I am not come to establish any cult, society, or organization; nor even to establish a new religion. The religion that I shall give teaches the knowledge of the One behind the many. The book that I shall make people read is the book of the heart that holds the key to the mystery of life. I shall bring about a happy blending of the head and the heart. I shall revitalize all religions and cults, and bring them together like beads on one string.
Religion, like worship, must be from the heart.
I am equally approachable to one and all, big and small,
To saints who rise and sinners who fall,
Through all the Various Paths that give the Divine Call.
All religions are equal to me. And all castes and creeds are dear to me. But though I appreciate all isms, religions and political parties for the many good things they seek to achieve, I do not and cannot belong to any of these isms, religions or political parties, for the Absolute Truth, while equally including them, transcends all of them and leaves no room for separative divisions which are all equally false.
I am approachable alike to saint whom I adore
And to sinner whom I am for,
And equally through Sufism, Vedantism,Christianity,
Or Zoroastrianism and Buddhism, and other isms of any kind,
And also directly through no medium of isms at all...
True religion consists in developing the attitude of mind which should ultimately result in seeing One Infinite Existence prevailing in the universe; when one could live in the world and yet be not of it, and at the same time be in harmony with everyone and everything; when one could see the same divinity in art and science and experience the highest consciousness and indivisible bliss in everyday life.
Follow any religion you like, but follow
its innermost nucleus.
My personal religion is my being the Ancient, Infinite One, and the religion I impart to all is love for God.