Familiarity with books is not knowledge. One’s entire life is a continuous process of learning.
The churning separates the butter from the milk. In the same manner, through cosmic processes and upheavals of heat and cold, the five fundamental elements - earth, water, fire, air and space were separated and Earth, this Ball of Butter, emerged as the product of the churning.
One’s entire life is a continuous process of learning. Any process of inquiry is related to learning. But basically our inquiry should be concerned with finding out what is transient and what is permanent. This is true knowledge.
With a genuine keenness or readiness to serve others, one can attain happiness in any group or community, and the eagerness to serve others will endow you with the power and skill necessary for the required service. Nowadays, we tend to regard it as derogatory to serve, but there is great worth in service.
Selfless service alone gives the needed strength and courage to awaken the real you sleeping in your heart.
Without God, life is like a school without a teacher. It is a wire with no current passing through it; it is a body with no soul.
When the road ends, and the goal is gained, the pilgrim finds that he has travelled only from himself to himself.
Now you worship His Form, you repeat His name; ignoring His orders. Without practicing the discipline laid down by Rama to purify the mind, all else is mere show, empty rituals.
Home and family is the basic social institution everywhere in the world. When the home improves, the whole world will be better.
Man learns through experience, and the spiritual path is full of different kinds of experiences. He will encounter many difficulties and obstacles, and they are the very experiences he needs to encourage and complete the cleansing process.