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That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
- Swami Vivekananda

The will is not free – it is a phenomenon bound by cause and effect – but there is something behind the will which is free.
- Swami Vivekananda

If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished.
- Swami Vivekananda

External nature is only internal nature writ large.
- Swami Vivekananda

In one word, this ideal is that you are divine.
- Swami Vivekananda

As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to God.
- Swami Vivekananda

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
- Swami Vivekananda

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success, that is [the] way great spiritual giants are produced.
- Swami Vivekananda

He is born in vain, who having attained the human birth, so difficult to get, does not attempt to realise God in this very life.
- Ramakrishna

Tao’s 95th Birthday Party

Tao Porchon-Lynch at her 95th Birthday Bash

THE BUZZ: On Sunday, August 11th, 2013, I attended the 95th Birthday party for yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch. It was held at the Taj Palace Restaurant in White Plains, NY.