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Baba Muktananda Teachings - Paramahansa Muktananda Quotes

Baba Muktananda (1908 – 1982) – associated with Siddha Yoga. This is a collection of quote and teachings of Baba Muktananda, also known as Paramahansa Muktananda.

Shiva, the self of all, has already been attained. These spiritual techniques exist not to make us attain the Self but to remove our forgetfulness, our errors, and our ignorance of that Self. Everyone has already attained the Self, but is unaware of it.

Meditate on your Self, honor your Self, worship your Self, for God dwells within you as you.

This universe is Shiva’s own garden, Meant for a joyous stroll.

As long as a man is bound by a particular sect, there is a possibility of feeling hostile toward other sects, but for one who has gone beyond all sects, such feelings do not arise in his mind. A sect is like a fence. When a plant is small, it requires a fence for its protection, but after it has become a full-grown tree, a fence is no longer necessary.

As a mantra is repeated it first purifies the outer body and then the subtle body.

The love that pulses in the cave of the heart does not depend on anything outside. It is completely independent…

Many religions claim that theirs is the only path to the Truth…But God never made an agreement with any of these religions. All religions are of fairly recent origin, but God has existed since the beginning of time. He could not have signed a contract with any religious founder saying, ‘You are my exclusive salesman…”

Bigotry cannot please God, because He is never captivated by any ritual or any particular method of sadhana. It is only out of compassion that He reveals Himself to devotees when He is pleased by their selfless love.

The world is nothing but a school of love, our relationships with our husband or wife, with our children and parents, with our friends and relatives are the university in which we are meant to learn what love and devotion truly are.

Meditation is not some strange technique that we have to learn with great effort and difficulty... Whatever we accomplish in this world we accomplish through the power of concentration, which is nothing but meditation...Above all, meditation stills the wandering mind and establishes us forever in a state of peace.

Happiness is within us, and it is ours, but we are always superimposing our own inner joy onto something outside and thinking it comes from there.

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