Creator male female

What gender is the Spirit, the Ultimate Reality, the Creator, God or whatever else you call it? I used the word it so as not to prejudge the situation. In Persian we do not have he she or other gender based language constructs. So whenever I have asked the gender of God from people who […]

The greatest enemy

Paramahansa Yoganada writes in his book, “Man’s Eternal Quest:” “The greatest of all enemies of man is himself.” He continues that more than anything else we should fear ourselves when we are wrong. And as A Course in Miracles tells us we live in a world of illusions. We are constantly wrong when we are […]

Quotes from Hildegard of Bingen

Hildegard of Bingen was a mystic of the twelfth century. She has been called an “ideal model of the liberated woman” and “a Renaissance woman several centuries before the Renaissance.” Here are some quotes from her writing which help elucidate “A Course in Miracles.” I have bolded the relevant segments: I, the highest and fiery […]

Tao Te Ching quotes

I have quoted the first chapter of Tao Te Ching a few times already. I believe that different wisdom books like the Tao Te Ching, I ching, Gita, A Course in Miracles and so on all complement each other. So here are a few quotes to complement the ACIM workbook: When a person is alive, […]

Meister Eckhart quotes

Meister Eckhart quotes relate to ACIM: Meister Eckhart was a true renaissance person who lived before the beginning of the main renaissance. He lived between about 1260 to 1329 and was a mystic, feminist, philosopher, preacher, theologian, administrator, poet, spiritual genius and of course he was declared a heretic. Unfortunately whereas Islam and Judaism tended […]

Paramahansa Yogananda Quotes

Paramahansa Yogananda is famous for having written Autobiography of a Yogi and was the person who introduced the West to Kria Yoga. He started the Self Realization Fellowship organization. The SRF has a few Ashrams (temples) in Southern California as well as other parts of the USA. He was truly an enlightened person whom many […]