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Take Care

“We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.”  ~Swami Vivekananda

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End

“One is never afraid of the unknown; one is afraid of the known coming to an end.”  ~Jiddu Krishnamurti

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Temples

“Better than material gifts offered in stone-made temples, churches and mosques, God loves the gifts of love, peace, and devotion offered in the temple of one’s own heart or through the temples of the hearts of others.”  ~Paramahansa Yogananda

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Pretenses

“It is the person you imagine yourself to be that suffers, not You.”  ~Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj • “We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”  ~Kurt Vonnegut, in Mother Night

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Projections

“You have projected onto yourself a world of your own imagination, based on memories, on desires and fears, and you have imprisoned yourself in it. Break the spell and be free.”  ~Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

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Ignore

“Ignore the mind the way you disregard the crowd you encounter in the streets.”  ~Nisargadatta Maharaj

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Remove the dark from in me

I need someone to show me Illumine my consciousness Remove the dark from in me And give me that which I have lost… The melody is so bouncy and playful that the richness of the lyrics sneaks up on you.  It’s one of my favorites of his. Full lyrics HERE.

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And his drum incessantly plays

  Which, according to YouTuber saurabh dhuri, translates to: गलेऽवलम्ब्य लम्बितां भुजङ्गतुङ्गमालिकाम् । डमड्डमड्डमड्डमन्निनादवड्डमर्वयं चकार चण्डताण्डवं तनोतु नः शिवः शिवम् ॥१॥ Jatatavigalajjala pravahapavitasthale Galeavalambya lambitam bhujangatungamalikam Damad damad damaddama ninadavadamarvayam Chakara chandtandavam tanotu nah shivah shivam .. 1 Meaning: From the forest of his matted lock, water flows and wets his neck, On which hangs …

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Plans

“If you follow Krishna’s instruction, you’ll always be happy. And if you create your own plans, then you’ll be unhappy. This is the whole instruction. Sarva-dharman parityajya mam ekam saranam vraja: (BG 18.66) ‘You give up your own plans, nonsense plan. You take My plan. You’ll be happy.’ This is the whole purpose of Bhagavad-gita. …

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Carries It On His Head

“The Lord bears the burden of the world. Know that the spurious ego which presumes to bear that burden is like a sculptured figure at the foot of a temple tower which appears to sustain the tower’s weight. Whose fault is it if the traveler, instead of putting his luggage in the cart which bears …

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Find Out

“Instead of searching for what you do not have, find out what it is that you have never lost.”  ~Nisargadatta Maharaj

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