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243 Mooji Quotes That Are Deep And Inspiring

243 Mooji Quotes That Are Deep And Inspiring

If you're looking for some deep and inspiring quotes, look no further than Mooji.

Mooji is a spiritual teacher from Jamaica who has a lot of wisdom to share with the world.

He is the author of several books, including “Before I Am” and “An Invitation to Freedom.”

Mooji also has an amazing YouTube channel with over 700,000 subscribers where he has a lot of great advice for living a happy and fulfilling life.

His wise wisdom will change how you see life and the world around you.

In this blog post, we have compiled the best Mooji quotes for you to enjoy!

Let's get started.

Mooji Quotes That Will Inspire You

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1. “When you are free, all who come in contact with you will be blessed. Some may run away, but still they run away blessed.”

2. “When a thought is powerful, it is because it has a lot of belief in it… At a certain point, thoughts become irrelevant.”

3. “This is the great opportunity of having the human form, because in this form you may have come to know the formless. Go beyond the sorrows of this world, you are freedom itself. Your nature is eternal, know this and be happy.”

4. “Welcome the One that has kissed you from within. It is from inside everything comes.”

5. “You are the knower of knowledge; you perceive perceiving. Come to this place, and see if any questions remain there within you.”

6. “Something is aware of even the energy of confusion inside of you. There is no need to get unconfused. Leave it – it will pass.”

7. “You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy.”

8. “Don't expect life to be perfect. Leave room for the unexpected. Like this, disappointment will not be your regular visitor.”

9. “Don't try to change the world. First, change yourself or rather, your self-perception, and you find the world automatically corresponding to the level of your understanding. You will find that it has always been you who set the pace and depth of your experience by recognizing and honoring your true nature.”

10. “There is no need to believe or disbelieve your thoughts – just don't enter anything. They don't distract you – you get distracted. Nothing exists in itself as a distraction – it is you who get distracted. Why?”

11. “If you make human company too important you will not discover your true Self. Relationships not based in truth are never entirely reliable and are rarely enduring.”

12. “The ones who will trouble you most, are the ones who feel they know you because every time they limit you to their projections of who you are or are supposed to be.”

13. “You don't know how things are going to work out. Don't make premature conclusions.”

14. “You are here. You are not the one who will go and come. Let what you're suffering from go and come, not you. You stay put.”

15. “The Self cannot leave You. Awareness cannot leave You. Everything else will leave You. But Awareness is what You Are.”

16. “Observe and gradually you will come to see that all existence is occurring in empty awareness.”

17. “Keeping quiet means being without any techniques, effort or intention to meditate… not following the thought stream.”

18. “Everything takes you back to yourself. When you get there, you know you never left. You only dreamt you left. You have never been other than that. You are only dreaming due to the idea of ‘I am the body.'”

19. “You are eternally yourself. The rest is only a dream. This is why it is called awakening.”

20. “We are identifying with what is passing so fear comes. We are trying to make steady and permanent what is by nature impermanent.”

21. “The one who is free is not expecting anything at all. They are one with the unfolding stream of life.”

22. “There is a way to again be in real time with the universe, but it is not through force, imagination or manipulation. It is by finding your true Self. When you do, you will not need to manipulate life, it will simply flow.”

23. “Never assume that you have attained truth. Don't make any claim to knowledge. Form no conclusion or evaluation concerning truth. The minute you do, your downfall is assured. Whenever you imagine you know something, you cease being open to the living exploration. You have closed a door and cut off the oxygen to the breathing truth.”

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24. “God can never be close. God can never be close because it would mean that there is some place where God is not. God is infinite. We cannot exist outside of the infinite. Therefore, God is our Reality.”

25. “Every thought, every emotion is only a tourist, and I am not a hotel. Let them come and let them go.”

26. “Actually, being what you are is the simplest. What is difficult is to stop being what you are not.”

27. “I don't tell you what you should do or not do; I only show you who you are – the timeless and unchanging awareness. When this is firmly established inside you, your life will unfold spontaneously and joyously.”

28. “Let it be whatever it will be. Give up trying to manipulate. This is Freedom.”

29. “You are the light of consciousness and also the witness of this light. You are pure awareness.”

30. “I am not telling you, you are good enough. I am telling you, you are complete and perfect before even the birth of time.”

31. “All the ups and downs are grace in different wrappings, sent to refine consciousness. Say thanks to them all.”

32. “Leave everything for one moment, in unending time and just be. This is the majesty of Being”

33. “Bless everything in existence with your entire being and immediately you recognise your inner state of completeness and harmony.”

34. “We are the space in which thoughts appear, play, and dissolve like clouds drifting in the infinite sky.”

35. “The consciousness and life force do what they want… one minute they put energy to repairing the damaged wing of a butterfly and the next minute they send a whole town crushing with tremendous force… who can work it out?”

36. “Don't be too quick to interpret the moment. Just keep quiet. My encouragement would always be: never think anything is against you, everything is a blessing. Why should it be different? Just be quiet. Let it all work itself out.”

37. “Your self-image is as ephemeral as the play of light dancing on the surface of the water.”

38. “Your mantra is thank you. Just keep saying thank you. Don't explain. Don't complain. Just say thank you. Say thank you to existence.” *

39. “You are not merely the body; you are 100% Pure Being. But you must find this out for yourself. It must become your own discovery, happening in your innermost being.”

40. “There is a mystery within all beings bursting to reveal itself, in the ones who become quiet enough to discover it.”

41. “A thought may arise: ‘It's okay now, but it's going to be different when I step out the door'. Already you are anticipating your downfall. Recognise these as just thoughts. You can just watch them, feel their pull yet observe them as a movement in consciousness. Stay put as formless awareness.”

42. “Something brought you here. Trust that it will satisfy its own intention to take you Home.”

43. “If you are a person this world will seem full of persons. When you are the being you will not feel bound. You will know every being, look in the eyes of every being, and you know, you will recognize yourself. These things are not poetry. They are simple truths. You will experience them. In your heart they will be confirmed.”

44. “Step into the fire of self-discovery. This fire will not burn you, it will only burn what you are not.”

45. “For those whose heart and whose attention is immersed in the truth, they don't need to have to worry.”

46. “You don't have to transcend something that you have no interest in… it may come but it finds no food.”

Mooji Quotes For Focusing In The Present Moment 

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47. “That which is revealed when thoughts are absent is also here when thoughts are present.”

48. “Once you are present in the Energyfield of Self-discovery, it's like you are a piece of ice in warm water. The warm water is the Self. The ice is the mind. The warm water is not fighting with the ice. The ice can not resist the melting. It is a natural and fatal attraction.”

49. “Awareness cannot be at the end of a process because the very striving, and the process itself, is arising and appearing in the Awareness which is timelessly present.”

50. “There is a mystery within all beings bursting to reveal itself, in the ones who become quiet enough to discover it. In this discovery a benevolent force shines spontaneously from your presence towards all beings, and this light cannot help but illuminate the world.”

51. “If you give yourself one complete minute of focused presence, to simply stop; even to listen to your heart beating, it will take you out of your head and introduce you to the moment which is complete in itself. It is not on the way to another moment.”

52. “Don't play ping-pong with your mind. Simply stay as the detached witnessing presence. Observe that when left alone, [the] mind calms down by itself. Don't wait for this to happen. Just stay as the unmixed presence. Perceive without interest or identity. Stay as the Self.”

53. “When attention and presence become one, the world that is moving outside takes on the fragrance of that unity.”

54. “Focus your mind on ‘I Am', which is pure and simple being. You are Here and Now only. Contemplate what it is to be fully ‘Here' and fully ‘Now'. For this you must leave all else. Stay only as here-now Conscious presence. This is Heart. This is Self.”

55. “When the attention rests inside, automatically the mental noise subsides and Presence alone prevails.”

56. “Questions appear real for as long as you consider yourself to be a person. When you realize you are the impersonal presence, all questions vanish.”

57. “Be in the ‘now' and not in the ‘and then'. Like this, watch all suffering dissolve in the light of pure presence.”

58. “Listen soberly: Just be ‘I Am'; just stay here! … There's nothing that can stop you from following this simple advice.”

Short Mooji Quotes

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59. “When you don't want to be interesting, you are free.”

60. “Our illness is often our healing.”

61. “Don't try and save yourself. The self that is trying to be saved is not you.”

62. “Feelings are just visitors, let them come and go.”

63. “Mind is there, in front of you. Don't log in.”

64. “You are the unchanging manifesting as the changefulness”

65. “It's not what the mind says. It's how seriously it is taken.”

66. “Stop and sink into this timeless moment!”

67. “When you can bear your own silence, you are free.”

68. “Be willing that any feeling can visit your house.”

69. “Whatever comes, don't push it away. When it goes, do not grieve.”

70. “The nature of illusion is that, when you see through it, it disappears.”

71. “The operation of consciousness has created the ‘apparition' called ‘me'.”

72. “The place you are looking for is the place from which you are looking.”

73. “Stay faithful to your own discovery, leave the rest and life will take care of it.”

74. “If you are curious, you will learn. If you are desperate, you will discover.”

75. “I don't have a future therefore I am supremely happy.”

76. “You are the somewhere you are trying to get to.”

77. “It takes a lot of energy to be a person. It takes no energy to be yourself.”

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78. “The world is full of Buddhas but they're sleeping.”

79. “The best mantra is ‘thank you'.”

80. “You cannot be anything that you point to.”

81. “All experiences come and go. What witnesses experiencing itself?”

82. “Taking time to discover yourself is the best use of time. Prioritize this.”

83. “Face your fears and stop allowing the mind to hold you captive.”

84. “Throw everything away, forget about it all!”

85. “Attempting to identify with the source is an idea. You are already that.”

86. “Freedom is to be free of attachments, and the main attachment is to the ‘I'-self.”

87. “When the raindrop touches the ocean, can it tell a story.”

88. “Out of the formless the forms appear.”

89. “You need nothing to be happy – you need something to be sad.”

90. “Your urge to control life controls you.”

91. “Pay attention to that which sees the mind.”

92. “stillness which is here by itself”

Mooji Quotes That Will Get You Thinking Deep

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93. “When you have no intention then you have no tension! Be flexible.”

94. “Find that place which is effortlessly at rest within itself. Be there-be one with that.”

95. “You ask, ‘How to live my life?' But with the question you are suffocating life itself, for life is spontaneity.”

96. “There are no garments. There's no undressing now. There's nothing at all.”

97. “The ocean does not require that the waves are still to be more ocean-like.”

98. “Consciousness shakes off the littleness of being and finds the infinite space in which all things have a place. Be in your universality.”

99. “When one is genuinely ready, Truth finds a way to introduce itself inside the heart and ends the feeling of separation.”

100. “Learn to keep quiet in your heart and trust that it is the Universal power, that is unfolding this body and this body's existence and not your mind.”

101. “So vast is that Being that there's enough room for every sensation to have its momentary play.”

102. “Attention pays attention to a lot of things, but when attention pays attention to attention, then there is a stillness, and that stillness introduces you to your Self.”

103. “When you see what is not real, this laughter comes”

104. “Each contact is an opportunity for your own unique satsang with your Self, not in some strained or contrived way, but by keeping your mind inside your Heart, by trusting the inner guru and by recognizing each moment as perfect in itself and by simply being your Self. This is the true and natural responsibility or rather ‘response-ability', the ability to respond effortlessly to the needs of the moment.”

105. “Live by the light of your own heart… but make sure this heart is silent and empty.”

106. “Everything is just now. Your existence is just now. Just timeless Now. All the rest is just a dream due to conditioning and memory.”

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107. “Leave your existence to existence, stop caring for yourself so much and let the universe care for you; it is the best mother.”

108. “Dying to your own attachments is a beautiful death. Because this death releases you into real life. You have to die as a seed to live as a tree.”

109. “If you take yourself to be the body and mind only, you will die! When you discover yourself as awareness, the fear of death will not trouble you any longer.”

110. “To change the world is not your mission. To change yourself is not your duty. To awaken to your true nature is your opportunity.”

111. “Marinate in your own being, grow in your wisdom, mature in understanding, be firm in your conviction, be strong in your Self.”

112. “There is an intuitive knowing within us that we are eternal but this gets covered over with the noise we create while identifying with the impermanent.”

113. “The Self is the one thing you can discover, not by travelling miles, but by being very still inside your own being and saying to the Supreme, Yes, absorb me.”

114. “Forget about trying to stabilize the personal sense of Self. It is inherently unstable. See that the Self watches this.”

115. “In the spiritual journey, you cannot be a wine taster, you have to become a drunk.”

116. “If you are not clear about who you are, what else can you be clear about?”

117. “Why are you shopping for shoes, when you can open your wings and fly?”

118. “Everything goes back into silence, and there is nobody there to assess the silence. Silence is not disturbed by thought or speech. Space is not affected by whatever appears in it. You are that. Stay in this imageless seeing.”

119. “The greatest healing would be to wake up from what we are not.”

120. “When you live guided by intuition rather than thought, your life dances like writing on water, fresh and untraceable.”

121. “If the ‘I am the doer' idea goes, then only I Am remains and that ‘I Am' has no religion.”

122. “Once you begin to recognize the divine gifts in life, you come to see that there are so many. Your life is abundant.”

Mooji Quotes On The Ego

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123. “The minute you say yes in your heart; your life goes on fire. This fire is very important. It will burn the forest of all duality. The forest of noise from your ego. This pull must awaken within you. It is the pull for truth. It doesn't have to report to your head. It is not something to understand. You come alive.”

124. “Life cannot be against you, for you are Life itself. Life can only seem to go against the ego's projections, which are rarely the truth.”

125. “When you're free of egoic will, your actions are the actions of the universe.”

126. “You want to be free as the ego, but you need to be free FROM the ego. To be free from it is to understand its unreality.”

127. “Being here really is just the invitation to rest as Being. There is nothing you have to do. It is not an invitation to become. You will not be scrutinized, your actions compared with those of others. Thats just unicorn food. Let your river flow as it pleases. Simply observe and recognise that all is unfolding spontaneously when that inner journalist- the ego, is exposed as a myth.”

128. “Ego is a ghost who is terrified of dying”

129. “It is not what the ego says, it is how much it is believed.”

130. “When one is without ego, one becomes immediately free of all personal judgements, and perceives life and the world with divine eyes and mind. Nothing is offensive to them and they remain in perfect serenity and peace always.”

Mooji Quotes About Surrendering

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131. “Surrender is not a weakness it is strength. It takes tremendous strength to surrender life to the supreme – to the cosmic unfolding.”

132. “We think there is a knowledge or practice or surrender is needed that will close an imagined or felt gap, and allow some kind of merging with the truth. This is an idea, a thought that will keep you searching forever for some blissful experience that will last – no experience lasts. Who is watching this? Don't try to imagine it. You will only create another concept an imagined object and a lot frustration. Just be that. – and don't expect it to be wow experience… don't expect it to be anything.”

133. “Surrender, let silence have you. Surrender to the source, surrender to awareness, this is the only place of protection. Surrender your heart and you will know all.”

134. “One should not excessively seek partners or friends, one should seek to know and be oneself. As you begin to awaken to the Truth, you start noticing how well life flows by itself and how well you are cared for. Life supports the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual needs of the one who is open to self-discovery. Trust opens your eyes to the recognition of this. Surrender allows you to merge in your own eternal being.”

135. “The greatest step towards a life of happiness and simplicity is to let go. Trust in the power that is already taking care of you spontaneously without effort.”

136. “You have all the power to stay in your neutrality, in the height of your being. When you observe with detachment, you enter and move into the field of presence. This is a higher altitude than the claustrophobic realm of personhood. This is the dimension of the real.”

137. “Don't expect anything from anybody, this is also a great freedom. Don't expect things to be different or people to be in service to you or your own life or projections. Feel gradually that natural feeling of detachment. Dont watch constantly with the eyes of relationship and past and so on. Stay faithful to your own discovery, leave the rest and life will take care of it.”

Mooji Quotes About The Mind

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138. “Mainly we obsess on fixing or pacifying the mind. I simply ask you to observe it from a place of neutrality.”

139. “Satsang is here to wash off the minds face and to reveal the face of God”

140. “When the mind adjusts to simply staying here, then that mind is not called mind any more. It's just Self. It's only ever Self.”

141. “Mind can come. All this world is minds. But something is not concerned with the calculating, interpreting tendency of the mind.”

142. “The whole point of all these conversations is to leave your mind empty, not full. If you go away with learning, you have missed the opportunity”

143. “You are the Master, the mind is your servant. That is the correct relationship.”

144. “Honor your seeing…digest your seeing…otherw ise it becomes just another thing you file away in the mind's department of philosophy…yo u're here for much more than knowledge…you are here for Self-discovery.”

145. “Everything is serving your awakening. And if you are genuinely seeking truth, you will be carried along even while you are still in a state of identity. The support is there until the very end of delusion. Keep this in your mind and heart.”

146. “Let the mind come as it wants; just you don't go with it. The greatest salesman in the world cannot sell you if you don't buy.”

147. “The seeing is instant. The recognition can be instant but it will take some time to stabilize the mind into the heart completely.”

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148. “Life is so much wiser and kinder than your mind imagines. Trust & Be Still.”

149. “If you do not trust life to unfold, the mind takes over and it becomes a game of strategy, motivated by anxiety. This mistrust is unfair. Life has given us so much, and yet we do not trust it.”

150. “If you are going to believe your mind every time resistance comes, you are going to be in a long standing relationship of avoidance and suffering.”

151. “It's not about mind-watching; but rather recognizing that which watches the mind.”

152. “Mind and body have taken the journey, but the real home place is your own heart. It is infinite and so wherever you go, you are always Home.”

153. “Within your own being is the only real there is. The teacher only reminds you of the appointment you have within your own being.”

154. Just as you wash your hands before eating, clear your mind before engaging with the world.

155. “The ways of the mind are ancient but your Self is timeless.”

156. “The final bridge to cross is to let go of the mind-created ‘spiritual' self. Burn that bridge behind you. Stay empty of self-image and cease looking back. Remain in the neutrality of being. That's it!”

157. “Your heart is the light of this world. Don't cover it with your mind.”

158. “O Lord…Let my knowing of you not just be in my mind, but fully alive inside my heart…remove ‘me'…let there be only you”

159. “You are already the Being, without any condition. Just stop believing the mind.”

160. “It is the conditioned mind that says, ‘I'm lost.' Let the mind be lost. Lose your mind. Lose your mind inside your heart.”

161. “The mind is like the wind. You're trying to stop the wind, dressed as a kite. How are you going to do it?”

162. “Don't let your mind see through your eyes.”

163. “Ignoring the mind is a beautiful sadhana. This is what many of the sages did. They ignored the mind out of existence. It loses its influence and its potency when it is ignored.”

Mooji Quotes About Peace 

164. “You already are, the peace you are looking for. Be still and know that”

165. “There can not be peace externally if you are not in peace.”

166. “You believe thoughts, therefore you become easily confused and so peace is hidden. Behind the screen of mind is the realm of unchanging awareness – silent, vast and perfect.”

167. “The peace that you are searching for is already inside your heart. We only need to be aware of it. It cannot be created. Peace was never created. It is the perfume of the living God, of truth.”

168. “The emptiness I speak about is not the emptiness the mind imagines. It is not blank. Your body can continue expressing in a natural way. Intelligence is there. Emotions can come. Everything can play, but inside there is total serenity and peace. No planning, no strategising, no personal identity is there. Just the space of pure being. It is what we are, but we dream and believe we are not.”

169. “Emotions and thoughts and sensations, they come and go. What is really ‘here' is you. Everything else is a tourist. Everything else is coming and going. You are the witness of the coming and going. Once you know that you are not the thing which is coming and going, peace will prevail inside your mind and heart.”

170. “Find the peace that does not need practice, because any peace that is merely an outcome of practise will collapse under stress.”

171. “In the land of “I know,” there is always competitiveness, jealousy, pretence, pride and arrogance. It is an aggressive realm – the realm of the ego. I say refuse citizenship. In the land of “I dont know,” the inhabitants move without conflict and are naturally quiet, happy and peaceful. The wise stay here.”

172. “There is a Silence that is totally impersonal. It is not the fruit of anybody's work. Peace is there, but there is no peacekeeper. This Peace is only known when the noise of the person is not present. In the absence of the ‘person' there are no distractions. Only the ever-pure Awareness prevails. The Ultimate is nobody's achievement at all.”

173. “There is a presence, a silence, a stillness which is here by itself. There is no doer of it, no creator of this stillness. It is simply here in you, with you. It is the fragrance of your own self. There is nothing to do about this, it is naturally present. This fragrance of peace, this spaciousness, it is the fragrance of your own being.”

Mooji Quotes About Love

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174. “Love lives inside the one who is free.”

175. “If you wish to find Love, don't look for the object of love but rather for the source of love. There you will find the Beloved.”

176. “Day by day become more and more intimate with the inner stillness, joy and love, which is the fragrance of your own pure heart.”

177. “Upon discovering truth, the natural love one has for oneself expands until it encompasses the whole world. This Love removes the ego.”

178. “Don't worry about anything at all. You are not here by accident. This form is just a costume for a while. But the one who is behind the costume, this one is eternal. You must know this. If you know this and trust this, you don't have to worry about anything. This world is so full of love. And your heart, your being, is so full of love, so full of peace. You don't have to go to someplace else to find peace. It is right where you are.”

179. “If you could look inside the Heart of any and every single human being, you would fall in love with them completely. If you see the inside as it really Is and not as your mind projects it to be, you would be so purely in love with the whole thing.”

180. “My love, leave behind all this fruitless thinking and come lay down here in the silence of Being.”

181. “Love, loves to love. It's nothing personal.”

182. “Say thank you to your inmost Being. Even if you cannot see at the moment what to say thank you for, keep on saying thank you. It will change the vibration inside and make you light and open and full of love, forgiveness and joy.”

183. “Blessings upon your mind and heart. Let openness, trust and love be your first response. This is the secret to everlasting joy, peace and contentment.”

Mooji Quotes About Joy

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184. “Don't be a storehouse of memories. Leave past, future and even present thoughts behind. Be a witness to life unfolding by itself. Be free of all attachments, fears and concerns by keeping your mind inside your own heart. Rest in being. Like this, your life is always fresh and imbued with pure joy and timeless presence. Be happy, wise and free.”

185. “There's no one there to understand, there's just understanding, which flourishes in you as peace, joy and contentment.”

186. “Trust your Heart. Value its intuition. Choose to let go of fear, and to open to the true and you will awaken to the freedom, clarity and joy of Being”

187. “The world cannot hold onto you, for the world is not sentient. The world doesn't have a mind nor does it have desires; it is only your mind's objectivisation. It is your own mind's play which imagines that an object-call it the mind or whatever-can hold onto you. It is the idea you have of who you are that is holding onto its own fearful projections as the mind. Leave all of this and remain as the pure, joyous Self.”

188. “Everything is passing … enjoy its momentariness”

189. “Live as though you don't exist; like you are two eyeballs floating in space with nothing behind them. No brain attached. Not even hair – Nothing.There is a place inside your own heart, inside your own being that knows the kind of seemingly foolish things I speak and it is totally thrilled to be reminded of this infinite expanse and infinite joy that it is. Find this place.”

190. “Beingness is just joy.”

191. “To be free from false identity and the hypnosis of conditioning is the biggest smile and joy you are going to feel in your life.”

192. “When you are free from delusion, you can enjoy illusion. Enjoy the dream but enjoy the dream being free.”

Wise Mooji Quotes

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193. “Go beyond everything. Don't collect anything. A king does not need to go shopping in his own kingdom. Nor does he beg. Remember, you are the inner reality-pure awareness only. All that arises are appearances in consciousness. Don't bother with all that. Rest only as the awareness. This is the secret.”

194. “You are learning too much, remembering too much, trying to hard relax a little bit, give life a chance to flow its own way, unassisted by your mind and effort. Stop directing the river's flow!”

195. “If I could give you only one advice, I would say: Don't identify with anything. Be completely empty – no one. Be no-body and see if you lose anything but delusion.”

196. “I am not a speaker nor a preacher. I have no mission to change the world. I have no original words or teaching to give anyone. I reflect only what I've seen and heard – most ordinary, very common. I have no fascination for fresh ideas and activity. All enthusiasm for worldly endeavours and strivings have all but gone. For me, thoughts, words and deeds- the activities of life, are merely the utensils for serving out the ‘prasad' of the Being-ness.”

197. “Some people know they are dreaming when they are asleep. You must also know you are dreaming when you wake-up. When you know you are dreaming when you wake up, then you are really waking up”

198. “Neutrality is the greatest resting place for perception, it is the hammock of the being. This is the most wonderful thing when your own senses become so empty of the ‘You' that you begin to see the harmony of existence and feel it within your own self.”

199. “Learn to leave things. If you don't have an interest in something, you don't need even to transcend it!”

200. “Don't expect anything from anybody, this is also a great freedom. Don't expect things to be different or people to be in service to you or your own life or projections.”

201. “At the end of the day, you can have something in your head, something in your hand, or something in your heart. What are you choosing?”

202. “Sometimes consciousness devises an obstacle in order to have the experience of transcending it.”

203. “If you sit down and just keep quiet…you are in the state of Self-Awareness. ..keeping quiet means being without any techniques, effort or intention to meditate…not following the thought stream…not pursuing the senses, no imagination…such an intense Self-focusing comes without any effort…then, by itself…out of nowhere, wisdom and insights come.”

204. “Self-Enquiry is not asking you to believe or to trust – it is putting a mirror in front of you and asking you to look. Enquiry is suited to many people in the West, because we are more mental. And it is very direct. So unsparing is its look that nothing can escape.”

205. “The game is not set. There are so many layers that it is being perceived on. As your own consciousness becomes more refined, the game changes.”

206. “Often one is more attached to the journey than to the discovery… because the journey happens in the mind… the discovery happens in the heart.”

207. “The Light of one human being who discovers the Truth has been lighting human existence for thousands of years. Such is the power of a human being who realizes the Truth of who they are.”

208. “You wake up each day from the dream; but to be free, you must also wake up from the waking state.”

209. “Wanting something to make you happy is a sure way to be miserable.”

210. “As far as the search for truth is concerned, 98% of our thinking is rubbish. The remaining 2% is garbage. Throw it all out and be empty! Truth cannot be caught by intellect alone – grace is needed.”

211. “How can you say you are peaceful if you are still identified with mind?”

212. “Let the world call you lazy for not running about like a frightened ghost. Just be quiet inside yourself. Don't bother about knowing how things should be and simply begin observing without prejudice, projections or desires. Notice how life flows of its own accord. Nothing here is a chaos, but a harmony. You are already inside this flow.”

213. “Giving energy to the mind, is like giving your neighbour a gun to shoot you with.”

214. “If you seek approval from others in this world, you will not know happiness.”

215. “Let the mind be as fiery as it can be; but don't identify. Don't panic. And see what happens.”

216. “When you drop all your ideas, fantasies and projections about who you are and what freedom is and remain completely empty, this is freedom.”

217. “Consciousness is the greatest movie-maker in the whole world.”

218. “All the mind-streams eventually flow into the One ocean Beingness. There are many pathways for the mind; there are no paths for the Heart, for the Heart is infinite and fills everything.”

219. “Be as though you don't exist. Let the bodily functions unfold, let thoughts come and go but don't follow them. Be only the awareness. Something is unplugged, but you are still fully here. Senses are functioning normally. This was never the trouble. The mind rises up as resistances and doubts but they are mere thoughts. Mind in its psychological aspect can come full power, but you are not to be a traffic policeman inside your own head.”

220. “No thought has any power. You have power. And when you identify and believe in the thought you give power to the thought.”

221. “Don't remind the world that it is sick and troubled. Remind it that it is beautiful and free.”

222. “The simplest aspect of self-enquiry is to just hold onto the sense I AM, the sense of Being. Keep the sense of “I” or “I AM” by itself. Everyone can do this exercise – it brings immediate results.”

223. “Let every thought come and hug you, but you don't hug anything. Then, gradually, the noise will start to back off.”

224. “Some beings will walk with you for the duration of this bodily existence, up to the very end. Some will come with bright promises, bright lights, but they fade quickly. Others come, they don't look like they will go very far, but they are marathon runners; they're there with you all the time. You cannot determine this… Somehow in the flow of your own unique river, you will see that everything is as it should be.”

225. “Feelings, by themselves, do not create problems. It is rather the tendency to interpret and analyze them. When out of habit you believe those interpretations, it is there that the suffering begins.”

226. “Nothing belongs to you or me. Nothing belongs. Everything, everything, everything simply IS.”

227. “Blessed is the mind that jumps over and beyond its own conditioning and lands again into its natural state of unmoving awareness.”

228. “You have been an apprentice long enough; it is now time to shed your protective skin. Trust!”

229. “The ship is going by a mighty engine, and you are busy rowing.”

230. “The way of the mind is to study many things; the way of the Beingness is to focus on one thing.”

231. “Be in the spirit of Truth and any words you speak are in alignment with that spirit.”

232, “You say you want to get rid of the noise, but you and the noise go together. You have to be you without ‘you' and all noise will stop. The real You is the formless witness within. The person, the noisy one, is only imagined. To recognize this is Freedom.”

233. “Who reminds you to breathe and to beat your heart? Something is there, taking care.”

234. “Don't belong to anything. Don't belong to anyone. Just Be. Feel your Being first and foremost, and don't compare or compete. Just Be your Being.”

235. “Attempting to understand consciousness with your mind, is like trying to illuminate the sun with a candle.”

236. “Everything is happening spontaneously, and the witnessing of it is also happening spontaneously. Everything is already happening in natural balance.”

237. “When you know you know nothing, an air of openness and humility prevails. Then real understanding enters the mind.”

When you know you know nothing, an air of openness and humility prevails. Then real understanding enters the mind - Mooji

238. “The highest purpose of this body is to be used to wake up to the truth of who you are. If it is for some other purpose, then the body is just the pajamas of the being we are just sleeping in it.”

239. “Go beyond everything. Don't collect anything. A king does not need to go shopping in his own kingdom….Remember, you are the inner reality, pure awareness. All that arises are appearances in consciousness.”

240. “You are the harmony within which all things move. They are just illusion.”

241. “The mind has a dilemma. It is afraid of change, deeper change, yet the mind is attracted to life, which is change. Don't be mixed up in all that business. You merely observe, casually, passively and keep your attention inside your heart.”

242. “I don't have to be anything at all. I don't even have to be myself, because there is no such thing as not being myself. I am inescapably myself.”

243. “All you need to do is recognize your true position as the witness. You only have to do this for some time, until the spell is broken. Even after the spell is broken these mental tendencies may arise, but without any power, just like you can see the moon in the daylight.”

What Was Your Favorite Mooji Quote?

I hope you found some quotes that resonated with you.

Mooji has a way of speaking directly to the heart and reminding us of what is truly important in life.

After reading these, what did you find was your favorite Mooji quote?

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