Premodaya's quotes

THE EGO'S WAY OR THE HIGHWAY

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Ego is only interested in one thing: Getting its own way.

— Swami Premodaya



THE ONLY WAY OUT OF IGNORANCE

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The only way out of ignorance is awareness (which includes looking at the facts).

— Swami Premodaya



HOW TO LIVE PROBLEM FREE

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Can you find your problems in this moment? If you're diligent, and you're honest with yourself, the answer will be 'no'. If you can find some, then your mind has tricked you into being in some moment other than this one.

— Swami Premodaya



WHAT IS PEACE?

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Peace is when you stop the constant judging/evaluating of every experience of the moment.

— Swami Premodaya



WHAT'S IN THE CAGE?

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Right now you're a totally free bird, living as if you're in a cage.

— Swami Premodaya



DEEP SILENCE

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Silence is not the absence of anything, but the presence of everything.

— Swami Premodaya



WHAT IS PEACE OF MIND?

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The real peace of mind is accepting reality as it is.

— Swami Premodaya



WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?

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Stop waiting. It’s been long enough. It’s better to act, and see what happens, and learn from it.

— Swami Premodaya



WHAT IS THE EGO'S JOB?

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The ego’s job: To come up with excuses as you move forward—more and more, subtler excuses.

— Swami Premodaya



HAPPINESS, CAN IT BE YOURS?

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A human being is responsible for one thing only: His own happiness.

— Swami Premodaya