Paramahansa Yogananda Quotes About Enlightenment

“Be as simple as you can be; you will be astonished to see how uncomplicated and happy your life can become.”

“Read a little. Meditate more. Think of God all the time.”

“If religion means primarily God-consciousness, or the realization of God both within and without, and secondarily a body of beliefs, tenets and dogmas, then, strictly speaking, there is but one religion in the world, for there is but one God.”

“He is the wisest who seeks God. He is the most successful who has found God.”

“The true basis of religion is not belief, but intuitive experience. Intuition is the soul’s power of knowing God. To know what religion is really all about, one must know God.”

“Stillness is the altar of spirit.”

“As God is omnipresent in the cosmos but is undisturbed by its variety, so man, who as a soul is individualized Spirit, must learn to participate in this cosmic drama with a perfectly poised and equilibrated mind.”

“Heavenly Father, my body cells are made of light, my fleshly cells are made of Thee. They are Spirit, for Thou art Spirit; they are immortal, for Thou art Life.”

“Giving love to all, feeling the love of God, seeing His presence in everyone… that is the way to live in this world.”

“Self-realization is the knowing in all parts of body, mind, and soul that you are now in possession of the kingdom of God; that you do not have to pray that it come to you; that God’s omnipresence is your omnipresence; and that all that you need to do is improve your knowing.”

“The Spirit of God, I realized, is exhaustless Bliss; His body is countless tissues of light.”

“To work with God’s happiness bubbling in the soul is to carry a portable paradise within you wherever you go.”

“You do not have to struggle to reach God, but you do have to struggle to tear away the self-created veil that hides him from you.”

“Those who are unconquered in spirit are the real successes in life. If you can so train or condition your mind that you are content regardless of what you have or do not have, and if you can stand the challenge of all your trials and remain calm-that is true happiness.”

“The entire universe is God’s cosmic motion picture, and that individuals are merely actors in the divine play who change roles through reincarnation; mankind’s deep suffering is rooted in identifying too closely with one’s current role, rather than with the movie’s director, or God.”

“Always remember, nothing can touch you if you inwardly love God.”

“The deeper the Self-realization of a man, the more he influences the whole universe by his subtle spiritual vibrations, and the less he himself is affected by the phenomenal flux.”

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