Whenever you meditate and you come upon beautiful spaces, immediately pray to existence:"Let my joy be showered over every being - conscious, unconscious. I don't want any personal claim over it."
And this do I call immaculate perception of all things: to want nothing else from them, but to be allowed to lie before them as a mirror with a hundred facets.
One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
Philosophy is a disease, and not an ordinary one either. It's not a common cold. It is cancer - cancer of the soul. Once a person is lost in the jungle of philosophy he becomes more and more entangled in words, concepts, abstractions and there is no end to it.
A warrior considers himself already dead, so there is nothing to lose. The worst has already happened to him, therefore he's clear and calm; judging him by his acts or by his words,one would never suspect that he has witnessed everything.
A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.
It is best to erase all personal history because that would make us free from the encumbering thoughts of other people.
Only as a warrior can one survive the path of knowledge.
And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
Feeling important makes one heavy, clumsy and vain. To be a warrior one needs to be light and fluid.
Invest in yourself. Get free.
In real life, love has to be possible. Even if it is not returned right away, love can only survive when the hope exists that you will be able to win over the person you desire.
A gauge for wisdom - The growth of wisdom may be gauged exactly by the diminution of ill-temper.
So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.
Whenever it seems that we have lost someone or something, the space left behind is a natural opening to something higher, for something greater.
Dwelling upon the self too much produces terrible fatigue. A man in that position is deaf and blind to everything else. The fatigue itself makes him cease to see the marvels all around.
Warriors do not win victories by beating their heads against walls, but by overtaking the walls. Warriors jump over walls; they don't demolish them.
The conscious mind is time bound - separating past and future. The subconscious mind is timeless - past and future are simultaneous.
How much I missed, simply because I was afraid of missing it.
The world is against individuality. It is against your being just your natural self. It wants you just to be a robot, and because you have agreed to be a robot you are in trouble. You are not a robot.
Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride.
For me there is only the traveling on the paths that have heart, on any path that may have heart. There I travel, and the only worthwhile challenge for me is to traverse its full length. And there I travel - looking, looking, breathlessly.
Yoga means to encounter the reality as it is.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
A warrior seeks to act rather than talk.