Quotes from Maharajji

Here is a selection of 108 Quotes of things said by Maharajji according to 'Miracle of Love', in alphabetical order. See page numbers for personal reference.

# Quote from 'Miracle of Love' (1979) Section Page#
1 A saint never accepts money. About Money 221
2 All is God's will, but Maya prevents you from knowing it's all God's will. He gave us eyes, ears, nose, mouth. But He also gave us wisdom to use them to attain God. Sadhana 334
3 All religions are the same, they all lead to God. God is everybody... The same blood flows through us all, the arms, the legs, the heart, all are the same. See no difference, see all the same. Sadhana 354
4 All the money in the world is mine. Even the money in America. About Money 223
5 All women are mothers and sisters, and all men fathers and brothers in God's family. The Family Man 273
6 As long as the time does not arrive, one cannot die. The Great Escape 394
7 Ask God or Hanuman. I'm just an ordinary being. I can do nothing. God Does Everything 142
8 Attachment is the strongest block to realization. Maharajji's Teachings: About Attachment 191
9 Change is the way of the world, and if in this Kali Yuga (Dark Age) it has to go this way, let it go. Unless you are the Lord, you can't stop it anyway, so why berate it? God Does Everything 140
10 Christ died for truth. About Truth 199
11 Cleanse the mirror of your heart, and you will see God. About Anger and Love 259
12 Clear the mind of all worldly things. If you can't control your mind, how will you realize God? About Meditation and Service 239
13 Clinging to money is a lack of faith in God. About Money 219
14 See God in everyone. It is deception to teach by individual differences and karma. Under Maharajji's Blanket 62
15 Due to individual karma, people must be sent away from a saint. How this is done varies. When the time for the association ends, the separation must occur. Jao 377
16 Even if a person hurts you, give him love. The worst punishment is to throw someone out of your heart. About Anger and Love 259
17 The body passes away. Everything is impermanent except the love of God. The Great Escape 394
18 Everywhere I look I see only Ram, and that's why I'm always honoring everything. Hanuman 371
19 For a sadhu to stay in one place means trouble. A moving yogi, and a moving river... impurities and sediments and filth can never settle there. If I stay here, attachment will form. Like the Wind 266
20 Forgiveness is the greatest weapon, because a saint so armed is unperturbable...he can give up anger immediately. About Anger and Love 256
21 Give up money, and all wealth is yours. About Money 219
22 God will give you everything you need for your spiritual development. Hold on to nothing. Maharajji's Teachings: About Attachment 197
23 This world is all attachment. Yet you get worried because you are attached. Maharajji's Teachings: About Attachment 191
24 He was crucified so that his spirit could spread throughout the world. He sacrificed his body for the dharma. He never died, he never died. He is Atman (the Soul), living in the hearts of all. Sadhana 353
25 I am everybody's guru. God Does Everything 143
26 I am here and I am in America. Whoever remembers me, I go to. Key To The Mind 114
27 I am in the world but not concerned with the world. I am going through the marketplace, but not as a purchaser. ~Maharajji quoting Kabir Maharajji's Teachings: About Attachment 193
28 I am the father of the world. The whole world is my child. God Does Everything 142
29 I could have been such a great saint if I weren't so compassionate. About Anger and Love 261
30 I could not get angry with you, even in a dream. About Anger and Love 252
31 I do nothing. God does everything. Hanuman 371
32 I don't want anything. I exist only to serve others. Maharajji's Teachings: About Attachment 194
33 I have no powers. I don't know anything. God Does Everything 130
34 I will never allow one of my people to escape from me. Jao 377
35 If the clay in a pot is unbaked, then when the pot breaks, the clay is reused. But if the pot is baked, then when it breaks, it is thrown away. Maharajji's Teachings: About Attachment 191
36 If you are free of attachment, you will lead a simple life in a simple environment. Maharajji's Teachings: About Attachment 197
37 You should love everyone as God, and love each other. If you cannot love each other, you cannot achieve your goal. About Anger and Love 259
38 If you desire a mango at the moment of death, you'll be born an insect. If you even desire the next breath, you will take birth again. Maharajji's Teachings: About Attachment 191
39 If you do not make it empty, how will you fill it up again? Maharajji's Teachings: About Attachment 191
40 If you have a toothache, you do what you do, but the mind remains on the tooth. Maharajji's Teachings: About Attachment 197
41 If you have enough faith, you can give up money and possessions. God will give you everything you need for your spiritual development. About Money 208
42 If you want to see God, kill desires. Desires are in the mind. When you have a desire for something, don't act on it and it will go away. If you desire to drink this cup of tea, don't, and the desire for it will fall away." Maharajji's Teachings: About Attachment 191
43 If your kundalini (spinal energy) awakens, you can go to America without a plane. Embodied Spirit 177
44 Devotion to God is an addiction that lasts all the time. About Drugs 227
45 India is a golden bird. It is a country of rishis and saints. God Does Everything 140
46 It doesn't matter if you are married or not, it only matters how much you love God. Maharajji's Teachings: About Attachment 196
47 It is not necessary to meet your guru on the physical plane. The guru is not external. Sadhana 329
48 It's better to see God in everything than to try to figure it out. Maharajji's Teachings: About Attachment 197
49 Just as you filter water, have a working knowledge of Gurus. Sadhana 348
50 Keep God in your heart like you keep money in a safe. Sadhana 334
51 Keep me in your heart. About Anger and Love 261
52 Kumbhak (retention of breath) can be attained through bhakti (devotion) also. When the emotion reaches climax, the breath stops and the mind becomes fixed. About Anger and Love 259
53 Kundalini rests below the navel. It can be raised by the Guru's grace, by the gentle, simple touch of the Guru's hand. About Meditation and Service 246
54 Love all men as God, even if they hurt you or shame you. Be like Gandhi and Christ. About Anger and Love 261
55 Love is the strongest medicine. It is more powerful than electricity. About Anger and Love 260
56 Love the poor. Serve them. Give everything to the poor, even your clothing. Give it all away. Jesus gave away all, including His body. Maharajji's Teachings: About Attachment 197
57 LSD allows you to come into the room and pranam to Christ, but after two hours you must leave. The best medicine is to love Christ. About Drugs 231
58 Lust, Greed, Anger, Attachment - hese are all paths to hell. Maharajji's Teachings: About Attachment 191
59 "Ma, what am I to do - there is no eye that can follow me. No one knows me, no one understands me. What am I to do?" (Said four days before He left His body) God Does Everything 131
60 The person close to me can be scolded. About Anger and Love 252
61 Marriage is more attachment. You need more devotion and discipline to have union with God when you are married. Maharajji's Teachings: About Attachment 192
62 Meditate to raise the kundalini. Think about God; it will go right up. About Meditation and Service 242
63 Meditation is good, one can attain a pure mind by one-pointedness and detachment. Meditate upon one point and you will know God. About Meditation and Service 239
64 Money brings anxieties. About Money 220
65 Money is an obstacle. One in communion with God needs no money. About Money 214
66 Money is never a problem. The difficulty is in the correct use of it. Lakhs and crores (large amounts) of rupees would come easily if they were going to be put to wise use. About Money 212
67 Money should be used to help others. About Money 217
68 Never hurt another's heart. About Anger and Love 259
69 Everyone is a reflection of my face. Sadhana 355
70 People are quick to take a chapatti, but slow to take the name of God. Sadhana 339
71 Saints and birds don't collect. Saints give away what they have. Maharajji's Teachings: About Attachment 191
72 Christ and Hanuman saw all women as the Mother. You have to understand the Mother to realize God. Krishna Play 295
73 See all women as mothers, serve them as your mother. When you see the entire world as the mother, the ego falls away. Krishna Play 295
74 Serve as Hanuman served. Hanuman 361
75 Serve the poor and remember God. You become one with Christ. About Meditation and Service 247
76 Temples are but piles of stones. Attachment holds you back. Maharajji's Teachings: About Attachment 194
77 The best form to worship God is every form. Sadhana 355
78 The best service you can do is to keep your thoughts on God. Keep God in mind every minute. Sadhana 334
79 The eyes of a saint are always concentrated on the supreme self. The minute he is aware of himself, sainthood is lost. Sadhana 347
80 The great sadhus don't have a human body. They are omnipresent. If a saint changes form, he doesn't necessarily have to take on a human body. The soul is the small form and the human body is the huge form. Embodied Spirit 183
81 The guru must know everything about you. Key To The Mind 105
82 The heart never grows old. About Anger and Love 258
83 The mind should always be engaged in work. About Meditation and Service 248
84 All action is prayer. All trees are desire-fulfilling. All water is the Ganga, all land is Varanasi. Love everything. Sadhana 345
85 The whole universe is your home. All are your family. The Family Man 273
86 To see God, you must have special eyes. Otherwise you cannot bear the shock. About Meditation and Service 242
87 Total truth is necessary. You must live by what you say. About Truth 199
88 Truth is the most difficult tapasya. Men will hate you for telling the truth. They will call you names. They may even kill you, but you must tell the truth. If you live in truth, God will always stand with you. About Truth 199
89 Whatever may be guru - he may be a lunatic or a common person. Once you have accepted him, he is the lord of lords. Sadhana 329
90 When a man has reached the point where he can sit in meditation for six months, there is no need of eating, no need of latrine or of rest. Only one drop of amrit nectar from the top of the head to the body keeps him alive. If a tiger eats that body there is no care, but only when the life comes back to the body will there be pain. Sadhana 328
91 When asked how the heart could be purified, Maharajji said, "Always speak the truth." About Truth 200
92 He was one with all beings and He had great love for all in the world. He was one with God. Sadhana 353
93 Whoever works for God, his work will be done by itself. About Meditation and Service 248
94 Why are you with such ego? One of these days you will have to leave this world and become one with the Earth. ~Maharajji quoting Kabir The Great Escape 394
95 With desires, Hatha yoga does not work. Today no one really knows Hatha yoga. It can't work through books. They used to fast and use herbs. Sadhana 328
96 I send people away because attachment happens both ways. Jao 377
97 Work is God. Work is worship. About Meditation and Service 248
98 One should not talk of things which were not of any benefit to anyone and, if it is difficult to believe, it should not be said at all. tbd tbd
99 Worldly people go outward, but you must go inward like the tortoise, withdrawing within your shell. About Meditation and Service 239
100 When people think of me, I am with them. Afterward 410
101 You can leave me. I won't leave you. Once I catch hold of you, I don't let go. Afterward 407
102 You can't realize God if you see differences. Learn to find the love within. Sadhana 355
103 You get wisdom from suffering. You are alone with God when you are sick, in the cremation ground or hospital. You call on God when you suffer. The Stick That Heals 159
104 You must accept everyone and see in them the Lord. There is no other need for a saint. Sadhana 355
105 You must accept the teachings of Christ and follow them. Christ said to be like a little child - never think or speak anything that could harm anyone. Sadhana 353
106 You must honor Shiva through love. Ram and Shiva are the same. Ram worshipped Shiva, Shiva worshipped Ram, they are only one. Sadhana 354
107 You should do your work, be friendly to everyone, and never quarrel with anyone. People who are jealous of you will oppose you in various ways but do not take it to heart. Do your work like a great hero and all will be well for you. tbd tbd
108 You should not talk about your wealth, wife, or sadhana or they will go away. God Does Everything 132

The original table was from the initial neemkarolibaba.com site, begun in 1999.
Using additional quotes from "Miracle of Love", on Feb 1, 2021, this table was expanded from 52 quotes to 108.