Swami Sivananda Quotes



Religion gives solace to the weary pilgrim in this earth plane. It explains life's mystery to him. It shows the path to the immortal abode.

The real spiritual progress of the aspirant is measured by the extent to which he achieves inner tranquility.

Destruction of desire is ‘Moksha’, or final emancipation.

Become a child. Then alone the divine light and grace will descend.

You can elevate others only if you have elevated yourself. This world can be saved only by those who have already saved themselves. A prisoner cannot liberate other prisoners.

Swami Sivananda (1887 – 1963)