Saturday, August 2, 2014
SADHGURU JAGGI VASUDEV
Here is a collection of Sadhguru’s beautiful quotes. As always, there is a Great wisdom flowing from each of them and devotees and Fans of Sadhguru will surely love them. My best regards to each of the readers.
Ø For me, friendship is not an advantageous transaction or give-and-take, for me friendship is a certain overlapping of life.
Ø Someone can shoot straight and someone cannot. Why? Lack of attention. From the simplest to the highest things, it is just lack of attention.
Ø Light comes and goes. Darkness is always – it is the basis of existence.
Ø If you want to get into prevention, it is a lifelong commitment to create a society of a certain kind. Marching on the streets for one day and lighting candles is not enough for prevention. Prevention is a lifelong commitment.
Ø Yoga means to unite the limited with unlimited.
Ø Life is not outside of you. You are life.
Ø Essentially leadership is the art and science of making things happen.
Ø There is a lot more to life than your thoughts and emotions. Time to move from psychological space to life-scape.
Ø Love is not possible, it is simply out of question as long as there is fear of losing yourself
Ø Intelligence is not yours or mine - it is the nature of creation and the creator. Finding access to this intelligence is our skill and endeavor.
Ø When you talk about love, it has to be unconditional. The moment there is a condition, it just amounts to a transaction.
Ø Love is never between two people. It is what happens within you, and what happens within you need not be enslaved to someone else.
Ø Devotees are extremists, but not against anything - for everything.
Ø Spirituality means you don't try to find explanations for your nonsense - you are willing to face it.
Ø Sounds are many – silence is one. Forms are in zillions – the source of creation is one.
Ø Devotion does not mean you have to be a temple-going, pooja-doing, coconut-breaking person. A devotee has understood what his place in the existence is.
Ø Every mantra activates a particular kind of energy in a different part of the body.
Ø Creativity need not necessarily mean that you invent something fantastic. Someone can be creative about how they sweep the floor.
Ø There is no need for a spiritual leader to turn political, but there is a need for every political leader to have an element of spirituality.
Ø Ultimate intelligence is when you know how to keep your intellect aside.
Ø Because you are very spiritual, you can't walk the streets with eyes closed, can you?
Ø Spiritual practice is like food. Food only works for those who eat it. Spiritual practice only works for those who do it.
Ø Your intellect can never take you to what is right, it can only point what is wrong
Ø Generating words means attributing meanings to meaningless sounds.
Ø What is needed to build a successful individual, the same things are needed to build a successful nation.
Ø Democracy is not a spectator sport. We have to participate.
Ø If you are not willing to die, the question of being reborn doesn't arise.
Ø Economic development without spiritual evolution of humanity means we will have everything yet we will have nothing.
Ø If you are too serious about everything, you will only know thoughts and emotions. You will not know life.
Ø The mind has no quality of its own – it is just a possibility.
Ø When you do not know how to handle yourself, where is the need to produce another life.
Ø Being attached to someone is not about other person. It is about your own sense of inadequacy.
Ø Frustration, discouragement, and depression mean you are working against yourself.
Ø Smartness is in knowing our foolishness.
Ø What your consciousness is intensely focused on is what will manifest in your life and in the world around you.
Ø Poetry is the succour for all those who touch illogical levels of elation or ecstasy. Be it a Lover, Drunk or Mystic.
Ø Some spiritual teachers give you a nice new coat of paint, and suddenly you will look shiny and nice. Certain others scrape off even the primer beneath the paint. You came to the second kind.
Ø Evil does not fall upon us, nor does it grow within us. It is just that if we invest in ignorance, evil is bound to come into our lives.
Ø If you die of excitement, it’s all right. Such a magnificent creation and you die of boredom – that’s a crime.
Ø Intelligence is not limited to intellect or thought. There is more intelligence in the air around you than in your brain.
Ø You can be socially smart but existentially stupid.
Ø If you do what you like with 100% involvement, what you don’t like, you must do with 200% involvement. That’s breaking limitations.
Ø As a human being, you come with the whole range of inner possibilities – from the deepest hell to the highest states. It is up to you which one you choose to explore.
Ø My work is to bring clarity. Once you clearly see that the whole universe is one, everything about you and your relationship with existence will change.
Ø If you knew the true nature of your existence, you could play the drama of life whichever way you want, to whatever extent you want.
Ø With the necessary technology, simple space, even a piece of stone can be made into divine exuberance. This is the phenomenon of consecration.
Ø Even if I am with a million people, I am always alone. I do not see people as people. I see them as myself.
Ø Everything comes from the same source. You can be at absolute ease only if you experience yourself as a part of existence, not as a separate individual.
Ø Being a creature on the planet means the hand of the Creator has touched you. There is no better blessing.
Ø Unleash your desire; limit it not to the limited. In the boundlessness of the desire is your ultimate nature.
Ø Every moment of your life, you perform action – physically, mentally, emotionally, and energy-wise. Each action creates a certain memory. That is karma
Ø Believing gives you comfort, solace, and a sense of belonging, but there will be no courage and commitment to seek what is true.
Ø To live is to give, and to give is to live.
Ø Until you know the pure ecstasy of being, your life is not fulfilled.
Ø There is no place where there is no Grace.
Ø Ignorance allows you to explore everything. But you get trapped by what you think you know.
Ø When you are a human being, the upper line is gone.
Ø It doesn’t matter what kind of karma you gathered in the past – this moment’s karma is always in your hands.
Ø Youth is humanity in the making. If something is in the works, the more attention you pay to it, the better the product will be.
Ø If you really look for truth, don’t assume anything – just seek.
Ø May your decisions be based upon what truly matters and works, not upon your likes and dislikes.
Ø I am not interested in you seeking God. I am interested in you becoming godlike
Ø Using yoga just as a therapy is like using an airplane as a bus.
Ø The Divine doesn’t love you. And there is no need, because everything is in the lap of the Divine.
Ø If you understand that desire is an endless process, it is a game you can play joyfully.
Ø Your thoughts and emotions may keep you fully engaged right now, but they are just small offshoots of life - they are not life itself.
Ø What you think about yourself, what others think about you is of no existential significance.
Ø You do not have to pursue something intensely; you as a being should become very intense.
Ø Sadhana is a tool to consciously hasten your spiritual evolution.
Ø If you want to find out the purpose of life, you need to look beyond the limitations of body and mind.
Ø If you have one eye set on the goal, you have only one eye to find your way.
Ø An Asana Can Change your Life.
Ø You do not have a duty towards anyone or anything. If you have love and care, you will do what is needed.
Ø Only when man is willing to change himself, there can be a true revolution
Ø If there is love in your heart, it will guide you through your life. Love has its own intelligence.
Ø If you know how to touch the core of a human being, everyone is willing to do the best for you.
Ø If we are in tune with the fundamental laws of nature, we will enjoy the process of life. Otherwise, suffering is inevitable.
Ø Mind is madness. Only when you go beyond the mind there will be meditation.
Ø The only way you can taste life is with involvement.
=Hope you loved and Enjoyed the Quotes
Wishing you all
The Grace of Sadhguru,