One example of an inspiring spiritual quote is "Those who understand see themselves in all, and all, in themselves," from the "Bhagavad Gita." Another example is "And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same," by Marianne Williamson.Continue Reading
The "Bhagavad Gita" is a Hindu piece of scripture that is a part of the "Mahabarata." This scripture was originally written in Sanskrit and has since been translated into many languages. The "Bhagavad Gita" is commonly referred to as "The Gita" and is a story about an Indian prince named Arjuna and his dialogue with Krishna, a Hindu god. Many scholars believe this text originated in the fifth century before Christ, but there are numerous debatable theories regarding the timeline of "The Gita."
The quote by Marianne Williamson is part of a paragraph from one of her books titled "A Return to Love." The beginning of this paragraph says "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us." Marianne Williamson is an American author, speaker and teacher of spirituality. She bases her teachings off a set of books called "A Course in Miracles." This set of books is a self-study course in universal spiritual themes and practices.Learn more about Education