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  • Bede Griffiths Quote - I was being called to surrender the very citadel of my self. I was completely in the dark. I did not really know what repentance was or what I was required to repent of. It was indeed the turning point of my life. Download This Image
  • Bede Griffiths Quote - I was being called to surrender the very citadel of my self. I was completely in the dark. I did not really know what repentance was or what I was required to repent of. It was indeed the turning point of my life.
  • Bede Griffiths Quote - I was being called to surrender the very citadel of my self. I was completely in the dark. I did not really know what repentance was or what I was required to repent of. It was indeed the turning point of my life.
  • Bede Griffiths Quote - I was being called to surrender the very citadel of my self. I was completely in the dark. I did not really know what repentance was or what I was required to repent of. It was indeed the turning point of my life.
  • Bede Griffiths Quote - I was being called to surrender the very citadel of my self. I was completely in the dark. I did not really know what repentance was or what I was required to repent of. It was indeed the turning point of my life.
  • Bede Griffiths Quote - I was being called to surrender the very citadel of my self. I was completely in the dark. I did not really know what repentance was or what I was required to repent of. It was indeed the turning point of my life.
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I was being called to surrender the very citadel of my self. I was completely in the dark. I did not really know what repentance was or what I was required to repent of. It was indeed the turning point of my life.

  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - God had brought me to my knees and made me acknowledge my own nothingness, and out of that knowledge I had been reborn. I was no longer the centre of my life and therefore I could see God in everything.

    God had brought me to my knees and made me acknowledge my own nothingness, and out of that knowledge I had been reborn. I was no longer the centre of my life and therefore I could see God in everything.

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - The one thing which you have to abandon unconditionally is your self. Download This Image

    The one thing which you have to abandon unconditionally is your self.

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - Obedience is detachment from the self. This is the most radical detachment of all. But what is the self? The self is the principle of reason and responsibility in us. It is the root of freedom, it is what makes us men. Download This Image

    Obedience is detachment from the self. This is the most radical detachment of all. But what is the self? The self is the principle of reason and responsibility in us. It is the root of freedom, it is what makes us men.

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - I am rediscovering the whole sexual dimension of life at the age of 86, really. And that also means discovering the feminine. So the whole of this dimension, which I had been seeking for a very long time, is now sort of opening itself up to me.

    I am rediscovering the whole sexual dimension of life at the age of 86, really. And that also means discovering the feminine. So the whole of this dimension, which I had been seeking for a very long time, is now sort of opening itself up to me.

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - God has graced every tradition with insight into the divine mystery, from the most primitive to the most sophisticated-each has a gift to bring to the world.

    God has graced every tradition with insight into the divine mystery, from the most primitive to the most sophisticated-each has a gift to bring to the world.

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - The body itself is undergoing great changes. My problem before was that I was living largely from the head; and then after the stroke I got down into the heart. Download This Image

    The body itself is undergoing great changes. My problem before was that I was living largely from the head; and then after the stroke I got down into the heart.

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - To know all things in the Word is thus to know all the suffering of the world transfigured by the resurrection, somehow reconciled and atoned in eternal life. Download This Image

    To know all things in the Word is thus to know all the suffering of the world transfigured by the resurrection, somehow reconciled and atoned in eternal life.

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - It is no longer a question of a Christian going about to convert others to the faith, but of each one being ready to listen to the other and so to grow together in mutual understanding.

    It is no longer a question of a Christian going about to convert others to the faith, but of each one being ready to listen to the other and so to grow together in mutual understanding.

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - This process of change since my stroke has been very gradual. It is going on all the time… It is partly a physical transformation. Download This Image

    This process of change since my stroke has been very gradual. It is going on all the time… It is partly a physical transformation.

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - I had made myself the center of my own existence and had my back turned to God. Download This Image

    I had made myself the center of my own existence and had my back turned to God.

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - This is criterion by which the Church is to be judged, not by the forms of its doctrine or ritual, but by the reality of the reality of the love which it manifests. Download This Image

    This is criterion by which the Church is to be judged, not by the forms of its doctrine or ritual, but by the reality of the reality of the love which it manifests.

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - In his (Christ’s) surrender on the cross all the pain and agony of mankind was concentrated at a single point, and passed through from death to immortality.

    In his (Christ’s) surrender on the cross all the pain and agony of mankind was concentrated at a single point, and passed through from death to immortality.

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - The main theme of the Bible is the restoration of humanity and, through humanity, of the whole of creation to its original harmony.

    The main theme of the Bible is the restoration of humanity and, through humanity, of the whole of creation to its original harmony.

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - I was being called to surrender the very citadel of my self. I was completely in the dark. I did not really know what repentance was or what I was required to repent of. It was indeed the turning point of my life. Download This Image

    I was being called to surrender the very citadel of my self. I was completely in the dark. I did not really know what repentance was or what I was required to repent of. It was indeed the turning point of my life.

    BEDE GRIFFITHS
  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - I suddenly saw that all the time it was not I who had been seeking God, but God who had been seeking me. I had made myself the centre of my own existence and had my back turned to God. Download This Image

    I suddenly saw that all the time it was not I who had been seeking God, but God who had been seeking me. I had made myself the centre of my own existence and had my back turned to God.

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - Stillness within one individual can affect society beyond measure. Download This Image

    Stillness within one individual can affect society beyond measure.

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - Atheism and agnosticism signify the rejection of certain images and concepts of God or of truth, which are historically conditioned and therefore inadequate. Atheism is a challenge to religion to purifiy its images and concepts and come nearer to the truth of divine mystery. Download This Image

    Atheism and agnosticism signify the rejection of certain images and concepts of God or of truth, which are historically conditioned and therefore inadequate. Atheism is a challenge to religion to purifiy its images and concepts and come nearer to the truth of divine mystery.

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - Above all we have to go beyond words and images and concepts. No imaginative vision or conceptual framework is adequate to the great reality. Download This Image

    Above all we have to go beyond words and images and concepts. No imaginative vision or conceptual framework is adequate to the great reality.

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - Now what exists within that small space, that is to be sought, that is to be understood.’ This is the great discovery of the Upanishads, this inner shrine, this guha, or cave of the heart, where the inner meaning of life, of all human existence, is to be found. Download This Image

    Now what exists within that small space, that is to be sought, that is to be understood.’ This is the great discovery of the Upanishads, this inner shrine, this guha, or cave of the heart, where the inner meaning of life, of all human existence, is to be found.

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - Perseverance is the essential requirement in the practice of yoga. It has to be done day by day, week by week, year by year, until the mind is brought to the ‘still point’ where it is open to the grace of God.

    Perseverance is the essential requirement in the practice of yoga. It has to be done day by day, week by week, year by year, until the mind is brought to the ‘still point’ where it is open to the grace of God.

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - It was God’s purpose which he set forth in Christ as a plan for the fullness of time, to unite all things in him, things on heaven and things on earth’. Download This Image

    It was God’s purpose which he set forth in Christ as a plan for the fullness of time, to unite all things in him, things on heaven and things on earth’.

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - There is a beautiful expression of this in the Chandogya Upanishad: ‘There is this City of Brahman, (that is the body), and in this city there is a shrine, and in that shrine there is a small lotus, and in that lotus there is a small space, (akasa). Download This Image

    There is a beautiful expression of this in the Chandogya Upanishad: ‘There is this City of Brahman, (that is the body), and in this city there is a shrine, and in that shrine there is a small lotus, and in that lotus there is a small space, (akasa).

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - …the need to overawe people and demand obedience from them is powerful and seductive. It is a part of that world that the kingdom of heaven is not of.

    …the need to overawe people and demand obedience from them is powerful and seductive. It is a part of that world that the kingdom of heaven is not of.

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - You must be ready to give up everything, not only material attachments but also human attachments – father, mother, wife, children – everything that you have. But the one thing which you have to abandon unconditionally is your self.

    You must be ready to give up everything, not only material attachments but also human attachments – father, mother, wife, children – everything that you have. But the one thing which you have to abandon unconditionally is your self.

    BEDE GRIFFITHS
  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - There is no pain of any creature from the beginning to the end of time which was not ‘known’ at this point and thus transmuted. Download This Image

    There is no pain of any creature from the beginning to the end of time which was not ‘known’ at this point and thus transmuted.

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  • Share on Facebook Tweet this! Share on LinkedIn Share on Whatsapp Share on Telegram Bede Griffiths Quote - This was the very purpose of creation that each unique, individual being should participate in its own way in the divine Being, should realize its eternal ‘idea’ in God, should ‘become’ God by participation, God expressing himself through that unique being.

    This was the very purpose of creation that each unique, individual being should participate in its own way in the divine Being, should realize its eternal ‘idea’ in God, should ‘become’ God by participation, God expressing himself through that unique being.

    BEDE GRIFFITHS