Quotes on Religions
Religion and Devotion
There is only one religion, the
religion of Love;
There is only one language, the language of the Heart;
There is only one caste, the caste of Humanity;
There is only one law, the law of Karma;
There is only one God, He is Omnipresent.
True devotion must not get dispirited; nor elated or satisfied
with lesser gains; it must fight against failure, loss, calumny,
calamity, ridicule and against egoism and pride, impatience and
Let the different faiths
exist, let them flourish, let the glory of God be sung in all
languages in a variety of tunes. That should be the ideal.
Respect the differences between the faiths and recognize them as
valid so far as they do not extinguish the flame of unity.
Should each person live the
ideals propounded by the founders of his religion, unaffected by
greed or hate, then the world will be a happy and peaceful
habitation for man.
In spiritual terms all of
mankind belongs to one and the same class, race, and religion.
The followers of each
religion call upon One God who is omnipresent and listens to
their prayers, be they from any race or whatever language they
speak; but it is the same God who confers happiness on all of
mankind. No religion has a separate God showering grace only on
those who profess to abide by that faith.
There is only one God, one Goal, one Law, one Truth, one Religion
and one Reason.
Be like the lions in the spiritual field, rule over the forest of
the senses and roam fearlessly with full faith in victory.
Reach the point where churches, temples, mosques do not matter,
where all roads end, from where all roads run.
Honor all religions. Each is a pathway to God. That is the right
way of life.
Devotion has to be unintermittent, uninterrupted, like the flow of
oil from one vessel to another.
Nations are many, but Earth is one;
Beings are many, but Breath is one;
Stars are many, but Sky is one;
Oceans are many, but Water is one;
Religions are many, but God is one;
Jewels are many, but Gold is one;
Appearances are many, but Reality is One.
God will not ask you when and where you did service? He will ask,
with what motive did you do it? What was the intention that
prompted you? You may weigh the service and boast of its quantity.
But God seeks quality - the quality of heart, the purity of mind,
the holiness of motive.
Spend a few minutes every morning and evening in the Silence of
your own shrine or home; spend them with the highest of all the
Powers that you know of. Be in His elevating and Inspiring
company; worship Him mentally; offer unto Him all the work you do;
you will come out of the silence nobler and more heroic than when
you went in.
The mind carries the divine principle (the light of love) and
conveys it to all who contact it.
God is the mother and father of the world.
Our parents are the mother and father of this body.
God is one; there are not many Gods, one for each tribe among men.
Man can realize his mission on the earth only when he knows
himself as Divine and when he reveres all others as Divine.
Let the different faiths exist.
Let them flourish and
Let the glory of God be sung
In all the languages of the world
And in a variety of tunes.
Respect the differences between the faiths
And recognise them as valid
As long as they do not extinguish
The flame of unity.