“Travel light, live light, spread the light, be the light.” Yogi Bhajan

SSSYWa“Travel light, live light, spread the light, be the light.” Yogi Bhajan

(via Ram Anand)

“The mind is part of nature…” Yogi Bhajan

SSSYWa“The mind is part of nature, Prakirti. Prakirti, which includes both material and mind, is composed of and governed by the three primary qualities called the gunas. The three gunas are sattva, rajas, and tamasSattva is … Read the rest

“We need to be able to affect the mind without getting caught …” Yogi Bhajan

SSSYWa“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 … Read the rest

“The mind itself does not stop…” Yogi Bhajan

SSSYWa“The mind itself does not stop. That is why “a point of stillness” is one of the essential tools you need to look into the mind. This is where special techniques, like meditation, mantra and breath control are needed. Using … Read the rest

“Water exists in degrees of subtly from vapor to liquid to ice…” Yogi Bhajan

SSSYWa“Water exists in degrees of subtly from vapor to liquid to ice. Just so, you can think of the mind as the vapor, the feelings as water, and the neurons and connections as ice. The mind is a structure, a … Read the rest

“Consider your eyes…” Yogi Bhajan

SSSYWa“Consider your eyes. They constantly move with motions called saccadic motion. If this is stopped artificially with a drug, you cannot see. Your eyes need the movement to provide contrasts and comparisons so your nervous system can construct your vision. … Read the rest

“Just like in the ocean you can feel waves…” Yogi Bhajan

SSSYWa“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 … Read the rest

“Here are a few basic characteristics you should know…” Yogi Bhajan

SSSYWa“Here are a few basic characteristics you should know as you prepare to train and conquer your mind. Since the mind is fast, and beyond the categories of time and space, it supports your actions with many more thoughts than … Read the rest

“Just sit still for a minute…” Yogi Bhajan

SSSYWa“Just sit still for a minute. Close your eyes. Bring your attention to alert and notice all your thoughts and sensations without reacting to them. The mind is noisy. The yogis say it releases a thousand thoughts in the blink … Read the rest

“When the mind is full of unconscious identifications…

SSSYWa“When the mind is full of unconscious identifications, emotions, projections, intentions, and attachments, the thought is perceived for other than what it is. This masked thought becomes the basis of many false judgements and fruitless commitments that lead to unhappiness … Read the rest

“Success, happiness, and constant prosperity are the result…

SSSYWa“Success, happiness, and constant prosperity are the result of mastering the mind. The mind exists as a servant to your soul. When the mind is aligned with the soul, each thought that is stimulated from the intellect to eventually manifest … Read the rest

“When you live consciously conscious with mind and consciousness balanced…

SSSYWa“When you live consciously conscious with mind and consciousness balanced, you develop a sensitivity we call reverence. Then relationships are healing, wise, and productive.” Yogi Bhajan

(via Ram Anand)

“Do offer trust to life…

SSSYWa“Do offer trust to life. When you cannot trust, then at least love. Hatred will go against you and kill you. Vengeance will ruin and cripple you. Anger will rend and cripple your body, and initiate every disease.

“When you come from your consciousness, you need not match those who do not…

SSSYWa“When you come from your consciousness, you need not match those who do not, and who are caught in the tangle of reaction to their emotions. You will meet some people who will tell you, “I am leaving you. I … Read the rest

“The attitude of conscious living is to love…

SSSYWa“The attitude of conscious living is to love and give grace to someone worthy of your trust. Even if you know a person who is hopeless and good for nothing, still love him. Never trust him. You have that right; … Read the rest

“What is it like to live with this habit…

SSSYWa“What is it like to live with this habit to relate from your consciousness? Hate nobody; love everybody. It won’t cost you anything. Love never costs anything. Love is the most selfish act. It gives you so much protection, grace, … Read the rest