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509. Sri Ramakrishna.

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17/09/2018.

"There is such a thing as inborn tendencies. When a man has performed many good actions in his previous births, in the final birth he becomes guileless. In the final birth he acts somewhat like a madcap.

To tell you the truth, everything happens by God's will. When He says 'Yea', everything comes to pass, and when He says 'Nay', everything comes to a standstill.

Why is it that one man should not bless another? Because nothing can happen by man's will: things come to pass or disappear by God's will."

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508. Swami Vivekananda

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17/09/2018

"Desire, ignorance, and inequality this is the trinity of bondage.
Desire, want, is the father of all misery.
Desires are bound by the laws of success and failure.
Desires must bring misery."

*The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the person who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.*

'Despondency is not religion, whatever else it may be.'

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507. Swami Sivananda.

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17/09/2018.

"You have within yourself tremendous powers and latent faculties of which you have really never had any conception. You must awaken these dormant powers and faculties by the practice of meditation and Yoga. You must develop your will and control your senses and mind. You must purify yourself and practise regular meditation. Then only can you become a Superman or God-man."

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506. Swami Krishnananda

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17/09/2018

"Every speck of space, every atom of matter, can be regarded as a vehicle which reflects one face of God. To think God would be to drown one's self in an indescribable completeness whereby one loses one's presence, the individuality evaporates like mist before the blazing Sun."

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505. Swami Chinmayananda

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17/09/2018.

"We cannot give what we have not. Therefore first create fullness. Good wealth, good emotions in plenty, great knowledge. Then give physical help to all. Give love and sympathy to those who deserve them. Give knowledge to all who need it. GIVE. To give is life, to take is death."

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504. Swami Chinmayananda

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23/08/2018

"As we build our life, step by step, there is always a chance that we may now and then slip or fall. At such moments, let us forgive our own trespasses and learn to forget them. Let us forget to remember it and to worry over it! The glory of life is not in ‘never falling’, the true glory consists in ‘rising each time we fall’. Cheerfully let us rise up, courageously step on to the path and confidently march forward into fresh efforts with our head held high, proudly, with all confidence and full self-assurance."


503. Swami Sivananda

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23/08/2018

"There is no happiness at all in any of the objects of the world. There is not an iota of happiness in objects, because they are insentient. Even the sensual pleasure is a reflection of the Atmic bliss only. It is sheer ignorance to think that we derive any pleasure from the sense-objects or from the mind. When there is a desire in the mind, the mind is filled with Rajas. It is in an agitated condition. It is restless and not peaceful. It will be restless till the desired object is attained."