1. 10

    Watch your thoughts as you watch the street traffic. People come and go; you register without response. It may not be easy in the beginning, but with some practice you will find that your mind can function on many levels at the same time and you can be aware of them all.

  2. 9

    To believe that you depend on things and people for happiness is due to ignorance of your true nature; to know that you need nothing to be happy, except Self-knowledge, is wisdom.

  3. 8

    Nothing can trouble you but your own imagination.

  4. 7

    As you watch your mind, you discover your self as the watcher. When you stand motionless, only watching, you discover your self as the light behind the watcher.

  5. 6

    Sometimes I feel I am everything, I call that Love. Sometimes I feel I am nothing, I call that Wisdom. Between Love and Wisdom my life continuously flows.

  6. 5

    The consciousness in you and the consciousness in me, apparently two, really one, seek unity and that is love.

  7. 4

    You cannot transcend what you do not know. To go beyond yourself, you must know yourself.

  8. 3

    Whatever happens, happens to you by you, through you; you are the creator, enjoyer and destroyer of all you perceive.

  9. 2

    It is always the false that makes you suffer, the false desires and fears, the false values and ideas, the false relationships between people. Abandon the false and you are free of pain; truth makes happy, truth liberates.

  10. 1

    Realize that your world is only a reflection of yourself and stop finding fault with the reflection. Attend to yourself, set yourself right; mentally and emotionally. The physical self will follow automatically.

  11. Last Update: 8 February 2023

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