Weekly Words of Wisdom From Swami Satchidananda
- There is Nothing Good or Bad Outside
"One brother says, `Whenever I come back
to my home, I feel that I am in heaven.'
If you ask another brother, he may say the
opposite: `Whenever I come home, I feel I
am in hell.' Why should the same house seem
like hell and heaven to two different people?
It is in their thoughts and attitudes.
According to their mind and their approach
to the world, things seem good or bad. There
is nothing good or bad outside, it is according
to our approach that we see the world the way
we do. When I say approach, I mean according
to the coloring of our minds. So the color must
be removed from the mind, and that is the aim
of Yoga. If the mind has no color at all, if it
becomes pure; then you radiate pure light.
"God bless you. Om Shanthi, Shanthi, Shanthi."
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