Quotation Explorer - 'Worldly'

One’s Use of Life’, if turns into worldly selfishness is called adharma (irreligion), and if it turns into spiritual selfishness (towards true self) is called dharma (religion). - Dada Bhagwan
Loss of worldly riches is better than loss of heavenly treasures. - Matshona Dhliwayo
One must somehow find a way of loving the world without trusting it; somehow one must love the world without being worldly.
Muhammad introduced the concept of such Glorious and Omnipotent God in Whose eyes all worldly systems are pieces of straw. Islamic equality of mankind is no fiction as it is in Christianity. No human mind has ever thought of such total freedom as established by Muhammad. - Mawde Royden
One enjoyed the mental pleasures through ignorance (of the Self), and that is cause of the worldly life. Only the bliss of the ‘Knowledge’ [of the Soul, one’s True Self] is to be enjoyed. - Dada Bhagwan
​Until your inner teacher wakes up, all worldly teachings are worthless. - Abhijit Naskar
The virtuous man is never a novice in worldly things. - Marcus Valerius Martialis
If one’s mind becomes conflict-free, that is ‘moksha’; conflict filled mind, that is worldly life. - Dada Bhagwan
In the history of a soul’s evolution there is a critical point of the human incarnation that decides for us whether we stay there, go down or progress upwards. There is a knot of worldly desires impeding us; cut the knot by mastering desires and go forward. This done, progress is assured. - Virchand Gandhi
If you want to travel on the path of moksha (ultimate liberation), ‘You’ (the Self) do not have to ‘do’ anything. And if you want to wander in the worldly life, ‘You’ have to ‘do’ everything. - Dada Bhagwan
At the end of the day, all I have to cherish are human relationships. Your worldly wealth you can't take away with you, your life has been lived. It is the friends you have made, your family ties, which sustain your spirit with a certain warmth and comfort.-LKY at 80: 80 quotes from a life (2003) - LKY on LIFE
One binds the worldly life with bad thoughts; one binds the worldly life with good thoughts. With the absence of thoughts (avichaar) there is moksha [liberation]. - Dada Bhagwan
The mind that does inner intentions (bhaav-mann) is the ‘charge’ mind. The mind that is getting exhausted (dravya-mann) is the ‘discharge’ mind. Bhaav-mann creates the worldly life. Dravya-mann brings an end to the worldly life. When egoism goes away, bhaav-mann vanishes. - Dada Bhagwan
For us, they packed up their few worldly possessions and traveled across oceans in search of a new life. - Barack Obama
Praise and blame, gain and loss, pleasure and pain, fame and disripute, these are just the worldly winds of existence. - T. Scott McLeod
I, thus neglecting worldly ends, all dedicated To closeness and the bettering of my mind. - William Shakespeare
One has to decide to know the nature of the Soul. Will one not have to know that? Nothing is attained by just saying, ‘I am the Soul, I am the Soul.’ The Soul has to come in to one’s experience, until then the worldly problems will not go away, will they? - Dada Bhagwan
As long as one is involved in worldly interactions, there is pleasure of the mind; and after knowing the Self (Soul), there is bliss of the Soul. - Dada Bhagwan
I am Chandubhai’ is good or bad focused applied awareness (shubha-ashubha upyoga). ‘I am Pure Soul’, is the focused pure applied awareness of the Self (shuddha upayog). With good-bad focused applied awareness (shubha-ashubha upayog) instillation in the worldly life occured. - Dada Bhagwan
The worldly vision is filled with infinite infatuations and attachments and no one can escape from it; [hence] there is no alternative other than staying in Gnani’s feet [surrendering to the enlightened one is the only alternative]. - Dada Bhagwan
Worry is the greatest seed [cause] for the worldly life because worrying is the greatest egoism. If the egoism leaves, then worries will go away. - Dada Bhagwan
God’s Word is the tool the Holy Spirit uses to change our worldly thinking to heavenly thinking. - Elizabeth George
Any kind of misery there is in the worldly life; the cause of it is moha (illusory vision). - Dada Bhagwan
One will become shameless if he does not fear insults in the worldly life. And in nischay [determination in the spiritual life] if one does not fear being insulted, he becomes independent. - Dada Bhagwan
Mind is indeed that which takes one to Moksha, and it is also the mind that makes one wander around in the worldly life. One needs to just turn it in the right direction. It had been turned in the wrong direction, and so it needs to be turned in the right direction. - Dada Bhagwan
Bowing down in prayer to a body results in worldly life and bowing down in prayer to Soul results in attaining moksha (final liberation). - Dada Bhagwan
The one, whose worldly entanglements have gone, is called the ‘Absolute Person’ (Sampoorna Purush). - Dada Bhagwan
Where there is insistence, there is worldly life. - Dada Bhagwan
‎Books admitted me to their world open-handedly, as people for their most part, did not. The life I lived in books was one of ease and freedom, worldly wisdom, glitter, dash and style. - Jonathan Raban
Absence of worldly misery - that is called eternal bliss. - Dada Bhagwan
You know that the pursuit of worldly things does not bring contentment. Find satisfaction in becoming a worker among the Lord's workers - Binye Vincent
Spirituality [Nischay] means complete truth and worldly interactions means truth to a certain extent. - Dada Bhagwan
To lose awareness of what is helpful or harmful in the worldly life is moh (Illusory vision & attachment). - Dada Bhagwan
No drugs here, no manipulation of neurotransmitters that leaves our worldly problems unattended. And no talking cures because explicit insight is not needed. All that is required is courage: the courage to encounter discomfort and stay with it long enough to be changed by it, strengthened. - Jason Dias
I dreamt of worldly success once. - Miyamoto Musashi
In the worldly life, self-serving pride (swa-maan) is considered a good quality and arrogant pride (abhimaan) as a bad quality. - Dada Bhagwan
The life of man is like the life of a blade of grass. Death comes, the grass withers, and behold life ends, and the flower falls of all greatness and all worldly goods. - Alfonso Maria de Liguori
I want to be with God all the time. But I don't want to be a monk, or totally give up worldly pleasures. I guess what i want to learn is how to live in this world and enjoy its delights, but also devote myself to God. - Elizabeth Gilbert
Worldly life is not an impediment; your obstinacies and your ignorance of the self are only the impediments. - Dada Bhagwan
Worldly life is based on ‘action’ and the spiritual life is based on ‘knowing’. One does the action and the other ‘sees’. The ‘doer’ and the ‘knower’ can never be the same, they are always separate. They were separate, they are separate and they will remain separate. - Dada Bhagwan
It is called equanimity when one has no attachment with the good (the auspicious) and no abhorrence for the bad (the inauspicious). The one without duality is in equanimity-state. In worldly interactions, people identify tolerance as equanimity! - Dada Bhagwan
The act of praying is the very highest energy of which the human mind is capable; praying, that is, with the total concentration of the faculties. The great mass of worldly men and of learned men are absolutely incapable of prayer. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Greatness isn't worldly fame and success. Laying humble service for humanity's best is true greatness. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
God says only one thing if you want to have attachment towards worldly life; go ahead and get attached to it; or else, get attached to Me. If you get attached to Me, you will get permanent happiness and if you get attached to the worldly life, you will not find contentment! - Dada Bhagwan
One should not be obstinate even in worldly interaction. If you are obstinate with a ‘collector’, what will he do? He will throw you in jail. So then what will happen if you are obstinate with God? God won’t put you in jail, but his happiness upon you will break (will go away). - Dada Bhagwan
That which cures all worldly miseries, is called ‘Scientific’ Knowledge. - Dada Bhagwan
The worldly life has persisted due to imitation of worldly movements and by opposing them, one becomes free. - Dada Bhagwan
Attachment-abhorrence is the foundation for the worldly life and the foundation for ‘Knowledge’ is a state free of all attachments (vitragta). - Dada Bhagwan
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveler, who takes a rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way - Anonymous
In appearance, the worldly life looks attractive, but once you enter into it, you can never become free. - Dada Bhagwan
I've come to realize that worldly light brings more popularity in someone's life then spiritual light. - Hyrum A Yeakley
A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
As much longing for worldly happiness (of 5 senses) there is, that much less is the spiritual development. - Dada Bhagwan
Why have many saints been so perfectly contemplative? Because they always studied to mortify themselves from worldly desires, that they might freely, with all the power of their heart, tend to our Lord.
The scholar only knows how dear these silent, yet eloquent, companions of pure thoughts and innocent hours become in the season of adversity. When all that is worldly turns to dross around us, these only retain their steady value. - Washington Irving
Do not use worldly methods or apply human force to prevent sin - Sunday Adelaja
Integrity is a high rock above which the stormy ocean of worldly troubles cannot rise. - Alan Cohen
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