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Result: 'Spirit' (333)

So many people have come to me and said, ‘Why did I find your teaching so late in life? I have spent my whole life in doubt and error, and ...
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Novices in the spiritual life often plunge headlong into schemes that are too ambitious, and this inevitably leads to accidents or ...
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However great your other achievements, nothing you do will ever have the same importance as your spiritual work, even if at first nobody ...
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To show an interest in and an understanding of the various forms of spirituality is perfectly acceptable. What is dangerous, however, is to ...
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You should not ask that a spiritual master be all-knowing and all-powerful. You have the right to ask only one thing of them: that they ...
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A disciple who goes to listen to their master or who immerses themself for a few hours in studying their master’s thoughts, feels themself ...
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Matter tends towards the spirit; it wants to rise to meet it, in order to become purer and more subtle. And, conversely, the spirit ...
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In itself, the need for change is not a bad thing, but in certain aspects of life, it can be detrimental to your development. In terms of a ...
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How many opportunities are we given to transcend the mediocrity of daily life! But do you bother to pay attention to these occasions? The ...
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Why belong to a spiritual brotherhood? There are many reasons; one of them being that a spiritual community gives its members the best ...
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Some people take on the role of spiritual guide without realising that they lack the necessary faculties and qualities of wisdom, love, ...
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Imagine you have two bottles filled with perfume: as receptacles they are separate, but the fragrances that escape from them rise up do not ...
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In the physical realm, human beings have made gigantic achievements: we cannot help but see how scientific and technical progress has ...
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The notion of royalty necessarily goes hand in hand with that of self-mastery. A monarch who only seeks to impose on others but has not ...
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All the beings and things round us may help us, but we must never count on them absolutely. Since they are exterior to us, they may not ...
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Animosity and hatred arise between human beings because face-to-face with one another they are never conscious that they are in the ...
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A man who has made his fortune in business will not always tell you he is happy. Most often, he will find all sorts of reasons to complain. ...
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If you are insignificant and little known in society, you are powerless to intervene in the affairs of state. To be able to do so, you must ...
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On the grounds that charlatans and crooks can pass themselves off as initates, many people systematically reject the idea of a spiritual ...
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We are in the habit of separating the physical plane from the spiritual plane, but the truth is that there is no separation between the ...
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Spiritual work involves giving our spirit power over the matter within us, and as soon as we decide to undertake such work, we have to ...
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When the decision to follow a certain path is etched deeply into your being, it becomes like an instinct that prevents you from straying ...
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Some people complain that spiritual practice does not have much to offer them. But how would they be if they had never made any effort to ...
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If you are looking for a spiritual guide, you should at least be aware of what to expect from one. A spiritual master will do all they can ...
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In order to survive on the physical plane, we, as human beings, must receive everything we need from the external world. We would be unable ...
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Spirituality does not consist in despising or neglecting the physical body but in making it an instrument of spirit. That is why the ...
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Why do you limit yourselves to the contacts you make on the physical plane with human beings? There are other beings to encounter in the ...
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As soon as you leave town, nature is all around you. So, wherever you go – to forests, riverbanks, lakes, the sea, mountains – try to act ...
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Doing nothing has never been the best way to rest. The best way is to change activity. And spiritual work is actually by its nature very ...
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As you leave your house in the morning to watch the sunrise, be thinking already that you are going to meet a living being, as alive as all ...
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Spirituality is such a vast, rich and complex area that after years of practice many people still do not know how to find their way in it. ...
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When Jesus was brought before Pilate to be judged, Pilate asked him, ‘Are you the King of the Jews?’, and Jesus replied simply, ‘You say ...
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True freedom for human beings lies in their God-given potential to find everything within. This is what a spiritual Master strives to ...
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Do not imagine that heaven is so impressed at your becoming members of a Church or some spiritual movement that it is going to make your ...
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Before you meditate or pray or watch the sunrise, say to yourself, ‘I am in purity, in the light, with my beloved Lord and my beloved ...
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Prayers, fasting, ablutions, etc. The function of all the practices prescribed by religions the world over, is to prepare people to receive ...
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In reality, the light we see is the materialization of primordial light. And this primordial light, the first emanation of God, is the ...
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Even the most powerful entities of the divine world cannot act directly on earth to install order and peace. Why? Because they are not made ...
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In themselves, the forces of nature are neither good nor bad: they become one or the other according to how we use them. And the same is ...
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Now that you have set foot on the divine path, you must continue walking it tirelessly. For those who do not stop on the path, the ...
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‘Keep awake therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour’, Jesus said at the end of the parable of the five wise virgins and the ...
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Spiritual exercises are nothing much in themselves. They become truly effective and beneficial only if they are carried out in the light of ...
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It is almost useless to commit to a spiritual path unless you have understood just how tough a human’s lower nature is, how hard it is to ...
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Many disappointments await those who expect spiritual practice to rapidly free them from all ills. They’re on the right path, but being on ...
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The path followed by those engaged in the spiritual life is long and arduous, but their work can be summarized in a few words: instead of ...
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We must have confidence in the initiates, the great masters, all these beings who have advanced further along the path of evolution than we ...
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On the face of it, we see nothing but injustice on the earth. Some have everything: health, beauty, wealth, talent, virtues, and others are ...
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One thing believers have difficulty in accepting is that God, who is all-powerful, doesn’t finally decide to annihilate the evil spirits ...
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What is the difference between a materialist and a spiritual person? Using a very simple image, I would say that spiritual people carry ...
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Even if you are totally convinced of the validity of your spiritual commitment, you sometimes feel tired and fed up, to the point where you ...
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