Enlightenment Quotes (32) Spiritual Sayings

===> Enlightenment Quotations. A Collection of some of the best sayings offering words of wisdom to inspire

Summary: Enlightenment in a secular context often means the "full comprehension of a situation", but in spiritual terms the word alludes to a spiritual revelation or deep insight into the meaning and purpose of all things, communication with or understanding of the mind of God, profound spiritual understanding or a fundamentally changed consciousness whereby everything is perceived as a unity.
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Enlightenment…is real; and each of us, whoever we are, can in the right circumstances and with the right training realize the nature of mind and so know in us what is deathless and eternally pure.
This is the promise of all the mystical traditions of the world, and it has been fulfilled and is being fulfilled
in countless thousands of human lives.
~ Sogyal Rinpoche

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“The true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self.”
~ Albert Einstein

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“Enlightenment is ego's ultimate disappointment.”
~ Chögyam Trungpa

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“Nobody makes anybody enlightened. Just tell them what you want to say, then let them decide for themselves.”
~ Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

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“Enlightenment will be now the beginning, not the end. Beginning of a non-ending process in all dimensions of richness. ”
~ Osho

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“Enlightenment is: absolute cooperation with the inevitable.”
~ Anthony de Mello

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“In the process of burning out these confusions, we discover enlightenment. If the process were otherwise, the awakened state of mind would be a product dependent upon cause and effect and therefore liable to dissolution. Anything which is created must, sooner or later, die. If enlightenment were created in such a way, there would always be a possibility of ego reasserting itself, causing a return to the confused state. Enlightenment is permanent because we have not produced it; we have merely discovered it.”
~ Chögyam Trungpa, Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism

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There is no enlightenment outside of daily life.
~ Thich Nhat Hanh

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To study the self is to forget the self.  To forget the self is to be enlightened by all things.  To be enlightened by all things is to drop off our own body and mind, and the bodies and minds of others. No trace of enlightenment remains, and this no-trace continues endlessly.
~ Dogen           

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Enlightenment is understanding that there is nowhere to go, nothing to do, and nobody you have to be
except exactly who you’re being right now.
~ Neale Donald Walsch

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Nirvana or lasting enlightenment or true spiritual growth can be achieved only through persistent exercise of real love.
~ M. Scott Peck, M.D.

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You are destined for enlightenment. Cooperate with your destiny, Don’t go against it, Don’t thwart it.
Allow it to fulfill itself.
~ Nisargadatta

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Whether or not enlightenment is a plausible goal for us is a vital question for our lives.  If it is possible for us to attain such perfect enlightenment ourselves, our whole sense of  meaning and our place in the universe immediately changes.  To be open to the possibility is to be a spiritual seeker, no matter what our religion.  Enlightenment is not meant to be an object of religious faith.  It is an evolutionary goal…
~ Robert Thurman

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No one saves us by but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
~ Buddha

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To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
~ Buddha

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According to Vedanta, there are only two symptoms of enlightenment, just two indications that a transformation is taking place within you toward a higher consciousness. The first symptom is that you stop worrying. Things don’t bother you anymore. You become light hearted and full of joy. The second symptom is that you encounter more and more meaningful coincidences in your life, more and more synchronicities. And this accelerates to the point where you actually experience the miraculous.
~ Deepak Chopra

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Enlightenment takes place when one lets his innocence emerge and sees nature and life with a childlike awe and respect. The ‘why’ of a child is repeated over and over, causing questions and the never-ending process of discovery.
~ Charles DuBack

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If I could define enlightenment briefly I would say it is ‘the quiet acceptance of what is’.
~ Wayne Dyer

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The the illuminated mind the whole world sparkles with light.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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There is no enlightenment outside of daily life.
~ Thich Nhat Hanh

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Enlightenment is not imagining figures of light, but making the darkness conscious.
~ Carl Jung

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The words that enlighten the soul are more precious than jewels.
~ Hazrat Inayat Khan

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He who knows others is wise; he who knows himself is enlightened.
~ Lao Tzu

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

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Zen has no gates. The purpose of Buddha's words is to enlighten others. Therefore Zen should be gateless. But, how does one pass through the gateless gate?
~ Mumon

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Before enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment; chop wood, carry water.
~ Zen Proverb

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Unity is divinity, purity is enlightenment.
~ Sathya Sai Baba

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Enlightenment is the journey back from the head to the heart.
~ Ravi Shankar

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Enlightenment is very possible for the ordinary individual. Actually, it is easier than for someone who thinks that they are special.
~ Ravi Shankar

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Nonresistance, nonjudgment, and nonattachment are the three aspects of true freedom and enlightened living.
~ Eckhart Tolle

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The word enlightenment conjures up the idea of some superhuman accomplishment, and the ego likes to keep it that way, but it is simply your natural state of felt oneness with Being.
~ Eckhart Tolle

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True greatness consists in the use of a powerful understanding to enlighten oneself and others.
~ Voltaire

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