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Swami Tapovanam Quotes and Teachings - Swami Tapovan

Swami Tapovanam (1889-1957) was a contemporary of Swami Sivananda. Swami Chinmayananda had studied under Swami Tapovan. Here are quotes and teachings of Swami Tapovanam from various sources.

Whether he lives in meditation or engages himself in action, it is all the same. Since he sees everything homogeneous, he cannot fall from the state of Supreme Peace.

The Sannyasin who finds happiness in Self wastes no thought over the past of the future, does not rejoice over achievement or bemoan failure.

He is a Mahatma who keeps the tongue, word and the mind perfectly under control and patiently withstands all provocations.

He alone sees truly; who sees the eternal, unattached, pure, wise and free Self in every creature and in everything.

Let your mind delight immersing in the thought of God. That is the goal. That is the never waning happy state. That is the ultimate object of birth in human form. All good deeds, reading and listening to holy lives, contact with saintly people etc, all serve …