Sri Chinmoy (August 27, 1931 – October 11, 2007), born as Chinmoy Kumar Ghose, was an Indian spiritual Master. He began teaching meditation in the West, when he moved to New York City in 1964.
Following the ancient traditions of yoga, Sri Chinmoy was firm in stressing that real spirituality involved purity of mind and body.
Below, you will find a collection of Sri Chinmoy quotes about meditation, happiness, love, the mind and other topics.
Sri Chinmoy Quotes and Sayings
“If we know the divine art of concentration, if we know the divine art of meditation, if we know the divine art of contemplation, easily and consciously we can unite the inner world and the outer world.”
“For a genuine seeker, the inner world is infinitely more real than the outer world.”
“When your love is pure or spiritual, there is no demand, no expectation. There is only the sweetest feeling of spontaneous oneness with the human being or beings concerned.”
“Do not try to approach God with your thinking mind. It may only stimulate your intellectual ideas, activities, and beliefs. Try to approach God with your crying heart. It will awaken your soulful, spiritual consciousness.”
“Of all the medicines in the inner life, a smile is by far the best medicine.”
“World-peace can be achieved when the power of love replaces the love of power.”
“Let us not worry about the future. Let us only do the right thing today, at this moment, here and now. Let the future take care of itself.”
“Be sincere in your thoughts, be pure in your feelings. You will not have to run after happiness. Happiness will run after you.”
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“If you have inner peace, nobody can force you to be a slave to the outer reality.”
“If we feel inwardly strong, we will have no need or desire to speak ill of others.”
“Meditation speaks. It speaks in silence. It reveals. It reveals to the aspirant that matter and spirit are one, quantity and quality are one, the immanent and the transcendent are one. It reveals that life can never be the mere existence of seventy or eighty years between birth and death, but is, rather, Eternity itself.”
“Hope and faith are two intimate brothers; they always go together. Hope nourishes faith and faith treasures hope.”
“Do you want to make progress? If so, then take each problem not as a challenging rival, but as an encouraging friend of yours, who is helping you to arrive at your ultimate destination.”
“He who loves, never grows old. God it a shining example.”
“If we can have a free access to our inmost consciousness, the cosmic energy is bound to come to the fore. If we go deep within, it comes like a spring, a never-failing spring. And when it comes, it permeates the whole body.”
“Whether you accept or reject it, God’s Love for you is permanent.”
“Only by our positive thinking, by our bringing the positive qualities of others to the fore, will this world be able to make progress.”
“Spirituality means a seeker’s attempt to be better than he was yesterday.”
“What is liberation? It is the extinction of a divided consciousness in the all-pervading oneness of the Supreme.”
“You want to end your unhappiness. I tell you, there is one way to end your unhappiness, and that is to end your constant feeling of unpleasant unworthiness.”
“Through meditation the soul becomes fully aware of its evolution in its eternal journey.”
“Do not look at the sombre side of life, but at its bright side at every moment.”
“Forgive to be happy. Forget the sad experience to be permanently happy.”
“I love my enemies for two reasons: They inspire me to recognise my weakness. They also inspire me to perfect my imperfect nature.”
“Happiness is of supreme importance. When I am really happy, I have no time to find fault with others.”
“Meditation is acceptance. It is the acceptance of life within us, without us and all around us. Acceptance of life is the beginning of human satisfaction. Transformation of life is the culmination of divine satisfaction.”
“If I really want inner peace in my life, then I must not busy myself with what other people do and say.”
“In your outer life if you can feel consciously and soulfully happy even while doing ordinary, mundane things, God will consider this your real meditation.”
“The very nature of kindness is to spread. If you are kind to others, today they will be kind to you, and tomorrow to somebody else.”
“Meditation gives us peace of mind without a tranquilizer. And unlike a tranquilizer, the peace of mind that we get from meditation does not fade away. It lasts for good in some corner of the inmost recesses of our aspiring heart.”
Sri Chinmoy Quotes published by Remez Sasson
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