Paul Brunton (1898 – 1981)

Paul Brunton (1898 – 1981)

Paul Brunton Quote – “During the gap – infinitesimal though it be – between two thoughts…”

During the gap — infinitesimal though it be — between two thoughts, the ego vanishes. Hence it may truly be said that with each thought it reincarnates anew. There is no real need to wait for the series of long-lived births to be passed through before liberation can be achieved. The series of momentary births also offers this opportunity, provided […]

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Paul Brunton (1898 – 1981)

Paul Brunton Quote – “There is some confusion on this point…”

There is some confusion on this point in the minds of many students. On attaining enlightenment a man does not attain omniscience. At most, he may receive a revelation of the inner operations of life and Nature, of the higher laws governing life and man. That is, he may also become a seer and find a cosmogony presented to his […]

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Paul Brunton (1898 – 1981)

Paul Brunton Quote – “As he advances in the idea of being detached from results…”

As he advances in the idea of being detached from results and possessions, he will inevitably have to advance in the idea of being detached from concern about his own spiritual development. If he is to relinquish the ego, he will also have to relinquish his attempts to improve it. This applies just as much to its character as to […]

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Paul Brunton (1898 – 1981)

Paul Brunton Quote – “When the ego is brought to its knees in the dust…”

When the ego is brought to its knees in the dust, humiliated in its own eyes, however esteemed or feared, envied or respected in other men’s eyes, the way is opened for grace’s influx. Be assured that this complete humbling of the inner man will happen again and again and again until he is purified of all pride. Paul Brunton […]

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Paul Brunton (1898 – 1981)

Paul Brunton Quote – “No announcements tell the world that he has come into enlightenment…”

No announcements tell the world that he has come into enlightenment. No heralds blow the trumpets proclaiming man’s greatest victory — over himself. This is in fact the quietest moment of his whole life. Paul Brunton (1898 – 1981)

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