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Neem Karoli Baba Quotes - A Collection of Teachings and Thoughts of Neem Karoli Baba

Neem Karoli Baba (1900 - 1973) was a Hindu spiritual guru and mystic.

When you see the entire world as the Mother – the ego falls away.

It’s better to see God in everything than to try to figure it out.

The best form is to worship God in every form.

God is everybody. See no difference. See all the same.

Ram is present in each and every particle, and His devotees get His darshan (vision) even now.

The heart never grows old.

Attachment is the strongest block to realization.

Total truth is necessary. You must live by what you say.

A pure woman is better than a hundred yogis. Women are more open to love God.

It’s very difficult to overcome anger. Some of the greatest saints don’t overcome anger.

Forgiveness is the greatest weapon.

Everything is impermanent, except the love of God.

Attachment is the strongest block to realization.


This world is all attachment. Yet you get worried because you are attached.

If you cannot love each other, you cannot achieve your goal.

Spiritual practice is just three things: Love, serve, and remember.

Everywhere I look, all I see is God. That’s why I’m always honoring everything.

It is not necessary to meet your guru on the physical plane. The guru is not external.

All religions are the same. They all lead to God. God is everybody...

Love is the strongest medicine. It is more powerful than electricity.

Serve as Hanuman served.

Never disturb anyone’s heart. Even if a person hurts you, give him love.

Cleanse the mirror of your heart, and you will see God.

You can plan for a hundred years. But you don't know what will happen the next moment.

Attachment holds you back.

It is not necessary to meet your guru on the physical plane. The guru is not external.

If you have enough faith, you can give up money and possessions.

When asked how the heart could be purified, Neem Karoli Baba said, "always speak the truth."

It is better to see God in everything than to try to figure it out.

The eyes of a saint are always concentrated on the supreme self. The minute he is aware of himself, sainthood is lost.

Love is the strongest medicine. It is more powerful than electricity.

If you want to see God, kill desires. Desires are in the mind. When you have a desire for something, don't act on it and it will go away.

Total truth is necessary. You must live by what you say.

Lust, Greed, Anger, Attachment - These are all paths to hell.

The best service you can do is to keep your thoughts on God. Keep God in mind every minute.

When you have union with God, you don’t need anything.

When you have God, you don’t have any more desires.

Meditation is not something we do willfully; it is a state we enter into naturally over time through devotion and repetition of the Name.

Even if a person hurts you, give him love. The worst punishment is to throw someone out of your heart…You should love everyone as God, and love each other. If you cannot love each other, you cannot achieve your goal.