We are all related to each other. All we have to do is to understand that and to experience it.
Karma Yoga means a selfless act. If you are motivated to do something for others, and don’t expect any result or reward for you, such an action is called Karma Yoga.
But selecting your guru is selecting another partner for eternity. It is for a higher reason, a spiritual reason
When we see suffering, it is not the immortal Self that suffers. It is difficult, yet let us remember that it is not our essence– our true identity as children of God–that undergoes anguish and pain.
The teachings may vary, but the central teaching is always the same—to know our True Self. That is the first and foremost goal.
Where is the action if you sit quietly and close your eyes and meditate? Get into the field. And make sure that the mind is totally focused, one-pointed, not shaken.
We are all looking for happiness; but, unfortunately, we’re not looking where the Gita tells us to. We look outside ourselves for it.
Self-realization means to know that you are essentially that Spirit or Consciousness or God. Even though the truth is that we are all essentially God, most of us don’t really experience that.
As you think so you become. Think that you are great, and you are great. Think that you are hopeless, and certainly you will be hopeless.
By the proper practice of pratyahara (withdrawal of the senses) the senses become fully under your control. They become obedient horses, taking you wherever you want. You become a complete master over them.