Existence or consciousness is the only reality,… Ramana Maharshi

Existence or consciousness is the only reality. Consciousness plus waking, we call waking. Consciousness plus sleep, we call sleep. Consciousness plus dream, we call dream. Consciousness is the screen on which all the pictures come and go. The screen is real, the pictures are mere shadows on it. -Ramana Maharshi

Mind is like the wood or stone from which… – Bodhidharma

Mind is like the wood or stone from which a person carves an image. If he carves a dragon or a tiger, and seeing it fears it, he is like a stupid person creating a picture of hell and then afraid to face it. If he does not fear it, then his unnecessary thoughts willContinue reading “Mind is like the wood or stone from which… – Bodhidharma”

The present moment is so narrow… – Osho

The present moment is so narrow that there is no space to think about. You can be, but thoughts cannot be. How can you think? If you think, it means it is already past, the moment has gone. Or you can think if it has not come yet, it is in the future. -Osho (BhagwanContinue reading “The present moment is so narrow… – Osho”

Pure and impure thoughts… – Ribhu Gita

Pure and impure thoughts are a feature of the mind. There are no wandering thoughts in the Supreme Being. Therefore, abide as That and, free from the pure and impure thoughts of the mind, remain still like a stone or a log of wood. You will then will always be happy. -Ribhu Gita

Oh Fool! give up your… – Adi Shankara

Oh Fool! give up your insatiable desire for earthly possessions; be sensible and develop serenity and contentment. Be satisfied and happy with whatever you may earn by the sweat of your brow and whatever has destiny marked for your lot. -Adi Shankara

In today’s materialistic society… 14th Dalai Lama

In today’s materialistic society, if you have money and power, you seem to have many friends. But they are not friends of yours; they are the friends of your money and power. When you lose your wealth and influence, you will find it very difficult to track these people down. -14th Dalai Lama

Our Life Is Shaped By Our Mind… – The Buddha

Our life is shaped by our mind; we become what we think. Suffering follows an evil thought as the wheels of a cart follow the oxen that draws it. Our life is shaped by our mind; we become what we think. Joy follows a pure thought like a shadow that never leaves. – The Buddha

If People Walk In The Woods For The Love… Henry David Thoreau

If people walk in the woods for the love of them half of each day, they are in danger of being regarded as loafers; but if they spend their whole days as speculators, shearing off those woods and making earth bald before her time, they are esteemed industrious and enterprising citizens. As if a townContinue reading “If People Walk In The Woods For The Love… Henry David Thoreau”

Amazing, Isn’t It, How Some People…

Amazing, isn’t it, how some people see the basket half empty and others see it half full? Some see life hopeless, others hopeful. Even when things are less than perfect, if you can think of the good, the beautiful, the hopeful, you’ll be more than sustained–you’ll conquer. -Author unknown

Sometimes Things Which At The Moment May Be… – Steve Allen

Sometimes things which at the moment may be perceived as obstacles–and actually be obstacles, difficulties, or drawbacks–can in the long run result in some good end which would not have occurred if it had not been for the obstacle. Steve Allen