Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj was a teacher who did not propound any ideology or religion but gently unwrapped the mystery of the self. His message is simple, direct and yet sublime.
Shunryu Suzuki was a S?t? Zen monk and teacher who helped popularize Zen Buddhism in the United States, and is renowned for founding the first Buddhist monastery outside Asia.
Thomas Merton was an American Catholic writer, theologian and mystic. A Trappist monk of the Abbey of Gethsemani, Kentucky, he was a poet, social activist, and student of comparative religion.
Chuang Tzu (369-286 B.C.) was a leading philosopher representing the Taoist strain in Chinese thought. Central to these is the belief that only by understanding Tao (the Way of Nature) and dwelling in its unity can man achieve true happiness and freedom, in both life and death.
Quotes by Adyashanti – an American spiritual teacher from the San Francisco Bay Area who gives regular satsangs in the United States and also teaches abroad.
Quotes by Ajahn Sumedho – the senior-most Western disciple of the late Thai meditation master Ajahn Chah. and was abbot of Amaravati Buddhist Monastery, UK
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is greatly revered in the Buddhist World, and is also highly respected as an international statesman, and as a man of peace and great wisdom. His quotes convey a mixture of great profundity, earthy practicality, and also not a little humour.
Quotes from Ajahn Chah – one of Thailand’s best-known Buddhist monks and is renowned for the clarity and directness of his Dharma teachings,
Quotes from spiritual teacher Eckhart Tolle who conveys simple wisdom that transcends any particular religion, doctrine, or guru.
Quotes from Alan Watts – a British philosopher, writer, and speaker, best known as an interpreter and populariser of Eastern philosophy for a Western audience.