Anagarika Govinda quotes

  • The ultimate way of Being lies beyond all contradictory pairs of opposites with which our two dimensional thinking mind operates. As soon as we are successful in silencing the restless activity of the thinking mind and give a chance to intuition, the pure all embracing spirit in us will manifest effortlessly.
    -- Anagarika Govinda

    #Lying #Successful #Thinking

  • The greatest artist is one who expresses what is felt by everybody.
    -- Anagarika Govinda

    #Artist #Emotion

  • Our real nature is not our imaginary, limited ego. Our true nature is vast, all-comprehensive, and intangible as empty space.
    -- Anagarika Govinda

    #Real #Space #Ego

  • To see the greatness of a mountain, one must keep one's distance.
    -- Anagarika Govinda

    #Distance #Greatness #Mountain

  • Do not keep what you have selfishly bottled up; pour it out, share it with the world.
    -- Anagarika Govinda

    #World #Share

  • To the enlightened man... whose consciousness embraces the universe, to him the universe becomes his 'body', while the physical body becomes the manifestation of the universal mind. His inner vision an expression of the highest reality, and his speech an expression of eternal truth and mantric power.
    -- Anagarika Govinda

    #Reality #Men #Expression

  • The feeling of awe and sense of wonder arises from the recognition of the deep mystery that surrounds us everywhere, and this feeling deepens as our knowledge grows.
    -- Anagarika Govinda

    #Feelings #Recognition #Mystery

  • Every individual has the potentiality to become enlightened in the course of this life or later existences
    -- Anagarika Govinda

    #Healing #Enlightened #Individual

  • The power of the creative imagination is not only merely content with observing the world as it is, accepting a given reality, but is capable of creating a new reality by transforming the inner as well as the outer world
    -- Anagarika Govinda

    #Healing #Reality #Creating

  • The faculty of continual transformation... is a profound expression of the dynamic character of the mind
    -- Anagarika Govinda

    #Healing #Character #Expression

  • The cloud represents the creative power of the mind, which can assume any imaginable form. It is the ideal medium of creation for the enlightened mind, which manifests itself on the plane of timeless meditative vision.
    -- Anagarika Govinda

    #Clouds #Creative #Vision

  • Religion without art is a dead system of dogmas which have no effect on life.
    -- Anagarika Govinda

    #Art #Religion #Dogma