, for they have become your habits. Acknowledge and watch your habits, for they shall become your values. Understand and embrace your values, for they become your destiny.

 

Many people, especially ignorant people, want to punish you for speaking the truth, for being correct, for being you. Never apologize for being correct, or for being years ahead of your time. If you’re right and you know it, speak your mind. Speak your mind. Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is still the truth.

 

There are two days in the year that we can not do anything, yesterday and tomorrow

 

Relationships are based on four principles: respect, understanding, acceptance and appreciation.

 

The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members

 

If you want to change the world, start with yourself.

 

Strength does not come from winning. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.

 

I may not unnerve myself while I can struggle against evil.

 

Seven Deadly Sins Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Science without humanity, Knowledge without character, Politics without principle, Commerce without morality Worship without sacrifice.

 

I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.

 

You assist an evil system most effectively by obeying its orders and decrees. An evil system never deserves such allegiance. Allegiance to it means partaking of the evil. A good person will resist an evil system with his or her whole soul.

 

It is better to allow our lives to speak for us than our words.

 

 

Whenever dharma declines and the purpose of life is forgotten, I manifest myself on earth. I am born in every age to protect the good, to destroy evil, and to reestablish dharma.

 

As they approach me, so I receive them. All paths, Arjuna, lead to me.

 

I am the beginning, middle, and end of creation.

 

Among animals I am the lion; among birds, the eagle Garuda. I am Prahlada, born among the demons, and of all that measures, I am time.

 

Do not be proud of wealth, people, relations and friends, or youth. All these are snatched by time in the blink of an eye. Giving up this illusory world, know and attain the Supreme.

 

Do not look at anybody in terms of friend or foe, brother or cousin; do not fritter away your mental energies in thoughts of friendship or enemity. Seeking the Self everywhere, be amiable and equal-minded towards all, treating all alike.

 

Even after the Truth has been realised, there remains that strong, obstinate impression that one is still an ego - the agent and experiencer. This has to be carefully removed by living in a state of constant identification with the supreme non-dual Self. Full Awakening is the eventual ceasing of all the mental impressions of being an ego.

 

Reality can be experienced only with the eye of understanding, not just by a scholar

 

The world, like a dream full of attachments and aversions seems real until the awakening.

 

As gold purified in a furnace loses its impurities and achieves its own true nature, the mind gets rid of the impurities of the attributes of delusion, attachment and purity through meditation and attains Reality.

 

Knowing that I am different from the body, I need not neglect the body. It is a vehicle that I use to transact with the world. It is the temple which houses the Pure Self within.

 

When your last breath arrives, Grammar can do nothing.

 

To be free from bondage the wise person must practise discrimination between One-Self and the ego-self.

By that alone you will become full of joy, recognising Self as Pure Being, Consciousness and Bliss.

 

Curb your senses and your mind and see the Lord within your heart.

 

Solve all your problems through meditation. Exchange unprofitable religious speculations for actual God-contact. Clear your mind of dogmatic theological debris; let in the fresh, healing waters of direct perception. Attune yourself to the active inner Guidance; the Divine Voice has the answer to every dilemma of life. Through man's ingenuity for getting himself into trouble appears to be endless, the Infinite Succor is no less resourceful.

 

Always remember that you belong to no one, and no one belongs to you. Reflect that some day you will suddenly have to leave everything in this world - so make the acquaintanceship of God now.

 

All time is wasted that is not spent in seeking God

 

My worship is of a very strange kind.

In this, Ganga water is not required.

No special utensils are necessary.

Even flowers are redundant.

In this puja all gods have disappeared.

And emptiness has emerged with euphoria.

 

Cease being a prisoner of the body; using the secret key of Kriya, learn to escape into Spirit.

 

Prepare yourself for the coming astral journey of death by daily riding in the balloon of God-perception. Through delusion you are perceiving yourself as a bundle of flesh and bones, which at best is a nest of troubles. Meditate unceasingly, that you may quickly behold yourself as the Infinite Essence, free from every form of misery. Cease being a prisoner of the body; using the secret key of KRIYA, learn to escape into Spirit.

 

Our eagerness for worldly activity kills in us the sense of spiritual awe

 

Whenever anyone utters with reverence the name of Babaji, that devotee attracts an instant spiritual blessing.

 

I am ever with those who practice Kriya Yoga. I will guide you to the Cosmic Home through your enlarging perceptions.

 

Solve all your problems through meditation

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