Nirmala Srivastava

Born: March 21, 1923

Die: February 23, 2011

Quotes of Nirmala Srivastava

Nirmala Srivastava

There is no need to condemn yourself in any way, or to elate yourself, but just be your Spirit. The best way to be with your Spirit is to forgive.

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What you have to do as soon as you know about somebody, then you have to think what goodness he has got, how can I imbibe that goodness within myself?

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Once you start growing in your self-realization, you develop such a personality that you see the whole world as one.

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The attention has to be on the Spirit. And that cannot be there unless and until something happens within.

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A person who is innocent is extremely humble.

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The fun is created only through innocence and innocence is the only way you can really emit also the fun. Imagine this world without any fun, what would happen?

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Innocence never gets destroyed because it is eternal, but it may happen that it will get covered with some clouds by our mistakes that we commit. But once you get your Realization, your innocence is re-established,...

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Matter can never give you joy. It's the Spirit that gives you joy.

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Attention has to be concentrated upon your Spirit. Then you become the best instrument, your attention very powerful.

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Witness state is not a mental state, it is a state of a spiritual ascent where you become a witness. Best way to practice witness state is not to criticize anyone.

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The ascent is the aim of your life and to perfect it is your job.

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You have to develop that peace of mind within yourself by which you can become the witness of yourself first. You should be able to witness yourself and see what are the things, which are putting you...

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So to have peace, the best way to put your mind right is to think of good things. Think of the flowers, not of the thorns. What good things others have done to you, what good things there are, what are...

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Your own attention is important, not the attention of others or your attention on others.

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The attention is to be kept pure.

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Vibrations are nothing but Divine Love.

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Auspiciousness comes only through balance.

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The more I know about myself the more dynamic I become, the more expansive I become.

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The wisdom or the essence of Guru Tattwa is a balance. Like when you maintain a plant, if you do not give it water it will die. If you give it too much water, it will die. So the wisdom lies in understanding...

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We must understand that our education now is going to be sincerity, to speak from your own heart and not from outside.

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What is most important is your Spirit. Why identify with anything else but your own spirit? You cannot get money out of it. No. The joy of Spirit is the reward of Spirit.

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Without quietude you cannot enjoy the cool vibrations of the Divine.

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Everybody must decide to reach a state where you everyday see the blessings of God manifesting.

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Now when you meditate, try to meditate in a sustained way, first of all sustain it. Then you find that you are getting into the state of Samadhi, means at a state where you start feeling the joy and the...

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When you know yourself you are surprised that what is the greatest thing for you is to love and to be loved.

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Saintly people not only are responsible for themselves, but for everyone.

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If we do not know how to respect the Mother Earth, we do not know how to respect ourselves.

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The evolution has to take place still within us to know ourselves. We can say that unless and until it is put to the mains, it has no meaning. Unless and until we are connected with the whole, we have...

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You should not be afraid of failures, and not get enamored by success.

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And for ego, to accept that you have ego is the only way and then it will drop out. If you know there is ego, ego will drop out.

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The experience of truth has to be felt on the central nervous system.

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If there is no wisdom, rationality can be very dangerous.

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Your kundalini rises. She is your mother. She is your individual mother and she gives you the second birth. That's how you get connected to the Divine Paradise.

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Joy is not like happiness, unhappiness. It is singular.

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You don't have to have blind faith for anything. Blind faith leads to fanaticism. You shouldn't have blind faith at all. You have to experience, and after experiencing if you do not have faith, that...

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Forgiveness is the greatest weapon that God has given us.

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You cannot intellectualize God, you cannot, He is beyond your intellect, you cannot understand Him through your intellect. If you have to understand Him you have to become the spirit.

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Fanaticism is such a blind stuff that it can never give you any idea as to what is reality. Because whatever you believe into, you build up your own ideas and everything onto it and it's like a fake...

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If you can reduce the power of reaction, you rise much higher.

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The source of joy is within yourself. Unless and until you seek yourself you cannot seek God.

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What do you have to surrender? A drop has to dissolve into the ocean to become the ocean. And a drop cannot be greater than the ocean, can it? So what is the surrendering? It is the surrendering of our...

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If you want to be positive, it is very easy and for that you should see where is your attention. Are you only seeing problems or are you seeing some fun in it?

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Innocence is the way you really give fun to others, create the fun part of it. The fun is created only through innocence and innocence is the only way you can really emit also the fun. Imagine this world...

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If you know how to get fun out of the so-called discomforts, then you should know you are on the right lines.

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Benevolence means whatever is good for your Spirit.

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Now you must practice to see something without allowing any thought to rise. Then you start sucking through your Spirit the beauty, the glory, the fragrance of a flower.

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The essence of love is concern.

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Love is not something dead, like a stone. When it melts, it encompasses everything.

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To think that the woman is dominated by man or man is dominated by woman comes from a kind of a complex and this complex must be given up. You are complimentary to each other. You decorate each other....

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Integration is nothing but your complete connection with your spirit.

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You should have only one intense desire within yourself: Have I become the spirit? Have I achieved my ultimate? Have I risen above the worldly desires?

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Now, you just watch your attention. Where is it going? Watch yourself. As soon as you'll start watching yourself, your attention, you'll become more identified with your Spirit.

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Present is the reality. The past is finished, and the future doesn't exist. When the Kundalini rises She elongates those thoughts and establishes in the center where there is complete thoughtless awareness....

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Politicians should be dedicated to the welfare of the people, but sometimes politics becomes like a game of chess, in which the sole aim is to stay on board as long as possible.

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Real democracy is only possible when people truly imbibe democratic principles and respect ethical values above everything else.

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In modern times, what impresses one is not a simple and unassuming statement of the truth, but superficial showmanship and display.

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Ego and conditionings are created by mind, which is a myth.

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You must forgive everyone. Now many would say that "We cannot forgive, it's very difficult." But it's a myth whether you forgive or don't forgive. What do you do? You don't do anything. But when you...

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It's such a frustration when you see in the name of religion, in the name of God, what people are doing is something we never expected. The religion has to be Spirit-oriented, but it is only power-oriented...

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Surrendering means cleansing yourself completely, getting completely detached. Detachment is the only way you can rise.

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What is your Self? Self is nothing but joy. A joyous person is definitely a person who has got his Self expressing through his joy. Such a person is so joy-giving, so humorous, and never degrading anyone.

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You should be a pleasing personality. Instead of thinking about how you should be pleased, I don't like this, I don't do like that, instead of, what have I done to please others?

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Like small children you must have a very clean heart to accept, to absorb the beauty of peace that is within you and also the beauty of purity. Without purity, you cannot enjoy anything.

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Love should have no fear. It should have just free love, without any fear, without any aggression; enjoy that pure love.

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Ego is the greatest hurdle for your ascent. You see that ego is at a place where you have to just cross to go to Sahasrara, and to break Sahasrara is very easy otherwise. But if there is ego, you are...

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You have to learn humility. First of all you have to be humble people. Unless and until you have a large heart you can never humble down. You have to be an extremely humble person. Humility doesn't mean...

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If you get frustrated and unhappy with yourself, then there is going to be a problem. You have to laugh at yourself and laugh at your mechanism that is out of gear.

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You have to establish your love. You should feel a hankering for others. Now the competition has to change, the style of competition among Sahaja Yogis. The competition should be how much you love....

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Wisdom plays such a part in life that whatever may happen outside, whatever may be the trend, whatever may be the fashion, whatever may be the people are all changing into, you do not change. You change...

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One thing we must understand, that if we have to change the world, we have to change human beings. People think by giving lectures, having conferences and this and that, peace will come. It will never...

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When you're desireless you are happy because you are never disappointed, you are never nervous. So to be desireless doesn't mean that you become something absurd or ascetic or anything like that, but...

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Unless and until you introspect you cannot even respect yourself. You cannot even love yourself. If you love yourself you will introspect and find out what's wrong.

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If you are extremely generous, greed will run away.

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Spirit is the only truth within us, the rest is all untruth.

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Innocence is something to be appreciated, to be understood, to be enjoyed. Like you see animals, they're innocent; you see children, they're innocent; flowers, they're innocent. Divert your attention...

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Success is when the whole gets enlightened. When you become one with the whole, that's the real success. To be one with the whole is the real success. And when that success is achieved, then you really...

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Sahaja Yoga is a very subtle happening within us. It's a very subtle happening. And this subtler happening gives you sensitivity to divine joy.

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Now you are changed people. Your personality is different. It's shining through your spirit. In that spirit, you have to see everything. All your conditionings will drop out as soon as you start identifying...

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There cannot be a new religion. Religion is a continuous living process within us which is our sustenance. It's like a ladder on which we climb, leaving one by one, step by step - but not leaving the...

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So, the first thing we should introspect - are we concerned about ourselves ? All the time do we think that we are suffering, we have this problem, that problem, or this should be done, that should be...

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It is everyone's right to achieve this state of ones evolution and everything necessary is already inbuilt. But as I respect your freedom, you have to have the desire to achieve this state, it cannot be...

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So spirituality itself should be self satisfying. If you are spiritually endowed, then you are self satisfied. And this self satisfaction within you will lead you to that ocean of joy about which I've...

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Some people are very identified, say with their country or maybe with their worshipping style , whatever it is. All these misidentifications have to be given up. It is very difficult for people because...

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Love has its own qualities and one of the qualities is that love understands. Its understanding is not in words, not in thought, but it understands within. It can feel within, which is very important.

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The main thing is you have to be under the protection of spirituality, under the protection of morality, under the protection of divine laws. If you're not under that protection, you can get caught up...

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That's the quality of the Spirit that you start feeling so joyous and the joy doesn't have the duality of happiness and unhappiness. It's singular.

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As scientists you must keep your minds open. There is no use having blind faith in Me, in Sahaja Yoga, in anything because blindness will never give you reality. But you should be open like scientists...

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Absolute knowledge is only possible when you know the Absolute Truth and to have the Absolute Truth you have to go to the Absolute Being within you which is your Spirit. So, it gives you the truth, it...

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We have had philosophies, we have ideologies, we have so many kinds of enterprises but despite that there are so many differences and the differences are having larger and larger gaps. If it is the truth,...

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Bliss can only come through gratitude, only through enlarging your heart with gratitude. Bliss is the reward of gratitude - the gratitude which is not just wordly or just spoken lip service, but is from...

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Whatever you have committed wrong in the past or whatever you used to think of the future, the present becomes divine. And that divine present is the ocean of joy of which you are the part and particle....

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Sahaja Yoga is nothing but love, love, love. How much you love others is the main point.

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Once you jump in the ocean of love there's nothing to be done, just to be enjoyed, every wave of it, every hue of it, every touch of it. That is what one has to learn by reasoning that Sahaja Yoga is...

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When you start witnessing something without thought, there is no obstruction for absorbing the knowledge about that thing because there is no thought. It's complete absorption which takes place. And...

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One has to practice wisdom through living in the present.

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Supposing the Mother Earth was very hot like the sun, there would have been no growth, or it was cold like moon, there would have been no growth. It had to come to the centre where it had both the things...

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One of the basic things we should avoid is to criticize others. Better to criticize yourself. Criticize yourself, criticize your brothers and sisters, criticize your country, criticize all the habits...

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Reality and truth are not products of rational or linear thinking. They are derived from absolute wisdom as it manifests itself spontaneously, coming from the light of the Spirit.

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The Spirit is like the steady axis of a wheel. If our attention reaches the immovable firm axis at the very centre of the wheel of our existence (which is constantly moving), we become enlightened by...

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You just become, like a flower becomes a fruit. It's all built in, within you. Allow it to work out.

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I call that person the most intelligent who sees the benevolence, the ascent and the ultimate goal.

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To be generous is the best way to live in this world.

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What is yoga ? In simple words, it is taking your attention to the Spirit. This is yoga. What does the kundalini do ? She raises your attention and takes it to the Spirit. Only after knowing the Spirit...

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One has to know what is the ultimate goal of our life. The ultimate goal of our evolution is to become the Spirit, which is the reflection of God Almighty in our heart. That is self identity and also...

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In the unspoilt state of innocent childhood, practically every human being has a natural and direct feeling for the existence of God Almighty. But as time passes, this faith may be deflected and people...

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The Spirit is the one that is love. Can you understand total love ? Can you understand something that just gives and enjoys giving and not asking for anything ? Loving for loves sake, that's what is...

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To get rid of greed, you should try to do some sort of a collective social work.

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After Self-Realisation it is easy to perceive the truth that all these religions were born on the same tree of spirituality, but that those in charge of each religion plucked the flowers from the living...

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So thoughtless awareness is the first beautiful state you have to achieve. That will give you peace and a witness state to enjoy the drama of life, to enjoy the different varieties of people, while you...

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The more innocent you are, the more blissful you will be.

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Innately within us, resides the Spirit which wants to enlighten you, to give the peace, the bliss and the joy of our being.

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Those people who have got wisdom are very lucky people, but wisdom comes from no source but your own understanding of life. When a person starts thinking, "Why am I doing such and such thing ? What is...

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A person is wise who does not only know what is right and wrong, but also he knows very well his own power not to do something wrong. He just does not do it. Wisdom is a complete power within ourselves...

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Your innocence itself is a power and your innocence will definitely give you that wisdom by which you can solve all the problems without any difficulty.

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Meditation is the only way you can grow. Because when you meditate, you are in silence, you are in thoughtless awareness. Then the growth of awareness takes place.

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The wisdom is your glory. By wisdom you will be fair to yourself and fair to others.

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You are transmitters. Everywhere you are sitting in meditation you are transmitting vibrations, do you know that ? At that time if you are thinking say of your jobs and your other things which you have...

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Dharma gives you the balance. It gives you the establishment into proper behavior, proper understanding, proper living, but it doesn't give you the completion of your journey. It doesn't give you the...

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When you forgive a person, what do you do? You accept the situation, to begin with. And secondly, you forgive what you think has been done wrong to you. But because nothing wrong can be done to your...

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A star is shining within us and that is our Spirit.

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Only after Self-Realisation and only then, is there a direct experience of the Spirit. It then manifests its powers in the human personality, and it's light enlightens the consciousness into a new awareness....

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This ego business has come from various sources, you know that, but it has to be cleansed out. Like when the river flows all kinds of dirt, filth flows into it, but when it meets the sea it becomes the...

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Within us lies the peace, the beauty, the glory of our being. There is an ocean of all that. We cannot seek it outside, we have to go within.

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The beauty of self realization lies in secretly working out within you everything that is virtuous, that is beautiful, that is joyful.

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And so we realize that human beings have to be transformed and have to enter into a higher state of awareness, through inner transformation. This has to be the last breakthrough of our evolution, which...

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Joy only can be achieved through complete detachment, the detachment which is egoless and superegoless.

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The reality is that you are the spirit. The rest is a myth.

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The most difficult part is to convince a human being that in the entire creation, he is the most highly evolved being; that he is capable of becoming a glorious personality, a beautiful, peaceful angel.

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Once you are thoughtless, you are in the realm of the Divine. And then the Divine takes charge and It will start emitting such beautiful vibrations that you'll be amazed at yourself how things are working...

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You should get completely detached about everything and you will enjoy, just enjoy. But in that also, one has to judge. Are you really enjoying or are you just making a drama out of it? Try to be sincere....

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The attention is to be kept pure. In Sahaja Yoga you know all the methods how the attention, one can keep it pure. If the attention is not pure, then this desire will be always attacked by all petty,...

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But the quality of human beings is only one - and that is how much they love and forgive.

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Whatever you have to say, you say it from your heart.

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The best way to be with your spirit is to forgive.

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How to do meditation, many people ask. Don't do anything, just go into thoughtless awareness. Try to go to the thoughtless awareness. If you can get into that condition of thoughtless awareness, you've...

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By meditation we develop that strength within us, so automatically we start solving the problem.

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It is important to learn that love is your life, love is spirituality.

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Before knowing the truth, if you depend on your intelligence, you can be misled completely. Intelligence that is without the spiritual insight is your own ego. After Realization, the truth that comes to...

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Wisdom you don't get in colleges, schools, universities, nowhere. Where do you get it, the wisdom? You get it through your spirit, which gives you a complete idea as to what is right and what is wrong.

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There's only one pure desire and that is to be one with the Divine.

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If love is killed, joy is lost. You cannot have joy without love.

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Enjoyment is only possible when you are beyond your mind.

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Wisdom doesn't mean that you know how to argue things or you fight with people. No, it doesn't mean that. Wisdom means how you take to the good side of everything to enjoy it. This is wisdom and that...

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First of all, learn to laugh at yourself. That's the best way to enjoy yourself, you know, and not to spend much time in the mirror, that's another way.

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Wisdom means that it gives you detachment, detachment from all that is selfishness, self-centredness, self-obsession, ego - all connected with self.

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You can do marvels and miracles if you have developed the understanding of love.

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In the present the eternal stays, the rest all drops out.

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Unless and until you are detached, you cannot ascend.

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So to overcome the problems of personality the best thing is to witness, practice witnessing everything: before talking, practice witnessing, before giving any comments, just start witnessing. It's a very,...

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Yoga is a big misnomer in the west, people don't know what this yoga is. Yoga means union with the divine. When you become one with the divine, the divine starts flowing through you and you become part...

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Reality is only possible if you are in the realm of joy.

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You are not the sum of your physical, mental, emotional life, but you are designed for the spiritual. The whole design of the human being is created to enjoy your spiritual life and not the material life....

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As a mother would see her child, you should see the whole world as a beautiful place that God has created for you.

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We are all part and parcel of one country. And that country is of love.

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This all-pervading divine power of love is the ocean of knowledge, is the ocean of bliss and compassion, but above all it is the ocean of forgiveness.

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The only way one can really understand what we are is by knowing yourself.

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So there is nothing to be proud of these worldly possessions. What you are to be proud of, or to be conscious of is your spirit. Spirit is the only thing that can kindle another spirit.

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The spirit is the only thing that is free within, which has no hang-ups, which has no habits, which does not stick on to anything, is completely detached and emitting joy to us.

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When you get your self realization or your second birth you become entitled to an awareness by which you can find out the roots of everything. You can find out the roots why people get sick, you can find...

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Spirit is the source of peace. It is the source of joy. It is not a duality of happiness and unhappiness, but singular joy.

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When we are not realized, we are moving on the periphery, like a wheel and we are disturbed. But a realized soul is on the axis, which is silent. So he has the peace within himself.

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The enjoyment of life is only possible if we could get connected to the spirit.

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What do we have to achieve? Not your position, not your wealth, not all these outward things, but you have to achieve a loving heart.

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If possible, try to talk good about others, always. By telling good about another person, you will help yourself and another person.

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The body of a human being is a temple of God. But this temple has to be enlightened and has to be auspicious. You have to clear and clean your being completely so it's a beautiful temple for God to reside.

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Freedom is when you really get your own powers which are within you.

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An innocent person is really like a magnet and it attracts, he attracts, the people towards himself, just like a flower attracts a bee towards itself.

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Now the best thing is to put attention to your spirit. If you start putting your attention to spirit, the sweetness of the spirit itself will make the whole thing very sweet and beautiful.

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If you want to know the reality, you have to become the spirit.

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When the Kundalini rises, automatically you develop your own balances and that balanced life manifests outside. Now this ecological problem can be solved as soon as human beings get transformed and develop...

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God is reflected in your heart as your Spirit, called as Atma. Unless and until your attention reaches that Spirit, talking about it, doing anything about it, it's absolutely useless. You have to be...

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Wisdom comes only with innocence.

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Sahaja Yoga has cured people from cancer, from all kinds of diseases which they call incurable. How? Just by awakening the Kundalini. Sahaja Yogis don't go to any doctor, they had become doctors without...

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Science is absolutely incomplete unless and until the scientists are Realised Souls. Medicine is incomplete, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, everything is incomplete unless and until you know the Divine...

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There is no solution to any world problem, to any national problem, to any city problem or to any local problem, unless and until people get their Realization.

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Your nervous system has to become collectively conscious.

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Nirmala Srivastava

You cannot intellectualize the Divine. You have to experience it on your central nervous system.

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Nirmala Srivastava

When you become thoughtless, then you can see, feel Reality.

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Nirmala Srivastava

The light of the spirit has to come into your attention.

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Nirmala Srivastava

The worst type of freedom we are suffering from in modern times is the freedom to lead an immoral life.

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Nirmala Srivastava

If one introspects and says with humility of heart: "I do not yet know the truth, but I have to find it" , then in time this humility may be rewarded and one may achieve one's ascent. If this happens,...

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Nirmala Srivastava

The truth which can be actualized after Self Realization is that you are not this body, this mind, this conditioning from the past, this ego, these emotions, but that you are the pure spirit.

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Nirmala Srivastava

What is important is that you should know reality. You should know exactly what is right and what is wrong. For that, as I told you, there is this great power of Kundalini within you. She's the one, she...

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Nirmala Srivastava

When the Kundalini crosses the Agnya, you become thoughtlessly aware. Thoughtlessly aware means, you are aware but there is no thought. You become silent. When it crosses the brahmarandra then the vibrations...

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Nirmala Srivastava

Without holiness you cannot talk of God.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Change according to the Spirit all your priorities, and then joy is your own.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Your attention has to be on your Spirit.

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Nirmala Srivastava

You will find the truth the way you have found your awareness, spontaneously. It's a living process.

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Nirmala Srivastava

We have to awaken ourselves into that new awareness by which we can know the absolute truth and we can know that Divine power which is surrounding us.

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Nirmala Srivastava

All the religions have deviated from its roots, and the main thing was that you must have your Realization, you must have your Spirit. Once you become the Spirit then you understand the religion.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Wisdom can only come through honest introspection.

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To allow your Spirit to manifest, you have to understand Its nature. Spirit can never be aggressive, can never dominate. It respects the freedom of another person because It's a free being.

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Nirmala Srivastava

One has to understand that we have to become a higher personality which is the spirit, which is the truth, which is the enlightened attention, and which is the joy.

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Nirmala Srivastava

What we have to understand that we have to believe into things which can be proved. Now the time has come that Divine itself has to be proved. That God Almighty has to be proved. That Christ as a son...

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Nirmala Srivastava

People talk of peace, "We should have peace" - how can you have peace? It's not possible, is an impossible situation. You see we think by thinking, by organizing, by manipulating, we'll have peace. ...

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Nirmala Srivastava

Your spirit is to be connected with your attention. Your spirit which is in your heart has to come in your attention. So who does the connection is this power which we call in Sanskrit language as Kundalini.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Enrichment only comes through purification.

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Sahasrara is your awareness. When it is enlightened, you get into the technique of the Divine. Now there are two techniques - the technique of the Divine and the technique that you follow. You cannot...

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Nirmala Srivastava

Sahasrara is the throne for the Spirit and the bigger is the king, the bigger is the throne. The way you treat your Spirit is expressed through the way you have your Sahasrara.

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It is only the Sahasrara has to grow, not the Spirit. The more sensitive the Sahasrara is, the more it receives the spiritual qualities of the Spirit. Actually the peace is felt in the Sahasrara. The...

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Nirmala Srivastava

You are not to be guided by your intellect, but by your wisdom, as you are Sahaja Yogis. So, you have a very good instrument of feeling it. Through your vibrations you can make out what is good and what...

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Nirmala Srivastava

You should be able to use your intellect and not to be dominated by your intellect.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Intellect is not wisdom one must understand. They're two things - wisdom and intellect.

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Meditating together is the best way to feel the collectivity.

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If a person doesn't have a balance then he cannot achieve his ascent.

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Nirmala Srivastava

What is the greatest thing in us is our Spirit, is the Spirit that we have and we should know that we should be proud of it that we have got the Spirit within us. And if you become proud, then you will...

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Nirmala Srivastava

How to get rid of the greed is the point and to get rid of the greed is that if I buy something - for whom should I buy this one, for whom should I buy? Ah, this will be all right for another friend of...

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Nirmala Srivastava

Whatever you have to have, try to have something which is handmade.

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Nirmala Srivastava

To please the Divine, our character, our behavior should be absolutely clean.

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Open your hearts, open your hearts, then only you can enjoy yourself.

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If your body wants comfort, you try to make it learn to give up that. Try to make your body your slave and not you the slave of the body.

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You might be anything. You might be having any organization, you might be having any position in life, you might be any great personality, makes no difference to God. What is important is that: are you...

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Nirmala Srivastava

Innocence is the source of love.

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Nirmala Srivastava

When you stand in the present, you become thoughtlessly aware. And this state is the first state you achieve, and this is the state where you become absolutely peaceful within yourself. The peace is...

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Nirmala Srivastava

We are on this earth to become the Spirit, to be a channel of God's love and above all, to enter into the Kingdom of God.

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Nirmala Srivastava

The truth is you are the pure Spirit. The second truth is that there is a all-pervading Divine power of love. This power of love does all the living work.

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Nirmala Srivastava

I bow to all the seekers of truth. At the very outset, I have to say that truth is what it is. We cannot change it, we cannot transform it. We cannot compromise with it. It is what it is, it has been...

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Nirmala Srivastava

Now by knowing absolute truth you understand each other much more. That means a collective consciousness, a new dimension in your awareness. You can feel others on your finger tips and if you know how...

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Nirmala Srivastava

At the very outset I have to tell you that truth is what it is. You cannot mold it, you cannot change it. It is always the same. It has been the same, it is the same, it will be the same. But to say...

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Nirmala Srivastava

The entire truth about everything can be known through your vibratory awareness. And this vibratory awareness comes to you through your attention, which is enlightened by your Spirit.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Man in his madness doesn't realize that God has made him from amoeba to this stage for some purpose. There is a big purpose behind it. And the purpose is that now you have to know your Spirit, by which...

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Nirmala Srivastava

Now the truth is that the Spirit is within you and you are the Spirit. You are the beauty, the bliss and the joy of that Spirit. That's what you are . Because your attention is not there, that's why...

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Nirmala Srivastava

Normally we will say we are happy or we are unhappy. I have met some people who told Me, "Oh we went to that Guru we were very happy." I said, "You could be happy in the pub also. What is happiness?"...

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Nirmala Srivastava

Success is when the whole gets enlightened. When you become one with the whole, that's the real success.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Without knowing your Spirit you cannot know God.

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Nirmala Srivastava

The truth is that you are the instrument of God, that you have to become one with God, that you have to be born again.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Truth is one, single, and it can never be misinterpreted. To know the truth it is essential that whatever human awareness we have got, it has to be expanded. There is something still lacking in that...

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Nirmala Srivastava

When you are the Spirit, you are like a brilliant diamond, which is giving light by itself.

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Nirmala Srivastava

The absolute awareness only comes when you become the Spirit. When you get your realization and you become the Spirit. When you are the Spirit, then what happens that you start feeling on your central...

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Nirmala Srivastava

Through Sahaja Yoga what happens to you, that you become a collective personality.

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Nirmala Srivastava

After realization, the attention becomes enlightened.

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Only after Realization you are connected with reality.

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Nirmala Srivastava

So the first thing in democracy, people must have satisfaction. If you don't have satisfaction, it's not going to work out.

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Without satisfaction, you cannot have compassion. You have to be satisfied souls, then your compassion will act.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Accept only the truth and the truth will give you that power to be the real instrument, to carry this channel, that force of love.

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Love should be pure. If you have love for someone you won't see bad points of the other person, never.

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One should be prepared to surrender completely, absolutely to the will of God. Whatever He does is for our good.

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If you develop a detachment, through thoughtless awareness, God will take over, He will do your work. He will look after you. You should have faith in God that is the main thing which people don't understand...

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Nirmala Srivastava

If you could stop reflecting, immediately you establish yourself in the ocean of peace.

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Nirmala Srivastava

We achieve self knowledge through the Kundalini. Now the journey starts towards God knowledge. Without self knowledge one cannot know about God as actualised knowledge.

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Nirmala Srivastava

We have to get awakened to the fact that in recent decades, great destruction has been caused to our moral values as a result of our children, parents and families, getting influenced by the chaotic conditions...

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Nirmala Srivastava

The mind creates all the problems for an individual or for the collective. One has to go beyond the mind into thoughtless awareness, where there is peace.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Sahaja Yoga is like a tree which requires love as the water.

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Nirmala Srivastava

I bow to all the seekers of truth. At the very outset we have to know that truth is what it is. We cannot think about it, we cannot conceptualize it. Unfortunately at this human level we cannot feel it,...

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Nirmala Srivastava

If you have love, you can correct people without saying anything to them because love is a supreme intelligence.

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Nirmala Srivastava

True and lasting solution to correct ills can be found only by inner, collective transformation of human beings.

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Nirmala Srivastava

The reality of en-masse inner transformation of human beings by self-realisation is the most revolutionary discovery of the present age.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Either you lead a life which is luxurious on the material level or you lead a luxurious life of God's blessings. One of these two you have to choose, the time has come.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Truth is in your sahasrara. And when the truth comes in, you are surprised that truth is love and love is truth, pure love.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Whatever adventure you are into, whatever you are doing, your attention should be on your spirit.

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Nirmala Srivastava

So in Sahasrara, you must know what powers are there. There are one thousand powers, one thousand powers within you which are being enlightened. If you can understand that, then you will understand what...

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Nirmala Srivastava

In love you don't doubt, no question. Only when you think you doubt, but when you love you don't doubt, you just love because you enjoy love. And that's why love is joy and joy is love.

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Nirmala Srivastava

So as you are, in whatever conditions you are, in whatever situations you are, whatever may be the surroundings, like a dirty mire full of creatures and filth, you can become like lotuses. When you become...

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Nirmala Srivastava

In emotions you should be bubbling with joy. Joy is your emotion. In action you should be thoughtless and in ascent you should be surrendered.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Understand that wisdom is higher than intellect and discretion is higher than debating.

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Nirmala Srivastava

This all-pervading power is the power of divine love. It thinks. It organizes. It plans. It loves. It is the one which is the subtle of the ether, you can call it. It is the subtle of the matter....

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Nirmala Srivastava

You must have patience with others because, if you do not have patience, your sincerity will start doubting itself. So you must have patience and to get patience you must know what you have been so far...

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Nirmala Srivastava

As in any machine, all the wires must be connected to the mains through one main wire. In the same way, you all must be connected to God individually so that you all are connected among yourselves. I...

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Nirmala Srivastava

So our ego has to be seen. It is to be watched in a witness state, how it works and how it tries to dissuade us from the right path of movement. One has to be only careful on that point because that...

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Nirmala Srivastava

Only your ascent is important. Once you ascend, everything is saved

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Nirmala Srivastava

Once you are absolutely thoughtlessly aware, you are one with the Divine, so much so that the Divine takes over every activity, every moment of your life and looks after you and you feel completely secured,...

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Nirmala Srivastava

Enlightenment of your brain means the limited capacity of your brain has to become unlimited in its capacity to realize God.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Unless and until your Sahasrara is open, all the blessings of the Divine Power cannot come to you.

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Nirmala Srivastava

"I don't like it" or "I like it". This sentence must go away from your tongue. Likes and dislikes are only for people who have limited vision. You should learn to appreciate.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Surrender is not that you should give up your family, give up your children, or give up your houses and homes and your properties. Surrendering is here: give up your ego to begin with and then give up...

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Nirmala Srivastava

Divinity cannot be perceived through your brain, unless and until this light of your spirit shines into it.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Now to understand the significance of chastity within us, we have to know that chastity is the foundation of all dharmas. Unless and until you have sense of chastity you cannot have dharma.

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Nirmala Srivastava

The greatest law of Sahaja Yoga is that it is a collective happening.

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Nirmala Srivastava

To achieve your ethereal state, you have to expand your thoughtless awareness.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Spirit is like a mirror where you see yourself clearly and you start changing yourself.

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Nirmala Srivastava

People do not believe that there is something like Sahaja Yoga, that there is a power in every human being which is universal and which can be enlightened. It is something beyond the conception of human...

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Nirmala Srivastava

You have to get something that is beyond, something special, something unique that happens to you, by which you become one with the whole. This is what should be asked for, not for all other things that...

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Nirmala Srivastava

When you are realized, you can start feeling your own chakras and the chakras of other people. This is enlightenment.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Kundalini is your Mother. She has been with you for ages and She has been waiting for this day when you could get your Realization.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Once you are enlightened, you don't do wrong things. You don't take to wrong things. Then you start understanding all these prophets, all these great incarnations, you start understanding what they were....

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Nirmala Srivastava

You have to rise up to that state of thoughtless awareness where you grow spiritually. If you are not in thoughtless awareness, you cannot grow in your spirituality. So it's very important to see where...

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Nirmala Srivastava

To know the reality one has to enter into the realm of Meta-science, beyond mind, which is only possible when we enter into the collective super-consciousness through self-realisation.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Now if the will of God is so important, it has to be proved. And now through Sahaja Yoga, after the breaking of the Sahasrara, you have now for the first time felt the will of God, which is such an important...

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Nirmala Srivastava

All the science of God is going to be exposed before you, completely. You are going to know the complete science of Divine Laws. They are very different from the ordinary laws we know. But first enter...

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Nirmala Srivastava

Let somebody insult you and see that that you do not answer back. Just see it, not to get into temper. Try that your ego doesn't react. That can be achieved very easily if you try in the mirror, look...

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Nirmala Srivastava

If you learn how to make fun of yourself, your ego will go down.

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Nirmala Srivastava

The Spirit which is within you is a collective being and once you are awakened into the light of Spirit, you become a collective being. That means, on your finger tips you can feel the centers of others...

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Nirmala Srivastava

Everything is illusion, except for the Divine Love of God that is all-pervading which you can feel through your Spirit.

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Nirmala Srivastava

It is impossible for you to judge a person about his divinity unless and until the Kundalini reaches at least this part, which is the limbic area. You cannot make out whether a person is real or not, whether...

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Nirmala Srivastava

Ego is even worse than dirt and filth because it attacks others.

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Nirmala Srivastava

What you have to get is a ocean of love within your heart and to seek that in others also.

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Nirmala Srivastava

You cannot know the meaning of your life until you are connected to the power that created you.

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Nirmala Srivastava

The enjoyment of life is only possible if the world could get connected to the spirit... you become the spirit as Christ has said in simple words that you have to be born again.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Self Realization is the first encounter with reality.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Divinity is not a fashion. It is the way of life. It is the need of your being. You have to become that.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Blossom time has come and many ancient seekers are today getting their Self Realization.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Now the stage today is to know that Self Realization gives you experiences and then your faith is established. Not blind but open enlightened faith.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Freedom is when you really get your own powers which are within you. In your central nervous system and in your conscious mind, you must feel the existence of the spirit.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Kundalini cures you, she improves you, she bestows all the blissful things upon you. She takes you away from the worries of grosser level.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Sahaja Yoga is the spontaneous union of the individual consciousness with the All-Pervading Divine Power...

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Nirmala Srivastava

..the self-knowledge that I am talking about is concrete, verifiable and is tangible like science itself and completely understandable in rational terms.

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Nirmala Srivastava

It is one of the main teachings of the profound traditional wisdom of India, that the Primordial Mother is the origin of all things and verything tends to flow naturally back towards her.

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Nirmala Srivastava

These are the times described in the Holy Bible as the "Last Judgement" and in the Koran as "Kiyama", the Resurrection time. Astrologically it is also called the Age of Aquarius, the time of rebirth and...

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Nirmala Srivastava

...this is also the age of science and technology in which human beings have progressed beyond the stage of blind faith...

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Nirmala Srivastava

...one need not, and should not, believe blindfolded in whatever is said about ascent or salvation, but should treat it like a hypothesis, and observe the facts with an open mind like a scientist.

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Nirmala Srivastava

Pure faith in the benevolece of the Divine can also degenerate into destructive forms of religion like othodoxy, fundamentalism, sectarianism, fanaticism, black magic and witchcraft.

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Nirmala Srivastava

..if the beginning of the thought or theory is not rooted in reality, the end or the final results of such a thought or theory could well be disastrous in practice.

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Nirmala Srivastava

In the West, people pride themselves on being the defenders of democratic rights and the champions of freedom. But if the Western world really cares for the benevolence of the whole world, it will have...

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