Mahavatar Babaji

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Everything on earth is of mixed character, like a mingling of sand and sugar. Be like the wise ant which seizes only the sugar, and leaves the sand untouched.

Mahavatar Babaji (unknown – 1935); is the name given to an Indian saint and yogi by Lahiri Mahasaya and several of his disciples, who reported meeting him between 1861 and 1935. According to the autobiography of his disciple Paramahansa Yogananda, he claimed to have been born 30 November 203 CE, and resided for hundreds of years in the remote Himalayan regions of India.

Quotes[edit]

Autobiography of a Yogi (1946)[edit]

Quotes of Mahavatar Babaji from Autobiography of a Yogi (1946) by Paramahansa Yogananda
  • Even in the world, the yogi who faithfully discharges his responsibilities, without personal motive or attachment, treads the sure path of enlightenment.
    • Ch. 26 : Babaji's Interest in the West
  • For the faults of the many, judge not the whole. Everything on earth is of mixed character, like a mingling of sand and sugar. Be like the wise ant which seizes only the sugar, and leaves the sand untouched.
    • Ch. 26 : Babaji's Interest in the West
  • Few mortals know that the kingdom of God includes the kingdom of mundane fulfillments. … The divine realm extends to the earthly; but the later, illusory in nature, does not contain the essence of Reality.
    • Ch. 34 : Materializing a Palace in the Himalayas


Disputed[edit]

  • I only came here to give.
    If you come to doubt, I'll give you every reason to doubt. If you come suspicious, I'll give you every reason to be suspicious. But if you come seeking Love, I'll show you more love than you've ever known.

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