For he who thinks knowledge is things and ideas, how can there be Self-Knowledge?? The wise do not see separate things-- only the timeless Self.
THE DOOR OF THE TEMPLE OF KNOWLEDGE Man is always the master, even in his weakest and most abandoned state. But in his weakness and degradation he is a foolish master who misgoverns his “household.” When he begins to reflect upon his condition and search diligently for the law upon which his being is established, … Continue reading Veritas Odium Parit
A very rich old man had remained a bachelor all his life. Now he was nearing seventy-five. Then suddenly a friend, a married friend, convinced him that he should get married. 'You should not miss this pleasure,' he said. So he decided to get married. Because he had so much money he immediately found a … Continue reading Mere knowledge accumulation is like celibacy
THE ESSENCE OF TRUE RELIGION A real man of understanding knows that he does not know at all. His ignorance is profound. And out of this ignorance arises innocence. When you know, you become cunning. When you know, you become clever. When you know, you lose that innocence of childhood. You have lived with a … Continue reading To truly know is to know that to know is not to know