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" गुरु खोजो मत । तुम्हे जब जरुरत होगी वो आजाएगा । "
" Don't search for Guru; when the need arises He will appear. "

" भाग जाना बहोत आसान है; जाग जाना कठीन है. आप भागो मत; जागो । "
" It is very easy to run away from everything, yet difficult to wake up; don’t run from your life, from your duties, from those around you; awake to them! "

" मेरा काम मंदिर बनाना नहीं, मेरा काम हर घर को मंदिर बनाना है । "
" My work is not building temples instead my work is to make each home a temple. "

" जो धर्म डराए उसे मै धर्म नहीं मानता. अभय दे वो धर्म । "
" Dharma or religion which instils fear, that I do not consider that to be dharma; Religion is one which gives fearlessness. "

" अमृत तो कथा है कानो से पीया जाता है । "
" Nectar is Katha and is drunk through the ears. "

" माँ जन्म देती है, गो माता जीवन देती है । "
" A mother gives birth; Mother Cow gives life. "

" अहंकार को अपने बारे में सुनने की बहुत इच्छा होती है । "
" The ego loves to hear about itself and loves to be spoken about. "

" आदर सब को दो । आत्मा किसी एक को दो । "
" Give respect to all; give your atma (soul) to one. "

" विचारों का दान श्रेष्ठ दान है । "
" The sharing of thoughts and ideas is the ultimate form of giving. "

" संत चरित्र और भगवंत चरित्र का इतिहास नहीं इनका अध्यात्म पक़डो । "
" Hold onto the spiritual teachings of Gods and Saints; not their history. "

" बच्चों को अपने कुल की पावन मीठी परम्परा का स्मरण कराओ । "
" Give your children an awareness of the sacred traditions of your family. "

" मकान दीवारों से बने पर घर दिल से बनता है । "
" A house is made of walls and a home is built with the heart. "

" धर्म को समझना है तो छोटे छोटे पंथो से मुक्त होना पडेगा और परम को समझने के लिये धर्म छोडना पडेगा । "
" To understand dharma (religion), we'll have to be free from all the small panths (sects); and to understand the Supreme element, we'll have to leave dharma. "

" प्रत्येक आदमी को स्वतंत्रता देनी चाहिए की किस मार्ग पर चलना है । "
" Each should be given the right to choose his or her own maarag (path). "

" अध्यात्म जगत में साँस से नहीं जीया जाता विश्वास से जीया जाता है । "
" In the spiritual realm, one does not live and survive on breath; one lives with faith. "

" प्रलोभन और भय बुद्धी को भटकाते है । "
" Temptations and fear lead the buddhi (intellect) astray. "

" इश्वर ने दिया है एसा सोच कर कष्ट सह लेना तप है । "
" To bear pain as it is given to us from God is itself tap (penance). "

" अपने आप को कभी सब से काबिल नहीं समझो । "
" Never think yourself to be the most capable of all. "

" आनंद की अंतिम सीमा आसूँ है । "
" The final step of joy and bliss is tears. "

" प्रत्येक मंदिर बाहर से स्वच्छ होना चाहिये और भीतर से पवित्र होना चाहिये । प्रत्येक व्यक्ति भी बाहर से स्वच्छ और भीतर से पवित्र होना चाहिये । फ़िर कोई लम्बी साधना करने की जरुरत नहीं । "
" Every temple should be clean from the outside and pure inside. Likewise, if each individual is clean externally and pure within, then there is no need for long and strenuous discipline (sadhana). "

" यह जगत बंधन नहीं । यदी जीना आता हो तो यह जगत जीवन्त मोक्ष है । "
" This world is not a bondage; Life can be a living salvation if we know how to live. "

" कर्म से मुक्त होना मुश्किल है । "
" It is difficult to liberate yourself from the consequences of your actions. "

" हमारे पास पैसे कम हो जाये कोइ बात नहीं मगर भक्ति मार्ग में हमारे आँसु अगर कम हो जाये तो समझना हम गरीब हो गये । "
" With less money, we can manage; but in the path of devotion, if we can no longer cry, understand that we have lost something, that we have become poor. "

" तुम्हारा लक्ष्य अगर बडा हो और उस पे हंसने वाले न हो तो समझना लक्ष्य अभी छोटा है । "
" If you are aiming for the highest and none are laughing at you, know that your goal is not high enough. "

" गंगा सिर्फ़ नदी ही नहीं है । वो हमारी भारतीय संस्कृति सभ्यता का प्रतीक है । "
" Ganga is not merely a river; Ganga is a symbol of our culture and civilisation. "

" सुंदरता बाहर की व्याख्या पर निर्भर नहीं होती । सुंदरता भीतर की अवस्था पर निर्भर होती है । "
" Beauty does not depend on external details; Beauty reflects the inner disposition, the internal state of one's being. "

" भगवान दिखता नहीं इस लिये मुल्यवान है । "
" It is because God cannot be seen that He is significant. "

" राम चरित मानस किताब नहीं हमारे देश के ऋषि का कलेजा है । "
" Ram Charit Manas is not merely a book; its the very heart of the sages of this country. "

" संसार छुडा दे वो गुरु नहीं । संसार का सार समझा दे वो गुरु । "
" When you sense innate joy permeating from within, know that you have tasted the divine nectar. "

" फ़ूल एकान्त में खिलता है व्यक्ति के अंतःकरण का फ़ूल भी एकान्त में खिलता है । प्रत्येक व्यक्ति को अपना एकान्त संभालना चाहिये । "
" A flower blooms in quietude; man's inner self also blossoms in solitude. Each one of us should find our own space and solitude. "

" व्यक्ति जैसा भी है जब एक परम तत्व का शरणागत हो जाता है तो उसे कुछ करने को बचता नहीं । "
" It is of no significance who the individual is or what he is like - there is nothing left to be done once he surrenders to a Supreme element. "

" प्रसन्न रहने के लिये मौसम की जरुरत नहीं है मन की जरुरत है । "
" Our happiness is not dependent on outer circumstances but on our own self, own state of mind. "

" सहजता जैसी कोई साधना नहीं है। "
" There is no discipline comparable to being yourself, to being true to your own nature. "

" जब भीतरी प्रसन्नता शुरु हो जाये तो समझना हमने मधु चख लिया । "
" When you sense innate joy permeating from within, know that you have tasted the divine nectar. "

" निष्फ़ल होना गुनाह नहीं । निरुत्साहित होना गुनाह है । "
" Failure is no crime, but being without zeal and enthusiasm is. "

" राम चरित मानस किताब नहीं हमारे देश के ऋषि का कलेजा है । "
" Ram Charit Manas is not merely a book; its the very heart of the sages of this country. "

" सभी प्रकार की अभावता रहे फ़िर भी त्रुप्त रहे उसका नाम फ़कीर । "
" Fakir is one who is content and satisfied in the midst of total scarcity. "

" परमात्मा तक पहुँचने का मतलब है अपने तक पहुँचना । "
" To reach the Supreme is to reach our own inner self. "

" व्यासपीठ कीचड में पडे हीरे को धोने का काम करती है । "
" The Vyaspeeth cleanses those diamonds that have fallen into the mud. "

" सत्य कब बोला उसकी चिंता मत करो । जो बोला गया वो सत्य होना चाहिये । "
" Don't dwell on when the truth was spoken. What is important is that what has been said is the truth. "

" भक्त को भगवान की जरुरत नहीं है, भगवान को भक्त की जरुरत है । "
" A Bhakta does not need Bhagwan; rather. Bhagwan needs the Bhakta. "

" कर्म से मुक्त होना मुश्किल है । "
" It is difficult to liberate yourself from the consequences of your actions. "

" गुरु की चरण रज आश्रित के मन रुपी दर्पण को साफ़ करती है । "
" The dust from the Gruru's feet cleanses the mirror of heart, the mind of the aashrit (sheltered). "

" मोक्ष के लिये मरने की जरुरत नहीं, बहुत सावधानी से जीने की जरुरत है । "
" You don't have to die to attain moksh / salvation, you need to live life with full and complete awareness. "

" गुरु कृपा से अहंकार टूटता है । "
" Guru kripa can break the ego. "

" प्रतिक्षा भी एक तपस्या है । "
" Waiting is also a penance. "