Daily Quotes and Sutras
Friday, November 27, 2015
Bhagavad Gita QuoteChapter X: The Yoga of Divine Manifestations
X.4. BUDDHIR JNAANAMASAMMOHAH KSHAMAA SATYAM DAMAH SHAMAH;
SUKHAM DUHKHAM BHAVO'BHAAVO BHAYAM CHAABHAYAMEVA CHA.
(Krishna speaking to Arjuna)
Intellect, wisdom, non-delusion, forgiveness, truth, self-
restraint, calmness, happiness, pain, birth or existence, death or
non-existence, fear and also fearlessness,
X.5. AHIMSAA SAMATAA TUSHTISTAPO DAANAM YASHO'YASHAH;
BHAVANTI BHAAVAA BHOOTAANAAM MATTA EVA PRITHAGVIDHAAH.
Non-injury, equanimity, contentment, austerity, fame, beneficence,
ill-fame-(these) different kinds of qualities of beings arise from
Daily QuoteGod does everything for your own good. Later on you will know this. Be patient.
Raja Yoga SutraRaja Yoga Selection Number 44, for Friday, November 27, 2015
[from Chapter I: "Samadhi Pada- On Contemplations"]
I.28. TAJJAPAS TAD - ARTHA - BHAAVANAM
'Constant repetition of OM and meditation on its meaning (leads to
Focusing on the abstract is more difficult that focusing on concrete
images of the Lord. However, because repetition of OM produces thought
waves which correspond to those of the Supreme, it is direct path to
Swami Sivananda would always emphasize the power and glory of OM.
In 'Bliss Divine', his greatest compilation of spiritual essays, he
writes, "Live in OM. Meditate in OM. Inhale and Exhale in OM. Rest
peacefully in OM. Take shelter in OM."
Weekly Poem5. I AM NEITHER HINDU NOR CHRISTIAN
I am neither Hindu nor Christian,
Neither Jew nor Hebrew,
Neither Mussalman nor Parsee,
Niether Aiyer nor Ayengar.
I am not of the East,
Iam not of the West.
I am all-pervading Immortal Soul,
I am Satchidananda Brahman,
Existence, Consciousness, Bliss Absolute.