Quote 16 – Ramana You can have, or rather you yourself will be, the highest imaginable kind of happiness which you have spoken of as ‘pleasure’, ‘joy’, ‘happiness’, ‘bliss’ are only reflections of the Ananda (Bliss) which, in your true nature, you are.
You are browsing archives for
Category: Sri Ramana Maharshi Quotes
Quote 15 – Ramana God is the same to those who say the word is real and to their opponets. Their outlook is different. You need not entangle yourself in such is disputations. The goal is one and the same for all (realize ones true nature). Look to it.
Quote 14 – Ramana D: Is there no way of escape from the miseries of the word? M: There is only one way and that consists in not losing sight of one’s Self under any circumstances.
Quote 12 – Ramana D: But it is not easy to remain without thinking. M: You need not cease thinking. Only think of the root of the thoughts; seek it and find it. The Self shines by itself. When that is found that thoughts cease of their own accord. That is freedom from bondage.
Quote 11 – Ramana D: It looks easy to think of God in the external world, whereas it looks difficult to remain without thoughts. M: That is absurd; to look at other things is easy and to look within is difficult! It must be contrariwise. D: But I do not understand. It is difficult. M: […]
Quote 10 – Ramana D: How is work to be done ordinarily for an aspirant? M: Without self-identification with the actor. For instance, did you intend visiting this place while in Paris? D: No! M: You see how you are acting without your intention to do so? The Gita says that a man cannot remain without acting. The purpose […]
Quote 9 – Ramana Everybody will go after only what gives happiness to him. Thinking that happiness comes from some object or other, you go after it. See from where all happiness, including the happiness you regard as coming from sense objects, really comes from. You will understand that all happiness comes only from the self, and then […]
Quote 8 – Ramana A passenger in a train keeps his load on the head by his own folly. Let him put it down: he will find that the load reaches the destination all the same. Similarly, let us not pose as the doers, but resign ourselves to the guiding Power.
Quote 7 – Ramana The habit makes us believe that is difficult to cease thinking. In the error is found out, One would not fool enough to exert oneself unnecessarily by the way of thinking.
Quote 6 – Ramana Be free from thoughts. Do not hold on to anything. They do not hold you. Be yourself.