Neem Karoli Baba, fully Shri or Maharajji Neem Karoli Baba or Shri Neeb Karori Baba, born as Pundit Lakshmi Narayan Sharma

Neem Karoli
Baba, fully Shri or Maharajji Neem Karoli Baba or Shri Neeb Karori Baba, born as Pundit Lakshmi Narayan Sharma
c. 1900
1973

Indian Hindu Spiritual Teacher

Author Quotes

I don't want anything. I exist only to serve others.

Lust, Greed, Anger, Attachment ? These are all paths to hell.

To see God, you must have special eyes. Otherwise you cannot bear the shock.

If husband is happy, God is happy

Maharajji asked an Indian girl four times, "do you like sorrow or joy?" each time the girl answered, " I've never known joy, Maharajji, only sorrow." finally, Maharajji said, " I love sorrow. It brings me closer to God."

Whatever may be guru - he may be a lunatic or a common person. Once you have accepted him, he is the lord of lords.

If you cannot love each other, you cannot achieve your goal.

Marriage is more attachment. You need more devotion and discipline to have union with God when you are married.

When a man has reached the point where he can sit in meditation for six months, there is no need of eating, no need of latrine or of rest. Only one drop of amrit nectar from the top of the head to the body keeps him alive. If a tiger eats that body there is no care, but only when the life comes back to the body will there be pain.

If you desire a mango at the moment of death, you?ll be born an insect. If you even desire the next breath, you will take birth again.

Money should be used to help others.

When asked how the heart could be purified, Maharaj-ji said, Always speak the truth.

If you do not make it empty, how will you fill it up again?

Often one goes for one thing and finds another.

When you are sad or in pain or sick or you witness any cremation then you actually learn the many truths of life.

If you have enough faith, you can give up money and possessions.

Saints did Jap (japa) and Sadhana for 10,000 years... only then they could succeed in Jap, Meditation and Yoga. But people want to be expert within 5-7 months only.

When you loan money to a saint, don't expect to get it back.

If you want to know if you?re making progress on the so-called spiritual path, see if you?re kinder to people; see if you?re a little easier on yourself; see if you obsess about your own self and all this stuff in your life a little bit less; see if you?re happier in the day in a simple way, more content; and see if you?re treating people more like you would like to be treated. That means it?s working.

See all women as mothers, serve them as your mother. When you see the entire world as the mother, the ego falls away.

When you remember me I come to you.

A pure woman is better than a hundred yogis. Women are more open to love God.

If you want to see God, kill desires. Desires are in the mind. When you have a desire for something, don?t act on it and it will go away. If you desire to drink this cup of tea, don?t, and the desire for it will go away.

Serve as Hanuman served.

Whoever may be your guru - he may be a lunatic or a common person. Once you have accepted him, he is the lord of lords.

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First Name
Neem Karoli
Last Name
Baba, fully Shri or Maharajji Neem Karoli Baba or Shri Neeb Karori Baba, born as Pundit Lakshmi Narayan Sharma
Birth Date
c. 1900
Death Date
1973
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Indian Hindu Spiritual Teacher