1. “Need nothing and then see what happens.” ― Gangaji
  2. You cannot truly express yourself until you first discover who you are. – Gangaji
  3. “Under the anger, under the fear, under the despair, under the broken heartedness, there is a radiance that has never been harmed, that has never been lost, that is the truth of who one is.” – Gangaji
  4. Be still. it takes no effort to be still; it is utterly simple. When your mind is still, you have no name, you have no past, you have no relationships, you have no country, you have no spiritual attainment, you have no lack of spiritual attainment. There is just the presence of Beingness with itself. —Gangaji
  5. “I am finding the antidote to overwhelm by falling madly in love with stillness.” — Gangaji
  6. If you’re laughing, you’re healing. —Gangaji
  7. The love that you search for everywhere is already present within you. It may be evoked by any number of people or events. But finally, you must realize you are this love. The source of all love is within you. —Gangaji
  8. You are space itself…. realizing itself and this human form is a part of that realization.” — Gangaji
  9. Recognize, you ARE Home. Not, you are ‘at home’… you ARE Home. Not, you have ‘come home’… you ARE Home. You are that which IS Home. —Gangaji
  10. “The extraordinary delight of uncovering the true face is made possible only by the extraordinary suffering of covering the face.” – Gangaji
  11. You cannot be happy unless you are serving the truth of your being, however that service looks. —Gangaji
  12. “Fulfillment has nothing to do with circumstances.” ― Gangaji
  13. The truth is you really are nothing, but this nothing is full, whole, infinite in everything and everywhere. This nothing is consciousness itself. It is already whole, complete and fulfilled. This is the amazing irony. —Gangaji
  14. “Trust yourself. At the root, at the core, there is pure sanity, pure openness. Don’t trust what you have been taught, what you think, what you believe, what you hope. Deeper than that, trust the silence of your being.” ― Gangaji
  15. Under the obsessive thoughts and plans, under the emotions, positive and negative, there is an ocean of peace. —Gangaji
  16. There’s great release, really, in not seeing into the future. —Gangaji
  17. “There is nothing more potent than thought. Deed follows word and word follows thought. And where the thought is mighty and pure, the result is mighty and pure.” ― Gangaji
  18. To be truly happy you must recognize who you are with nothing. —Gangaji
  19. True forgiveness and love arise naturally, effortlessly, from the silence of the heart broken all the way open. —Gangaji
  20. “Even in the running away from hurting, there is hurting. In opening unprotected to the experience that is enslaving you with its torment, there is the willingness to be free. Are you willing? Or do you just want to wait until the world finally gets it and does it your way?” ― Gangaji
  21. Love has nothing to do with another person. Love is Truth. Love is Beauty. Love is Self. To know yourself, to surrender to the truth of yourself, is to surrender to love. —Gangaji
  22. “When there is an openness to fear, where can it be found?” ― Gangaji
  23. Fear is about survival. When you drop under that and experience the fear without trying to change it, just letting it be, then it becomes still. When you open your heart to fear, rather than trying to fight it or deny it or even overcome it, then you find it is just energy. —Gangaji
  24. When you are willing to stop looking for something in thought, you find everything in silence. —Gangaji
  25. Be still and know yourself as the Truth you have been searching for. Be still and let the inherent joy of that Truth capture your drama and destroy it in the bliss of consummation. Be still and let your life be lived by the purpose you were made for. Be still and receive the inherent truth of your heart. —Gangaji
  26. The most sublime truth of all has never been stated or written or sung. Not because it is far away and cannot be reached, but because it is so intimately close, closer than anything that can be spoken. It is alive as the stillness in the core of your being, too close to be described, too close to be objectified, too close to be known in the usual way of knowledge. The truth of who you are is yours already. It is already present…—Gangaji
  27. The meaning of your life depends on which ideas you permit to use you. Who you think you are determines where you put your attention. Where you direct your attention creates your life experiences, and brings a new course of events into being. Where you habitually put your attention is what you worship. What do you worship in this mind stream called your life? —Gangaji
  28. I am inviting you to discover that deeper than any pattern, deeper than personality, deeper than success or failure, deeper than worth or worthlessness, there is a radiance that is undeniable, always present – the truth of who you are. —Gangaji
  29. Be open. And then the truth follows. —Gangaji
  30. Even in the running away from hurting, there is hurting. In opening unprotected to the experience that is enslaving you with its torment, there is the willingness to be free.” Are you willing? Or do you just want to wait until the world finally gets it and does it your way? —Gangaji
  31. In a sacred moment, when attention is pulled inward, rather than continuing in its usual outward direction, silence is realized. —Gangaji
  32. There is nothing more potent than thought. Deed follows word and word follows thought. And where the thought is mighty and pure, the result is mighty and pure. —Gangaji
  33. Trusting yourself is realizing yourself. Trusting life is realizing yourself as life. This is an invitation to our thinking minds to open in trust. We can trust that there is a knowing that is out of the realm of thoughts or emotions or circumstances. When we deeply trust, our minds open to discover what is true, regardless of what we are feeling. The deepest trust is a by-product of this true realization. —Gangaji
  34. We have tried everything to get rid of suffering. We have gone everywhere to get rid of suffering. We have bought everything to get rid of it. We have ingested everything to get rid of it. Finally, when one has tried enough, there arises the possibility of spiritual maturity with the willingness to stop the futile attempt to get rid of it and, instead, to actually experience suffering. In that momentous instant, there is the realization of that which is beyond suffering, of that which is untouched by suffering. There is the realization of who one truly is. —Gangaji
  35. True, absolute silence and true, absolute love are not different. Absolute silent awareness overflows with simple, fulfilled absolute love. Objects – people, nature, emotions – may or may not appear. Objects are not needed and they are welcomed. The joy of this full silence is uncaused and unlimited. Always here, always discovering itself. It is the treasure, and it is hidden only when we refuse to keep quiet and find out who we are. —Gangaji
  36. You have the freedom, ability and authority to love your life. Just be you, then wait. —Gangaji
  37. I could see that everything I had identified as really me, was not really me, but was just a pattern of strategies to avoid some kind of abyss or emptiness. —Gangaji
  38. Revelation is beyond doctrines and belief systems. It is beyond everything imaginable. It is beyond because it is so close. Revelation is more direct than every word, for it arises out of the truth of who you are. This truth is all you have ever longed for, all you have ever needed. —Gangaji
  39. Surrender all thought, emotion, and circumstance to that which is bigger and deeper. Surrender your identity. Surrender your suffering to that which is closer than identity, deeper than suffering. Do you discover victory or defeat in this surrender? — Gangaji
  40. If you are willing to take an instant to withdraw attention from whatever your internal dialogue is, to withdraw energy from whatever the latest point of view about your suffering is, it is immediately obvious what is here: the fullness, the richness and the love of oneself as conscious life. – Gangaji
  41. Who you are, in truth, who everyone is, is whole and perfect and beautiful. And if that can be recognized, then it is possible that self-torture can stop! – Gangaji
  42. When all mental activity around who you think you are is stopped, there is a crack in the authority of perception, in the structure of the mind. I invite you to enter through that crack. Come in through that opening. When you do, the mind is no longer filled with its latest self-definition. In that moment, there is only silence. And in that silence, it is possible to recognize absolute fulfilment: the truth of who you are. —Gangaji
  43. The choice less truth of who you are is revealed to be permanently here permeating everything. Not a thing and not separate from anything. —Gangaji
  44. All of the searching, all of the struggling, all of the efforting to find your true self is naturally revealed in open, relaxed simplicity. —Gangaji
  45. My responsibility is simply being who I am and not buying into any projection as real. No projection is finally real, but projection does play a very important role. —Gangaji
  46. The secret gem of truth has been hidden in the core of your own heart all along. My invitation is to stop all movement of your mind away from truth so that you can discover directly, for yourself, this jewel that is alive within you. —Gangaji
  47. What will happen in your life if you accept the invitation to stillness cannot be known … what can be known is you will have a larger capacity to truly meet whatever appears. —Gangaji
  48. If you will stop all searching right now and tell the truth to yourself, you will know what is known in the core of your bones. You will know it with no image of it, no concept of it, no thought of it. You will know it as that which has eternally been here. And you will know it as yourself. —Gangaji
  49. Finally, all that is trustworthy is this immeasurable silent awareness that is the truth of who you are, that is love. —Gangaji
  50. Meditating is not a matter of saying I am going to meditate. It is, just for a moment retreating from the need to do anything and instead just be. —Gangaji
  51. “We only grieve where we love. So grief is an aspect of love. Let it be as it is and be humbled by it. Allow grief to be a great teacher.” — Gangaji
  52. “When you turn toward this supposed entity called I, you will find only silent awareness. Take refuge in that.” — Gangaji
  53. “Under the obsessive thoughts and plans, under the emotions, positive and negative, there is an ocean of peace.” — Gangaji
  54. “Who you are is that which is already whole, fulfilled and at peace. What you truly want, is what you truly have.” — Gangaji
  55. “To open your mind to the silence of your mind is to open to your true self. Conscious silence is already open. You are already open.” — Gangaji
  56. “This is an invitation to shift your allegiance from the activities of your mind to the eternal presence of your being.” — Gangaji
  57. “Heart opening reveals wisdom. Wisdom is mercy. It’s impossible to be merciful to anyone else if your heart is closed to yourself.” — Gangaji
  58. “Take a moment to be still, regardless of what is passing through you.” — Gangaji
  59. “To consciously rest is to be at home. To be at home is to be naked to yourself. Self-inquiry is always an invitation home, an invitation to yourself.” —Gangaji
  60. “The heart can bear it all. No matter what your history is, no matter what your circumstances are, no matter how many lies you have told or covered up, in this moment, you have the capacity to come back to yourself and discover the complete truth of your being.” — Gangaji
  61. “It is not that people won’t betray you. It is not that your heart won’t break again and again. Opening to whatever is present can be heartbreaking business. But, let the heart break, for your breaking heart only reveals a core of love unbroken.” — Gangaji
  62. “Love yourself. Loving yourself is inclusive. You will not find anything that can be excluded from the vastness of true love.” — Gangaji