Many / One

A database of 11,000+ illuminated guiding quotations in 40 categories from 600+ inspired books by our most brilliant and influential authors.
Compiled by JoAnn Kite

SHOW detailed search and navigation | Quotes | References | JoAnn

One | Circle | Center | Opposites | Archetypes | Good | Ethics | Living Wholeness | Random

Bhagavad-Gita As It Is
A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

1 "Everything in the material world has a certain flavor or fragrance, like the flavor and fragrance in a flower, or in the earth, water, fire or air. The uncontaminated flavor, the original flavor which permeates everything, is Krsna [Krishna]....Krsna consciousness is active in every sphere."

2 "Every living being is Brahman."

3 "That Supreme Personality of Godhead is, by His plenary portions, alive in the heart of every living entity."

4 "The ultimate goal of life is self-realization."

5 "The Supreme Lord is represented throughout the entire material universe by His entering into all things as the Supersoul."

6 "One who sees the Supersoul in every living being and equal everywhere does not degrade himself by his mind. Thus he approaches the transcendental destination." Bhagavad Gita, ch. 13, v. 29

7 "Human life is meant for cultivation of spiritual knowledge, in eternal relationship with the Supreme Personality of Godhead."

8 "Oneness means not that they [living entities] have no individuality, but that there is no disunity. They are all agreeable to the purpose of the Lord."

9 "Vishnu is one, and yet He is certainly all-pervading. By His inconceivable potency, in spite of His one form, He is present everywhere." The Vedas

10 "The Lord, situated in the hearts of all living entities, directs their senses."

11 "The Lord lives in the heart of every being. Therefore, He has the consciousness of all living entities."

12 "One who takes shelter of the Supreme Lord has nothing to fear, even in the midst of the greatest calamity."

13 "We are constitutionally parts and parcels of the Supreme."

14 "One can understand the nature of the Supreme by thorough study of oneself, the difference between oneself and the Supreme Being understood as the relationship between the part and the whole."

15 "All the manifestations we see, and everything that exists in both this material world and in the spiritual world, are resting on the energy of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. The creation takes place by the diffusion of His different energies, and as stated in Bhagavad-gita, He is everywhere present."

16 "The mind should be devoid of duplicity and should think of the welfare of all."

17 "Although the Supersoul appears to be divided, He is never divided. He is situated as one." Bhagavad Gita, ch. 13, v. 17

18 "Fear is due to one's absorption in illusory energy, but when one is free from illusory energy...then he has nothing to fear."

19 "Devotional service is a process of spiritual understanding....Devotional service to the Lord and the Lord Himself are one and the same because they are...manifesting the internal energy of the Supreme Lord."

20 "Living entities are fragmental parts and parcels of the Supreme Lord - eternally."

21 "Our consciousness seeks happiness because we are part and parcel of the Lord."

22 "The Lord..is omnipresent. We should know Him always, twenty-four hours a day."

23 "All the manifold manifestations of wonderful things are going on by the simple supreme will of God, and all of them are subordinate to that supreme will."

24 "Although You are one, You are spread throughout the sky and the planets and in all space between, O great one." Bhagavad Gita, ch. 11, v. 20

25 "Not a blade of grass moves without the will of the Supreme Personality of Godhead."

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite