Pop changes week to week, month to month. But great music is like literature.

— Ravi Shankar

The most genuine Ravi Shankar quotes that are free to learn and impress others

In our culture we have such respect for musical instruments, they are like part of God.


Everybody has a right to like or dislike anything or anyone.

From a flower to a flavor to a book or a composition but it is very sad that in our country we actually fight over such things in an unseemly manner.


Enlightenment is very possible for the ordinary individual.

Actually, it is easier than for someone who thinks that they are special.

Ravi Shankar quote When you know your strength, you can tur

When you know your strength, you can turn any disadvantage into an advantage.


What Sri Chinmoy does is God-given! He has a tremendous, a fantastic creative urge.


There cannot possibly be a god in heaven watching all of this calmly.


Enlightenment is the journey back from the head to the heart.


Whether you are aware of them or not, whether you recognize them as spiritual or not, you probably have had the experiences of silence, or transcendence, or the Divine-a few seconds, a few minutes that seem out of time; a moment when the ordinary looks beautiful, glowing; a deep sense of being at peace, feeling happy for no reason. When these experiences come...believe in them. They reflect your true nature.


My secret ambition was always to provide music for animation films: something with an Indian theme, either a fairy tale or mythological tale or on the Krishna theme. I still have a very deep desire, but these sorts of chances don't always come.