quote by Morihei Ueshiba

Everyone has a spirit that can be refined, a body that can be trained in some manner, a suitable path to follow. You are here to realize your inner divinity and manifest your innate enlightenment.

— Morihei Ueshiba

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Path to enlightenment quote Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.

Create the way by your walking; you will not find a ready-made path

But by reading them again and again finally I was able to grasp the essential part. What emotion, enthusiasm, enlightenment and confidence they communicated to me! I wept for joy.

Path to enlightenment quote The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the str
The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the strongest.

Ultimately one must abandon the path to enlightenment.

If you still define yourself as a Buddhist, you are not a buddha yet.

There are many paths to enlightenment. Be sure to take the one with a heart.


It shouldn't matter what anyone else thinks.

Life is not easy. The road to happiness is not a path well trotted. You have to find your own path to enlightenment.

Path to enlightenment quote Don't confuse your path with your destination. Just because it's stormy now does
Don't confuse your path with your destination. Just because it's stormy now doesn't mean that you aren't headed for sunshine.

Those who really seek the path to Enlightenment dictate terms to their mind.

Then they proceed with strong determination.

One of the great dangers on the spiritual path is that the ego becomes spiritualized. The ego loves to think of itself as spiritually evolved. It is just another way that it manages to feel important and in control. It is very difficult to free yourself from an enlightened ego.

The path to enlightenment is really very simple - all we need to do is stop cherishing ourself and learn to cherish others. All other spiritual realisations will naturally follow from this.

Path to enlightenment quote I will love the light for it shows me the way; yet I will love the darkness for
I will love the light for it shows me the way; yet I will love the darkness for it shows me the stars.

The further we travel down the path of enlightenment, the more humble we become.

We shouldn't seek to impress others—or allow ourselves to be taken—with mere outer trappings. If we do our inner work, our spirit will be our calling card. Nice to meet you.


The use of drugs like mescaline may serve an appropriate purpose.

Indeed, "Psychedelic" drugs have been widely used in the spiritual traditions of the world, including the Yoga of Patanjali, though they were never advertised as ultimate keys to enlightenment, merely as stepping-stones on the spiritual path.

Many paths lead to the Door of Enlightenment. Beware those that proclaim there is but one.

Path to enlightenment quote It is better to walk alone, than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.
It is better to walk alone, than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.

Whatever is happening is the path to enlightenment.

The path to eternal life is not on a plateau.

Rather, it is an incline, ever onward and upward. Hence, ever-increasing spiritual understanding and energy are required to reach our destination. Because the pernicious opposition by Satan continues, the continuous enlightened guidance of the Holy Ghost is absolutely essential.

You think you want to know the secrets of the universe.

You think you want to see the way things all fit together. You believe in your heart of hearts that enlightenment will save the world and set you free. Maybe it will. But the path to enlightenment is rarely a pleasant one.

Path to enlightenment quote No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you always have the
No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you always have the choice to turn around.

Many spiritual teachers - in Buddhism, in Islam - have talked about first-hand experience of the world as an important part of the path to wisdom, to enlightenment.

There are many paths to enlightenment.

Some of us who have expanded to a degree of illumination have thereafter preached the dogmatic certainty of one particular path. But enlightenment doesn't care how you get there. And if you aren't going to be thinking about it in paradise, then don't worry about it now.

They are not following dharma who resort to violence to achieve their purpose.

But those who lead others through nonviolent means, knowing right and wrong, may be called guardians of the dharma. Those who really seek the path to Enlightenment dictate terms to their mind. Then they proceed with strong determination.

Path to enlightenment quote No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.

The approach is that the best way to use unwanted circumstances on the path of enlightenment is not to resist but to lean into them.

Each river is different, but they all eventually lead to the ocean.

No matter what we’re doing or when, or whether it brings us happiness or remorse, gain or loss, we’re all on our individual paths to enlightenment. Even when we’ve done something we consider wrong, we’re still on our path to enlightenment.


I never had anyone I could call “Master”.

No Christ died for me. No Buddha showed me the right path. In the depths of my dreams no Apollo or Athena appeared to me to enlighten my soul

Path to enlightenment quote When your vision is clear have faith and trust yourself even when you don't know
When your vision is clear have faith and trust yourself even when you don't know where your path is taking you.

Not enough books focus on how a culture responds to radically new ideas or discovery. Especially in the biography genre, they tend to focus on all the sordid details in the life of the person who made the discovery. I find this path to be voyeuristic but not enlightening.

I'd met so many enlightened spiritual teachers that it became a challenge to select one. I believed in the oneness of spirituality - unconditional love for God, and unconditional compassion for the beings of this world - but I also understood that unless I chose a particular path, I couldn't focus and take blessings from teachers that would allow me to have deep realizations and spiritual experiences.

You have visits, then you have disappearances.

You enter, then you exit. You come, you go. It would be so great if you could just get to human enlightenment on a linear path.

Path to enlightenment quote Direction is so much more important than speed.
Direction is so much more important than speed.

Start to see yourself for who you really are: a traveller, an explorer or on the path of life, confidently advancing along the path of enlightenment towards your destiny. Don't lose sight of the things that are truly vital in your life.


Do you want to do this thing? Sit down and do it.

Are you not writing? Keep sitting there. Does it not feel right? Keep sitting there. Think of yourself as a monk walking the path to enlightenment. Think of yourself as a high school senior wanting to be a neurosurgeon. Is it possible? Yes. Is there some shortcut? Not one I've found. Writing is a miserable, awful business. Stay with it. It is better than anything in the world.

The advanced education in Tantra obviously has to do with the entrance into samadhi, the negation of the self. That is what the path of negation means, not the negation of life, but the negation of anything that is not enlightenment.

Path to enlightenment quote No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one way. We ourselves must walk
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one way. We ourselves must walk the path.

There's a path in enlightenment called the path of negation where we intentionally throw ourselves into experiences that are extremely transient. In other words, we do all the stuff you're supposed to normally avoid to become enlightened, intentionally.

Zen is a very fast path to enlightenment, fast in comparison to some other paths, not fast for the person who practices it. There is no sense of speed.

Zen is a very quick path to enlightenment and development of the mind and all its facilities.

Path to enlightenment quote No matter how far down the wrong road you've gone, turn back.
No matter how far down the wrong road you've gone, turn back.

Zen is a very quick path. Zen is the path of meditation. The word Zen means emptiness or fullness, meditation. Meditation is the quickest path to enlightenment.

Meditation is the quickest path to enlightenment.

There are many paths that lead to enlightenment.

There are lesser enlightenments along the way to a larger enlightenment, referred to sometimes as liberation.

With an open mind, seek and listen to all the highest ideals.

Consider the most enlightened thoughts. Then choose your path, person by person, each for oneself.

The holy grail is right here in this gem of a book.

Tosha Silver’s wisdom goes down as easy as a mint milkshake and leaves you feeling so free you’ll want to do cartwheels on the beach. But don’t be fooled by the simplicity of this message. Look no further for an easeful path to enlightenment infused with rapture and hope, which comes as much needed medicine for the soul.