Quotes

Banani Ray Quotes

“You do not need to go to any temple or church to worship God. The whole existence is God’s temple. Your own body is the temple of God. Your own heart is the shrine. You do not need to subscribe to any religion to experience God. The only religion you need to experience God is love, kindness and respect to all beings.” — Banani Ray, Glory of OM: A Journey to Self-Realization

“No one and nothing outside of you can give you salvation, or free you from the misery. You have to light your own lamp. You have to know the miniature universe that you yourself are.” — Banani Ray, Awakening Inner Guru

“We are not strangers in this journey of life…We are connected to each other through this mysterious field of love.” — Banani Ray, Awakening Inner Guru

“Love and ego can never exist together, just as the Sun and shadow cannot.” — Banani Ray

“Real love is a humble receptivity of a silent heart that is prepared to melt and merge…” — Banani Ray, Awakening Inner Guru

“I love the freedom of my wings. I love the empty space above the ground. I rejoice in my freedom. Freedom is my religion. Peace is my God. Love is my worship.” — Banani Ray, World Peace: The Voice of a Mountain Bird

“Om is the things, Om is the ingredient, Om is the container and the content of this universe.” — Banani Ray, Glory of OM: A Journey to Self-Realization

“I love to soar in the boundless sky. In the vast emptiness of the blue, my soul rejoices listening to the soundless music of the wind.” — Banani Ray, World Peace: The Voice of a Mountain Bird

“You do not need any preacher or prophet to learn about God. The teaching is spread on the trees and the mountains, on the stars and the river, on the Sun and the moon. The ultimate teaching is written in your heart. You just need to wake up and see.” — Banani Ray, Glory of OM: A Journey to Self-Realization

“Awakening is the ultimate of religion. Religion is, not really, in believing something outside of your being. It is not in believing or following some authoritative figure, the church, temple, organization or any ideological system of belief. Religion is trusting in what is eternal within you.” — Banani Ray, Awakening Inner Guru

“Om is that divine elixir that can clear away all the obstructions in our energy bodies.” — Banani Ray, Glory of OM: A Journey to Self-Realization

“Om is that eternal music which can smooth away all the creases of negativity in our Karmic database.” — Banani Ray, Glory of OM: A Journey to Self-Realization

“Om is that God of love. Like a loving mother Om cleans us of our clutters collected through many incarnations.”
— Banani Ray

“Om was there in the existence, when no religion was formed or founded. It will be there in the existence, if all the religions are demolished.” — Banani Ray, Glory of OM: A Journey to Self-Realization

“Life is a pilgrimage. Each moment is to be lived in depth, because each moment contains God, hidden within it.”
— Banani Ray, Glory of OM: A Journey to Self-Realization

“Blind faith in belief-system, ideologies, doctrine or dogma can never set us free. Only the knowledge of truth can liberate us from the slavery of doctrine, dogmas, blind faiths and religious sects.”
— Banani Ray, Glory of OM: A Journey to Self-Realization

“Om is the signature sound of this Universe. It is the soundless sound of existence.”
— Banani Ray

“Om is the presence which steals away. It steals away the ordinary mundane existence of strife, struggle and duality; it steals away anxiety, aggression, fear, grief and sorrow; it steals away the debris of anger, hatred, confusion and ignorance, to fill us with the nectar of joy, immortality and life eternal.” — Banani Ray, Glory of OM: A Journey to Self-Realization

“Bliss is inherent in the Self as fragrance is inherent in a flower. As the flower of the Self-love blossoms, bliss comes spontaneously as the fragrance.” — Banani Ray, Awakening Inner Guru

“Om is the creative vibration, the seed vibration. The whole existence is hidden within it, just as a giant tree is hidden within a seed.” — Banani Ray

“Life is a song made of the musical rhythm of the body, words of the mind and the melodious silence of the soul.”
— Banani Ray, Awakening Inner Guru

“Flow is the nature of energy; flow is another name of life.” — Banani Ray, Awakening Inner Guru

“Pure Love is detached, self-assured, self-poised, non-possessive and non-aggressive in nature. Yet, it is tremendously powerful to move the whole universe.” — Banani Ray, Awakening Inner Guru

“Experiences in spiritual journey are not the end in themselves; they are just landmarks that encourage you to walk further to reach the realm of the Absolute” — Banani Ray

“Love is the sap of the tree of Life.” — Banani Ray, Awakening Inner Guru