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Shri Yukteswar Quotes

Forget the past. The vanished lives of all men are dark with many shames.

Ordinary love is selfish, darkly rooted in desires and satisfactions. Divine love is without condition, without boundary, without change. The flux of the human heart is gone forever at the transfixing touch of pure love.

Look fear in the face and it will cease to trouble you.

The eight bondages or snares are hatred, shame, fear, grief, condemnation, race prejudice, pride of family and smugness. Removal of the eight bondages leads to magnanimity of the Heart.

Shri Yukteswar

Shri Yukteswar (1855 – 1936) was a Swami of the Giri order also the Guru of Paramahansa Yogananda.