Remembrance

  • “It is important to remember the Important”

 

  • “Constant remembrance has great power. But if remembering is a burden, then complete and constant forgetfulness is equally good. In fact, better.”

 

  • “Remembering is difficult. Forgetting is even more difficult. Great if you can’t remember; simply forget.”

 

  • “In essential awareness, there is a forgetting of the inessential. A telling sign of awareness is an inability to remember the inessential.”

 

  • “What is right action? That which comes out of a joyful remembrance of the Real. Or, from a painful experience of separation from the Real.”

 

  • “I may take time to remember it, but I cannot lose it. I may not see it, yet it is not being lost. I may remember or not, what is there is there.”

 

  • “Wait not for clarity,wait not for purity. Wait not for the right day. Remember your real nature now, as you are Remember, with all your stains.”

 

  • “We are not evil. We’re just forgetful. In moments of remembrance,create reminders that will not allow you to forget. Teaching is reminding.”

 

  • “Every desire is ultimately a desire of the Ultimate. Desire is essentially attempted self-remembrance in a delusion of forgetfulness.”

 

  • “Self-awareness is just self-remembrance.”

 

  • “Just remember that ‘I forget’. Don’t ask, ‘Why do I forget?’ That is all. Never allow yourself to feel that ‘All is Well’. Then you would forget that you have forgotten. You being what you are, how can anything be well?”

 

  • “Remember what you already know?”

 

  • “Remembering by mind is remembrance. Real remembrance is going close to the centre, this is divine forgetfulness.”

 

  • “All desires originate from forgetting that I ALREADY have it. Only in Attention I feel complete,remembering who I am and what I already have”

 

  • “Remember by Heart, and let the memory forget.”

 

  • “Just remember that you forget.”

 

  • “Constant remembrance has great power. But if remembering is a burden, then complete and constant forgetfulness is equally good. In fact, better.”

 

  • “All inner development is just a process of re-remembering.”

 

  • “In essential awareness, there is a forgetting of the inessential. A telling sign of awareness is an inability to remember the inessential.”

 

  • “You have forgotten the key to yourself.”

 

  • “You are afraid because you have forgotten.”

 

  • “All learning is recalling.”

 

  • “Without a memory of your intrinsic richness, why would you beg so much?

    Without having a faint remembrance of what it means to be full, why would you chase fullness so much?

    So, it’s strange, you beg because you know that your nature is richness; but the more you beg, the more you prove to yourself that you are not rich.”

 

  • “In remembering anything, remember what you are forgetting.”

 

  • “When you remember that to which the intellect gives importance, that is when you forget That to which existence gives importance.”

 

  • “When you remember that to which ‘you’ give importance, then you forget that which is really important.”

 

  • “Whenever something becomes important to you, ask yourself, ‘What am I forgetting?’”

 

  • “To know hearing as hearing, is listening. To know Seeing, as seeing, is seeing. If you can know that, then you won’t have any hopes left from what you have ‘heard’ just now. And you will have to forget these words, and if you can forget these words, that is the beginning of remembrance.”

 

  • “You don’t forget. You never forget. You remember too much. Remembering too much is called forgetting. When you remember too much of this and that, then obviously you will forget the essential.”

 

  • “If something is false, what is the point in remembering it? What is the point in interpreting it? If something is false, it by definition does not exist, it by definition has to be forgotten.”

 

  • “Realising the One, remembering the One simply means that you remain the One.”

 

  • “Practice is just remembrance.”

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These quotes have come from talks and writings of Acharya Prashant

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