Sunday, 22 July 2012

Theoretical Knowledge and Spiritual Life

Swami Rama: "For a genuine and everlasting transformation you must practice a systematic method of self-discipline and self training. Mere philosophy and intellectual knowledge cannot stand in the time of need.

"For the sake of curiosity you may study and entertain yourself with a variety of philosophical doctrines, but those theories work only when you learn to apply them to yourself. Applying theoretical knowledge and living with it in daily life is called ‘practice.’ "

(pg. 96, At the Eleventh Hour)

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