My children, I have lived lovingly, I have cherished beauty, I have meditated on the one Supreme Truth—and I am fully satisfied with my life... All honour is due to One only, the all-pervasive, immanent and transcendent Reality.
Shri Dada of Aligarh
‘I am fully satisfied with my life.’ Anyone, whether one is a saint, tyrant or robber, can say this in an arrogant sense—to justify themselves and silence criticism. But probably much rarer are those who can survey the inner kingdom of their own mind and find nothing there to challenge or mar the sense of peace and fulfilment.
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This article is from the Autumn 2017 issue of Self-Knowledge Journal.