Mooji is a Jamaican spiritual teacher, born Anthony Paul Moo-Young, who is known for his teachings based on Advaita Vedanta, a non-dualistic spiritual tradition. He is a direct disciple of the late Sri Harilal Poonja, also known as Papaji, and has been teaching since 2001. He is based in Portugal and travels the world giving satsangs and retreats.
What is the most famous quote by Mooji ?
At the end of the day, you can have something in your head, something in your hand, or something in your heart. What are you choosing?— Mooji
What can you learn from Mooji (Life Lessons)
- Mooji teaches that true happiness is found within, and that it is possible to find peace and contentment through self-inquiry and meditation.
- He emphasizes the importance of being present in the moment, and encourages us to recognize and accept our true nature.
- He encourages us to let go of our attachments and to live with an open heart, trusting that life will take us to where we need to be.
The most risky Mooji quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening
Following is a list of the best quotes, including various Mooji inspirational quotes, and other famous sayings by Mooji.
All the ups and downs are grace in different wrappings, sent to refine consciousness. Say thanks to them all.
If you do not trust life to unfold, the mind takes over and it becomes a game of strategy, motivated by anxiety. This mistrust is unfair. Life has given us so much, and yet we do not trust it.
The place you are looking for is the plate from which you are looking.
In the land of "I know," there is always competitiveness, jealousy, pretence, pride and arrogance. It is an aggressive realm - the realm of the ego. I say refuse citizenship. In the land of "I dont know," the inhabitants move without conflict and are naturally quiet, happy and peaceful. The wise stay here.
Feelings are just visitors, let them come and go.
There is a mystery within all beings bursting to reveal itself, in the ones who become quiet enough to discover it. In this discovery a benevolent force shines spontaneously from your presence towards all beings, and this light cannot help but illuminate the world.
Let the world call you lazy for not running about like a frightened ghost.
Just be quiet inside yourself. Don't bother about knowing how things should be and simply begin observing without prejudice, projections or desires. Notice how life flows of its own accord. Nothing here is a chaos, but a harmony. You are already inside this flow.
Feelings are just visitors, let them come and go.
Feelings are just visitors. Let them come and go.
Life cannot be against you, for you are Life itself.
Life can only seem to go against the ego's projections, which are rarely the truth.
Ignoring the mind is a beautiful sadhana.
This is what many of the sages did. They ignored the mind out of existence. It loses its influence and its potency when it is ignored.
Inspirational quotes by Mooji
Your mantra is thank you. Just keep saying thank you. Don't explain. Don't complain. Just say thank you. Say thank you to existence.
There is a presence, a silence, a stillness which is here by itself.
There is no doer of it, no creator of this stillness. It is simply here in you, with you. It is the fragrance of your own self. There is nothing to do about this, it is naturally present. This fragrance of peace, this spaciousness, it is the fragrance of your own being.
Day by day become more and more intimate with the inner stillness, joy and love which is the fragrance your own pure heart. Keep quiet.
In the spiritual journey, you cannot be a wine taster, you have to become a drunk.
Life is so much wiser and kinder than your mind imagines. Trust & Be Still.
When the raindrop touches the ocean, can it tell a story.
It is the conditioned mind that says, 'I'm lost.
' Let mind be lost. Lose your mind. Lose your mind inside your heart.
Be true to Love. Do not betray Her. Then, on the day that the forest of the mind bursts into flames, you will not run. You will remain silent and still; for this is when Love bears Her sweetest fruit: untouched Presence.
Quotations by Mooji that are transformative and enlightening
You ask, 'How to live my life?' But with the question you are suffocating life itself, for life is spontaneity.
The ocean does not require that the waves are still to be more ocean-like.
When you are free, all who come in contact with you will be blessed.
Some may run away, but still they run away blessed.
When you drop all your ideas, fantasies and projections about who you are and what freedom is and remain completely empty, this is freedom.
Focus your mind on 'I Am', which is pure and simple being. You are Here and Now only. Contemplate what it is to be fully 'Here' and fully 'Now'. For this you must leave all else. Stay only as here-now Conscious presence. This is Heart. This is Self.
Bless everything in existence with your entire being and immediately you recognise your inner state of completeness and harmony.
To change the world is not your mission. To change yourself is not your duty. To awaken to your true nature is your opportunity.
Don't try and save yourself. The self that is trying to be saved is not you.
The final bridge to cross is to let go of the mind-created 'spiritual' self. Burn that bridge behind you. Stay empty of self-image and cease looking back. Remain in the neutrality of being. That's it!
Everything is just now. Your existence is just now. Just timeless Now. All the rest is just a dream due to conditioning and memory.
Face your fears and stop allowing the mind to hold you captive.
The Light of one human being who discovers the Truth has been lighting human existence for thousands of years. Such is the power of a human being who realizes the Truth of who they are.
Don't try to change the world. First, change yourself or rather, your self-perception, and you find the world automatically corresponding to the level of your understanding. You will find that it has always been you who set the pace and depth of your experience by recognizing and honoring your true nature.
I don't tell you what you should do or not do; I only show you who you are -the timeless and unchanging awareness. When this is firmly established inside you, your life will unfold spontaneously and joyously.
If you are a person this world will seem full of persons. When you are the being you will not feel bound. You will know every being, look in the eyes of every being, and you know, you will recognize yourself. These things are not poetry. They are simple truths. You will experience them. In your heart they will be confirmed.
Dying to your own attachments is a beautiful death. Because this death releases you into real life. You have to die as a seed to live as a tree.
The way of the mind is to study many things; the way of the Beingness is to focus on one thing.
Mainly we obsess on fixing or pacifying the mind. I simply ask you to observe it from a place of neutrality.
Mind and body have taken the journey, but the real home place is your own heart. It is infinite and so wherever you go, you are always Home.
We are the space in which thoughts appear, play, and dissolve like clouds drifting in the infinite sky.
Blessings upon your mind and heart. Let openness, trust and love be your first response. This is the secret to everlasting joy, peace and contentment.
Never assume that you have attained truth. Don't make any claim to knowledge. Form no conclusion or evaluation concerning truth. The minute you do, your downfall is assured. Whenever you imagine you know something, you cease being open to the living exploration. You have closed a door and cut off the oxygen to the breathing truth.
Out of the formless the forms appear.
Ego is a ghost who is terrified of dying
Just as you wash your hands before eating, clear your mind before engaging with the world.
Our illness is often our healing.
Once you are present in the Energyfield of Self-discovery, it's like you are a piece of ice in warm water. The warm water is the Self. The ice is the mind. The warm water is not fighting with the ice. The ice can not resist the melting. It is a natural and fatal attraction.
There is no need to believe or disbelieve your thoughts - just don't enter anything. They don't distract you - you get distracted. Nothing exists in itself as a distraction - it is you who get distracted. Why?
If you are curious, you will learn. If you are desperate, you will discover.
Learn to leave things. If you don't have an interest in something, you don't need even to transcend it!
A thought may arise: 'It's okay now, but it's going to be different when I step out the door'. Already you are anticipating your downfall. Recognise these as just thoughts. You can just watch them, feel their pull yet observe them as a movement in consciousness. Stay put as formless awareness.
When one is without ego, one becomes immediately free of all personal judgements, and perceives life and the world with divine eyes and mind. Nothing is offensive to them and they remain in perfect serenity and peace always.
Stop and sink into this timeless moment!