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Life’s Purpose – Quotes from Hindu Scriptures and Teachers



Brahman is the end of the journey. Brahman is the supreme goal. This Brahman, this Self, deep-hidden in all beings, is not revealed to all; but to seers, pure in heart, concentrated in mind – to them is He revealed. (Katha Upanishad 1:3:12)

The ascent to the divine life is the human journey, the work of works, the acceptable sacrifice. This alone is man’s real business in the world and the justification of his existence. (Sri Aurobindo)

Travel light on your journey in life. Your desires and expectations are heavy baggage, which slow you down and thwart your progress. Let them go. (Swami Chidanand Saraswati)