Inspirational quotes from Swami Ranganathananda



Whatever may be the current maladies, whatever may be the dismal social situation around us, we may assure ourselves that these are only passing phases. There is enough wisdom and inspiration available in the world to take humanity on the road of man's spiritual growth…

Vedanta says: Do not stagnate. That is the only warning it gives to man; do not convert wayside rest and sleep to death, but recoup and move on.

Let the current of water flow; stagnant water is unhealthy; flowing water is pure and healthy. Human life must be a continuous unfoldment. Arrested and made stagnant at the sensate level, life ceases to be life and becomes death.

Today's human life all over the world shows the evils of such stagnation. We have to stir up the waters of life, remove the clogging materials, and make it flow on as a healthy stream of human energy, revealing greater and greater dimensions of truth, beauty, and goodness.

Swami Ranganathananda