Mere philosophy will not satisfy us. We cannot reach the goal by mere words alone. Without practice, nothing can be achieved.
― Swami Satchidananda, The Yoga Sutra
You cannot transmit wisdom and insight to another person. The seed is already there. A good teacher touches the seed, allowing it to wake up, to sprout, and to grow.
I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.
– Leonardo da Vinci
He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden.
If for eleven minutes you do Sodarshan Chakra Kriya, it will keep your chakras from slipping. If you are kind enough to do Bowing Jaap Sahib, it will take away your sickness forever.
Drop your prejudice against yourself. Drop your limitation against yourself and drop your insecurities against yourself. Drop yourself unto the Altar of the Creator. You will never need an alternative. God shall come through in your case, in person.
Yogi Bhajan April 23, 1997
"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who’ll decide where to go." -
Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.
What the caterpillar calls the end of the world; the master calls a butterfly.