Today:”Peace is my prayer, peace is my song” Yogi Bhajan

“Peace is my prayer, peace is my song. Guide humanity so we may not go wrong. Give us a place at Thy lotus feet, So we all may experience this blissful treat.” Yogi Bhajan

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Today:”We need to be able to affect the mind without getting caught” Yogi Bhajan

“We need to be able to affect the mind without getting caught in an infinite self-reference. To do that, we need to understand the structure of the mind, recognize the origin of thought , and consciously determine which thoughts are consistent with our true self.” Yogi Bhajan
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Today:”Using the mind to try and convince the mind to be still ” Yogi Bhajan

“Using the mind to try and convince the mind to be still is like stopping a hurricane by blowing on it. There is too much going on.” Yogi Bhajan
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Today:”Water exists in degrees of subtlety from vapor to liquid to ice ” Yogi Bhajan

“Water exists in degrees of subtlety from vapor to liquid to ice. Just so, you can think of the mind as vapor, the feelings as water, and the neurons and connections as ice.” Yogi Bhajan
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Today:”Just like in the ocean you can feel waves ” Yogi Bhajan

“Just like in the ocean you can feel waves that were generated from a far away distance, so in the mind you have thoughts and feelings from the entire universe and every other person. The places and people you are most attuned to and attached to are what usually fill your stream of thoughts. As you become more neutral and non-attached the scope of those thoughts and feelings widens.” Yogi Bhajan
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Today:”Your mind thinks, not you” Yogi Bhajan

“Your mind thinks, not you. It floods you with thoughts, both wanted and unwanted, intended and unintended. Not all thoughts support the you which is you. You are awareness itself and not all these thoughts. You are actually carried though the soul.” Yogi Bhajan
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Today:”Since the mind is fast, and beyond the categories of time and space” Yogi Bhajan

“Since the mind is fast, and beyond the categories of time and space, it supports your actions with many more thoughts than you could ever act on. The result of this is that it is not you who think.” Yogi Bhajan
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