“With one cut you can make two pieces”. (Tamil proverb). So it is with happiness and sorrow.
You won’t be happy till ‘I’ die.
As the growth of a lotus depends on the level of the water in the tank, so by knowledge (jnana) virtue is developed. And equally through virtue wisdom will be gained.
The book is within you. Turn over the leaves and study.
When you clean the garden, you also clean your mind.
First obey; then command.
Bring up God as you bring up a child.
Be alone. Be alert. Be like a fisherman watching his bait.
The inner voice will be heard from mounam (silence).
Satguru Siva Yogaswami
You are your own friend and your own enemy.
You must work, but remain as if you have done no work.
Happiness and sorrow are twins.
Everything should be done in moderation.
Let happiness and sorrow come and go like the clouds.
Do not think of what things you may need tomorrow.
You must not come to the conclusion that there are no stars, because you are
unable to see stars in the daytime.
What is the use of going on pilgrimage if you do not improve yourself?
I am the ruler of the body. I must see that no other wicked king usurps my
You lack nothing. The only thing you lack is that you do not know who you are.
It is not possible to straighten the kink in a dog’s tail. Let us improve ourselves
instead of trying to improve the world.