When Divinity is seen and perceived in everything around us, then truly can we follow the Ten Commandments when it says, “Love thy neighbour as thyself.” Because, in reality, thy neighbour is thyself.  There is no separation.

When man realises the equality of all men, when man realizes the oneness that exists and stops his mind from thinking of separations, when man stops thinking of me and mine and you and yours, and comes to the level of thinking we and ours, that is when the sense of oneness is cultivated.

And when oneness is cultivated, then how can there be hatred?  You cannot hate yourself.  When we say, “I am my brother’s keeper,” do we really understand that?  We can only be our brother’s keeper if we love the neighbour as ourselves.

Then we are, in reality, keeping ourselves filled with this love, because there is no separation, there is no duality.  Duality is an assumption.  Duality, the sense of duality, is unreal.  Reality is only one.  If Divinity is omnipresent and present everywhere, where is there place for anything else?  There is only place for one, and we all exist in the One, and the One exists in us.

That is life.  That is the way.  That is the truth.

……… Gururaj Ananda Yogi: Satsang US 1977 – 23

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