Hinduism Quotes

Arise, awake, and stop not until the goal is achieved.
“Arise, awake, and stop not until the goal is achieved.”
Our soul intuition is a faculty of God. He has no mouth, yet.
“Our soul intuition is a faculty of God. He has no mouth, yet.”
If I were asked to define the Hindu creed, I should simply say: Search after truth through non-violent means. A man may not believe in God and still call himself a Hindu. Hinduism is a relentless pursuit after truth... Hinduism is the religion of truth.
“If I were asked to define the Hindu creed, I should simply say: Search after truth through non-violent means. A man may not believe in God and still call himself a Hindu. Hinduism is a relentless pursuit after truth... Hinduism is the religion of truth.”
The three essentials of Hinduism are belief in God, in the Vedas as revelation, in the doctrine of Karma and transmigration.
“The three essentials of Hinduism are belief in God, in the Vedas as revelation, in the doctrine of Karma and transmigration.”
As long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from God, fear remains with us; but when we know ourselves to be the One, fear goes; of what can we be afraid?
“As long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from God, fear remains with us; but when we know ourselves to be the One, fear goes; of what can we be afraid?”
The essence of Hinduism is the same essence of all true religions: Bhakti or pure love for God and genuine compassion for all beings.
“The essence of Hinduism is the same essence of all true religions: Bhakti or pure love for God and genuine compassion for all beings.”
Bury yourself in God. Do that and the spoiling magnetism and wrong hypnotism that you have got from these worldly objects will leave you; your mind will be running in order again. You will be again inspired.
“Bury yourself in God. Do that and the spoiling magnetism and wrong hypnotism that you have got from these worldly objects will leave you; your mind will be running in order again. You will be again inspired.”
You may develop a thousand virtues and be reckoned as the greatest in the land. But the lotus of your heart will not blossom until you receive the grace of the Guru, the grace of God!
“You may develop a thousand virtues and be reckoned as the greatest in the land. But the lotus of your heart will not blossom until you receive the grace of the Guru, the grace of God!”
Let there be no neglect of the duties to the Gods and the fathers. Be one to whom the mother is a God. Be one to whom the father is a God. Be one to whom the teacher is a God. Be one to whom the guest is a God.
“Let there be no neglect of the duties to the Gods and the fathers. Be one to whom the mother is a God. Be one to whom the father is a God. Be one to whom the teacher is a God. Be one to whom the guest is a God.”
There is no Hell, for that means there is a place where God is not, and there are sins which exceed his love.
“There is no Hell, for that means there is a place where God is not, and there are sins which exceed his love.”
God is not a limited individual who sits alone up in the clouds on a golden throne. God is pure consciousness that dwells within everything. Understanding this truth, learn to accept and love everyone equally.
“God is not a limited individual who sits alone up in the clouds on a golden throne. God is pure consciousness that dwells within everything. Understanding this truth, learn to accept and love everyone equally.”
You have the most amazing valuable product on planet earth, which is the human body and which can reflect superconsciousness. You weren't born just to pay bills and die.
“You have the most amazing valuable product on planet earth, which is the human body and which can reflect superconsciousness. You weren't born just to pay bills and die.”
You are what you believe in. You become that which you believe you can become.
“You are what you believe in. You become that which you believe you can become.”
Whatever you think, that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be; if you think yourself strong, strong you will be.
“Whatever you think, that you will be. If you think yourself weak, weak you will be; if you think yourself strong, strong you will be.”
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
“You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.”
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves.
“We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves.”
Give up your selfishness, and you shall find peace; like water mingling with water, you shall merge in absorption.
“Give up your selfishness, and you shall find peace; like water mingling with water, you shall merge in absorption.”
There isn't a tree in the world that the wind hasn't shaken.
“There isn't a tree in the world that the wind hasn't shaken.”
Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience. Then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
“Don't look back - forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience. Then alone can great deeds be accomplished.”
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
“Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.”
A peaceful heart sees a celebration in any village.
“A peaceful heart sees a celebration in any village.”
Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
“Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.”
The awakened sages call a person wise when all his undertakings are free from anxiety about results.
“The awakened sages call a person wise when all his undertakings are free from anxiety about results.”
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
“The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.”
Are great things ever done smoothly? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
“Are great things ever done smoothly? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.”
The purpose of existence is manifesting a higher frequency of consciousness.
“The purpose of existence is manifesting a higher frequency of consciousness.”
You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.
“You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.”
The good you did yesterday will bring you happiness when you wake.
“The good you did yesterday will bring you happiness when you wake.”
However we may receive blows, and however knocked about we may be, the soul is there and is never injured. We are that infinite.
“However we may receive blows, and however knocked about we may be, the soul is there and is never injured. We are that infinite.”
We reap what we sow. We are the makers of our own fate. None else has the blame, none has the praise.
“We reap what we sow. We are the makers of our own fate. None else has the blame, none has the praise.”
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
“We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.”
Like gravity, karma is so basic we often don't even notice it.
“Like gravity, karma is so basic we often don't even notice it.”
All truth is eternal. Truth is nobody's property; no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.
“All truth is eternal. Truth is nobody's property; no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.”
Stop dreaming that you are just an ordinary mortal, constantly going through mental ups and downs. No matter what happens, remember always that you are made in the true image of Spirit.
“Stop dreaming that you are just an ordinary mortal, constantly going through mental ups and downs. No matter what happens, remember always that you are made in the true image of Spirit.”
You can't protect Dharma if you don't know what it is.
“You can't protect Dharma if you don't know what it is.”
One should not be happy or distressed over desirables and undesirables, knowing that such feelings are just created by the mind.
“One should not be happy or distressed over desirables and undesirables, knowing that such feelings are just created by the mind.”
First, believe in the world-that there is meaning behind everything.
“First, believe in the world-that there is meaning behind everything.”
No one should abandon duties because he sees defects in them. Every action, every activity, is surrounded by defects as fire is surrounded by smoke.
“No one should abandon duties because he sees defects in them. Every action, every activity, is surrounded by defects as fire is surrounded by smoke.”
All love is expansion, all selfishness is contraction. Love is therefore the only law of life. He who loves lives, he who is selfish is dying. Therefore love for love's sake, because it is law of life, just as you breathe to live.
“All love is expansion, all selfishness is contraction. Love is therefore the only law of life. He who loves lives, he who is selfish is dying. Therefore love for love's sake, because it is law of life, just as you breathe to live.”
This life is a hard fact; work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine; no matter, the soul is stronger.
“This life is a hard fact; work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine; no matter, the soul is stronger.”
Desire nothing, give up all desires and be happy.
“Desire nothing, give up all desires and be happy.”
The greatest contentment comes from devotion alone and not from its rewards, therefore one who has this devotion seeks nothing else.
“The greatest contentment comes from devotion alone and not from its rewards, therefore one who has this devotion seeks nothing else.”
Every harsh word spoken, every such act or even thought doesn't just disappear - it hangs around somewhere in totality and some day it boomerangs to haunt us.
“Every harsh word spoken, every such act or even thought doesn't just disappear - it hangs around somewhere in totality and some day it boomerangs to haunt us.”
True, you have worked hard for many years. But you must aspire until the end. There is no such thing as a pension in the spiritual life.
“True, you have worked hard for many years. But you must aspire until the end. There is no such thing as a pension in the spiritual life.”
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
“The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.”
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
“All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.”
Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.
“Who makes us ignorant? We ourselves. We put our hands over our eyes and weep that it is dark.”
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
“It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.”
So long as there is desire or want, it is a sure sign that there is imperfection. A perfect, free being cannot have any desire.
“So long as there is desire or want, it is a sure sign that there is imperfection. A perfect, free being cannot have any desire.”
Every action has equal and opposite reaction. This is law of the universe and spares none. Wrong done and injustice inflicted is paid back in the same coin. No one has escaped justice of the universe. It is only a matter of time.
“Every action has equal and opposite reaction. This is law of the universe and spares none. Wrong done and injustice inflicted is paid back in the same coin. No one has escaped justice of the universe. It is only a matter of time.”