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Swami Yukteswar Teachings and Quotes

Teachings and quotes of Swami Yukteswar - Guru of Paramahansa Yogananda.

Everything in the future will improve if you make a spiritual effort today.

Keep your eyes of reason open; in addition, I will open in you another eye, the eye of wisdom.

Divine love is without condition, without boundary, without change.

Remember that finding God will mean the funeral of all sorrows.

A worthy leader has the desire to serve, not to dominate.

The heart’s natural love is the principal requisite to attain a holy life.

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.

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



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