Adi Sankara Quote 1 From association with the Wise comes non-attachment. From non-attachment comes freedom from delusion. Through freedom from delusion comes abiding in the Self, the Immutable Reality. From abiding in the Self comes[…]
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,[…]
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[…]
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.[…]
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[…]
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[…]
Quote 10 – Ramana To enquire “Who am I?” is the only remedy for all that ills of the world.
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[…]
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.[…]
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.