Posted by: Stephen Paul | November 16, 2017

All you need is a quiet mind

Questioner: To know perfectly I need a perfect mind.

Nisargadatta Maharaj: A quiet mind is all you need. All else will happen rightly, once your mind is quiet. As the sun on rising makes the world active, so does self-awareness affect changes in the mind. In the light of calm and steady self-awareness inner energies wake up and work miracles without any effort on your part.

Questioner: You mean to say that the greatest work is done by not working?

Nisargadatta Maharaj: Exactly. Do understand that you are destined for enlightenment. Co-operate with your destiny, don’t go against it, don’t thwart it. Allow it to fulfil itself. All you have to do is to give attention to the obstacles created by the foolish mind.

~ from ‘I Am That’, chapter 65

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