Universal Mystic, Guru Nanak / Raj Ayyar

There is no Hindu and no Muslim! –Guru Nanak after his enlightenment. Time to revisit that gentle, beautiful universalist mystic Guru Nanak, one who synthesizes the best of Hinduism and Islam, without being constrained...

Sankara: Atman and Brahman are identical

Liberation cannot be achieved except through perceiving the identity of the individual spirit with the Universal Spirit. Atman and Brahman are identical. Their essence is pure Consciousness. – Sankara

Mechthild: Disciplined Love

Undisciplined love dwells in the senses, for it is still entangled with earthly things. . . . Disciplined love lives in the soul and rises above the human senses and forbids the body its...