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When you want to stop water from flowing in one direction, you put up a dike to stop the flow and then open up a channel for it to flow in another direction. Human energy works in exactly the same way. You stop it from flowing to the negative or destructive side and you will have an equal amount of energy to flow in a positive direction. Just remember: there is X amount of energy in you and you are its master. You can use it the way you want and direct it in the way you want it go.

–Yogi Bhajan, Man to Man: A Journal of Discovery for the Conscious Man – The Men’s Teachings of Yogi Bhajan10/07/2004

This small little thing, which was started to give people a way of life, with love and dedication, shall prevail in the coming change of the Age.

–Yogi Bhajan, 1/5/94

Peace unto me, Peace within me, Peace in my mind, Peace in my surroundings, Peace to all, Peace to the Universe. May there be peace in the world. May there be peace all over the world, forever. May you create peace within your being, understand your strength, create a relationship with your own soul and find the personal, impersonal, and universal truth in your actions. May this day bring you the light of life and may you understand you are here to be here with joy, happiness, and prayer. May you all be blessed. Sat Nam.

–Yogi Bhajan, 2/8/99
Category: Prayers

Come here to learn and go back learned, come back again to learn more, and go back to teach more—that is what we want. A Teacher is God’s responsibility. You all love God, I know. But God loves Teachers—that I know, too.

–Yogi Bhajan, 7/20/96

When you start being one with everybody, actually you are with God. Because if you cannot see God in all, you cannot see God at all.

–Yogi Bhajan, 12/30/97

If you feel just one thing in your life—that life is nothing but the gift of God—you are divine and the most courageous person. Try it! Try it as a thought. The moment you feel that life is a gift, you’ll become prosperous.

–Yogi Bhajan, 7/5/84

Say you become the richest person, then what? What can you do? You cannot eat unlimited chapatis when you are hungry! But you can be good to an unlimited strength.

–Yogi Bhajan, 12/29/02

We are all pioneers in the Age of Aquarius. No man can give a man anything other than love. No man can give a man anything other than hope. No man can give a man anything but service. The only thing you can do is act like a forklift—go into the dirt and lift the other person and put him on track, so he can proceed.

–Yogi Bhajan, 6/20/93

You have never learned how to raise children because you have never been raised by parents as you should have been raised. A child never belongs to the parents as a branch does not belong to the trunk—but it needs the feed.That’s how you ruin your children. When they grow up independent, first thing, they would punch you and say goodbye to you because you try to control them. They tolerate it, they have animosity. When they grow up, they totally go one hundred eighty degrees opposite.

–Yogi Bhajan, 4/10/1991

That has to be the level of the teacher—who says what is right, not what is pleasing, wanting, or needing. You will never realize the truth. Speak what is. And please avoid in your life ‘maybe,’ ‘I don’t know,’ ‘perhaps.’ There’s no affirmation in your life. Life is an affirmation.

–Yogi Bhajan, 7/31/96