Insipration : Sri Ramakrishna

One must inherit good tendencies to realize God. One must have done something, some form of tapasya, either in this life or in another. Sri Ramakrishna (The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna, 19 September 1884) তাঁকে লাভ করতে হলে…

Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

It is of no use simply to take a course of lessons. To those who are full of Tamas, ignorant and dull — those whose minds never get fixed on any idea, who only crave for something to amuse them — religion and philosophy are simply…

Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

The Yogis say that that part of the human energy which is expressed as sex energy, in sexual thought, when checked and controlled, easily becomes changed into Ojas, and as the Muladhara guides these, the Yogi pays particular attention…

Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

Love, truth, and unselfishness are not merely moral figures of speech, but they form our highest ideal, because in them lies such a manifestation of power. Swami Vivekananda Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda, Vol 1, Karma Yoga,…

Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

All power is within you; you can do anything and everything. Believe in that, do not believe that you are weak; ... All power is there. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Swami Vivekananda Complete Works of Swami…

Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

Couldn't you give one life for the service of others? In the next life you may read Vedanta and other philosophies. Give this life for the service of others, then I shall know that your coming here has not been in vain. Swami…

Inspiration : Sri Ramakrishna

If a mirror is covered with dirt, it won't reflect one's face. A man cannot realize his true Self unless his heart is pure. You will find guilelessness wherever God incarnates Himself as man. Nandaghosh, Dasaratha, Vasudeva — all of…

Inspiration : Sri Ramakrishna

The gist of the whole thing is that one must develop passionate yearning for God and practise discrimination and renunciation. Suppose you go to a wealthy man every day, but you seek no favour of him; you simply love to see him. If…

Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

In this world of Maya, whatever work you will take up will be attended with some defect. "सर्वारम्भा हि दोषेण धूमेनाग्निरिवावृताः — All works are covered with defects as fire is with smoke" (Gita, 18.48). Every fire has a chance of…

Inspiration : Swami Vivekananda

नमः श्रीयतिराजाय विवेकानन्दसूरये । सच्चित्सुखस्वरूपाय स्वामिने तापहारिणे ॥ Salutation to that king of renouncers and controllers of passions, the sage, Vivekananda, who was of the essence of Sacchidananda, the spiritual perceptor, the…