On realizing the divine – Teachings from Hindu Scriptures



Eternal, pure and free am I, formless and changeless. Of the nature of infinite bliss, I am my-Self the Immutable. (Shankaracharya)

That You who bear the whole universe within Yourself at the end of cosmic sleep have been born of my womb is only Your imitation of human ways to hide Your identity – what a great joke You are playing on the world! (Devaki in Srimad Bhagavad Purana)

My salutations to the Supreme Being, the possessor of divine majesties, who having entered my heart, has quickened my dormant limbs, sense and vital powers, and has presently, awakened the power of speech with which I can now express myself in these words. (Dhruva)


What evil can there be when gods are playing with gods, when gods are working with gods, and gods are loving gods? That is the greatest utility of divine realization. (Swami Vivekananda)