65 Spiritual Awakening Quotes On Success In Life

These Spiritual Awakening quotes will inspire you. Spiritual Awakening or Enlightenment is the “full comprehension of a situation”. The term is commonly used to denote the Age of Enlightenment but is also used in Western cultures in a religious context.

It translates several Buddhist terms and concepts, most notably bodhi, kensho, and satori. Related terms from Asian religions are moksha (liberation) in Hinduism, Kevala Jnana in Jainism, and ushta in Zoroastrianism.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable and encouraging spiritual awakening quotes, spiritual awakening sayings, and spiritual awakening proverbs.

Best Spiritual Awakening Quotes

  1. “Spiritual Awakening is awakening from the dream of thought.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
  2. “The spiritual journey does not consist of arriving at a new destination where a person gains what he did not have, or becomes what he is not. It consists in the dissipation of one’s own ignorance concerning oneself and life, and the gradual growth of that understanding which begins the spiritual awakening. The finding of God is a coming to one’s self.” ~ Aldous Huxley
  3. “Be kind to yourself as you proceed along this journey. This kindness, in itself, is a means of awakening the spark of love within you and helping others to discover that spark within themselves.” ~ Tsoknyi Rinpoche
  4. “You think of yourselves as humans searching for a spiritual awakening, when in fact you are spiritual beings attempting to cope with a human awakening. Seeing yourselves from the perspective of the spirit within will help you to remember why you came here and what you came here to do.” ~ Neale Donald Walsch
  5. “The more light you allow within you, the brighter the world you live in will be.” ~ Shakti Gawain

  6. “Spiritual awakening is the most essential thing in man’s life, and it is the sole purpose of being. Is not civilization, in all its tragic forms, a supreme motive for spiritual awakening?” ~ Khalil Gibran
  7. “Our heart knows what our mind has forgotten – it knows the sacred that is within all that exists, and through a depth of feeling we can once again experience this connection, this belonging.” ~ Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, Spiritual awakening quotes mind
  8. “Only that day dawns to which we are awake.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  9. “For most people, spiritual awakening is a gradual process. Rarely does it happen all at once. When it does, though, it is usually brought about by intense suffering.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
  10. “The garden is a metaphor for life, and gardening is a symbol of the spiritual path.” ~ Larry Dossey

  11. “To become learned, each day add something. To become enlightened, each day drop something” ~ Laozi
  12. “This is bravery: using the challenge of daily life to sharpen our mind and open our heart.” ~ Sakyong Mipham
  13. “The heart is the hub of all sacred places. Go there and roam.” ~ Bhagawan Nityananda, Spiritual awakening quotes heart
  14. “I’m not a prophet of doom, I’m a prophet of love. But love will bid a warning doom to the children who play on the freeway. We need to wake up.” ~ Keith Green
  15. “I looked in temples churches and mosques. But I found the Divine within my heart.” ~ Rumi
  16. “The more you know yourself, the more clarity there is.” ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti

  17. “Where is God? Where can I find him?” we ask. We don’t realize that’s like a fish swimming frantically through the ocean in search OF the ocean” ~ Ted Dekker
  18. “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” ~ Edith Wharton
  19. “History fails to record a single precedent in which nations subject to moral decay have not passed into political and economic decline. There has been either a spiritual awakening to overcome the moral lapse or a progressive deterioration leading to ultimate national disaster.” ~ Douglas MacArthur
  20. “Self-restraint in speech, food, entertainment, and vanity are the most essential fundamental of spiritual growth.” ~ Nouman Ali Khan
  21. “As you awaken to your divine nature, you’ll begin to appreciate beauty in everything you see, touch and experience.” ~ Wayne Dyer

  22. “Integrity is about being integrated with the spiritual values of the Universe. It is also about being happy because happiness and joy mean that you’re coming into integrity with your soul.” ~ Michael Beckwith
  23. “To the extent that our experience of suffering reminds us of what everyone else also endures, it serves as a powerful inspiration to practice compassion and avoid causing others pain. And to the extent that suffering awakens our empathy and causes us to connect with others, it serves as the basis of compassion and love.” ~ Dalai Lama
  24. “True creativity flows only from stillness. When stillness becomes conscious, the spiritual dimension enters your life and you begin to be guided by an intelligence far greater than the human mind.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
  25. “God had brought me to my knees and made me acknowledge my own nothingness, and out of that knowledge I had been reborn. I was no longer the center of my life and therefore I could see God in everything.” ~ Bede Griffiths
  26. “I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.” ~ Rabindranath Tagore
  27. “Whether you’re checked-in or checked out, you’re always on a spiritual journey.” ~ Alanis Morissette

  28. “The movement of grace toward gratitude brings us from the package of self-obsessed madness to a spiritual awakening.” ~ Anne Lamott
  29. “Overcoming negative tendencies and enhancing positive potential is the very essence of the spiritual path.” ~ Dalai Lama
  30. “Most people like to live in illusions.” ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti, Positive Spiritual awakening quotes
  31. “The hero’s journey always begins with the call. One way or another, a guide must come to say, ‘Look, you’re in Sleepy Land. Wake. Come on a trip. There is a whole aspect of your consciousness, your being, that’s not been touched. So you’re at home here? Well, there’s not enough of you there.’ And so it starts.” ~ Joseph Campbell
  32. “What a liberation to realize that the ‘voice in my head’ is not who I am. ‘Who am I, then?’ The one who sees that.” ~ Eckhart Tolle

  33. “Not every sky will be blue and not every day is springtime. So on the spiritual path a person learns to find this kind of happiness without needing nice things to happen on the outside. Rather, you find happiness by being who you really are. This isn’t mystical. Young children are happy being who they are. The trick is to regain such a state when you are grown and have seen the light and dark sides of life.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  34. “This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.” ~ Dalai Lama
  35. “When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” ~ Laozi

  36. “There is no reaching the Self. If Self were to be reached, it would mean that the Self is not here and now but that it is yet to be obtained. What is got afresh will also be lost. So it will be impermanent. What is not permanent is not worth striving for. So I say the Self is not reached. You are the Self; you are already That.” ~ Ramana Maharshi
  37. “Grace woke you up this morning, grace started you on your way and grace enabled you to survive until this very moment.” ~ Charles E. Blake
  38. “Straight away, remove yourself from the field of spiritual progression, stay away from contemplation and skillful discourse, do not do research or meditate on the divinities, and stop concentrating and reciting textbooks! Tell me, what is the absolute nature of reality which allows no room for doubt? Listen carefully! Stop holding on to this or that, inhabit your true absolute nature, and peacefully enjoy the essence of what it is to be alive!” ~ Abhinavagupta
  39. “Oh my God, does art engender humanity? It awakens your humanity. But humanity has nothing to do with political theory. Political theory is in the interests of one group of humanity, or one ideal for humanity. But humanity-my heavens, that’s what proper art renders. We have a paradox. Going into the deepest aspects of inner space connects you with something that is the most vital for the outer realm.” ~ Joseph Campbell
  40. “Spiritual awakening – is becoming awake to the aliveness of this moment.” ~ Eckhart Tolle

  41. “Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.” ~ Albert Einstein
  42. “A sacred illness is one that educates us and alters us from the inside out, provides experiences and therefore knowledge that we could not possibly achieve in any other way, and aligns us with a life path that is, ultimately, of benefit to ourselves and those around us.” ~ Deena Metzger
  43. “Simply be present with your own shifting energies and with the unpredictability of life as it unfolds.” ~ Pema Chodron
  44. “If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.” ~ Henry Miller

  45. “There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, don’t you?” ~ Rumi
  46. “Enlightenment is finding that there is nothing to find. Enlightenment is to come to know that there is nowhere to go. Enlightenment is the understanding that this is all, that this is perfect, that this is it. Enlightenment is not an achievement, it is an understanding that there is nothing to achieve, nowhere to go. You are already there – you have never been away. You cannot be away from there. God has never been missed. Maybe you have forgotten, that’s all. Maybe you have fallen asleep, that’s all.” ~ Rajneesh
  47. “You will burn and you will burn out; you will be healed and come back again.” ~ Fyodor Dostoevsky

  48. “Healing comes when the individual remembers his or her identity—the purpose chosen in the world of ancestral wisdom—and reconnects with that world of Spirit.” ~ Malidoma Patrice Some, Spiritual awakening quotes wisdom
  49. “The seeker after stillness should be told that the stillness is always there. Indeed it is in every man. But he has to learn, first, to let it in and, second, how to do so. The first beginning of this is to remember. The second is to recognize the inward pull. For the rest, the stillness itself will guide and lead him to itself.” ~ Paul Brunton
  50. “Recognize that you have the courage within you to fulfill the purpose of your birth. Summon forth the power of your inner courage and live the life of your dreams.” ~ Gurumayi Chidvilasananda
  51. “When we understand clearly that inner peace is the real source of happiness, and how, through spiritual practice, we can experience progressively deeper levels of inner peace, we will develop tremendous enthusiasm to practice” ~ Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, Deep spiritual awakening quotes
  52. “We don’t sit in meditation to become good meditators. We sit in meditation so that we’ll be more awake in our lives.” ~ Pema Chodron

  53. “You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.” ~ Swami Vivekananda
  54. “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience.” ~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
  55. “There was a famous Zen master whom people would seek out to become enlightened. He was strict and would occupy people with things having nothing to do with seeking enlightenment. You see, that is the only way to achieve enlightenment; by not focusing on achieving it. Then, one day it will just come to you.” ~ Masaaki Hatsumi
  56. “To stay with that shakiness-to stay with a broken heart, with a rumbling stomach, with the feeling of hopelessness and wanting to get revenge-that is the path of true awakening. Sticking with that uncertainty, getting the knack of relaxing in the midst of chaos, learning not to panic-this is the spiritual path.” ~ Pema Chodron
  57. “When one realizes one is asleep, at that moment one is already half-awake.” ~ P.D. Ouspensky

  58. “The real work is in the Heart:
    Wake up your Heart! Because when the heart is completely awake,
    Then it needs no Friend.” ~ Rabia Basri
  59. “The awakening is the purpose. The awakening of the fact that in essence, we are light, we are love. Each cell of our body, each cell, and molecule of everything. The power source that runs all life is light. So to awaken to that knowledge, and to desire to operate in that realm, and to believe that it is possible, are all factors that will put you there.” ~ Dolores Cannon
  60. “Before it incarnates, each soul enters into a sacred contract with the Universe to accomplish certain things. It enters into this commitment in the fullness of its being. Whatever the task that your soul has agreed to, all of the experiences of your life serve to awaken within you the memory of that contract, and to prepare you to fulfill it.” ~ Gary Zukav
  61. “The man who is seeking truth is free of all societies and cultures.” ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti

  62. “Do not allow yourself to suppress your thoughts. Instead, let the thoughts come before you and become a sort of observer. Start observing your own mind. Do not try to escape; do not be afraid of your thinking.” ~ Rama Swami
  63. “A life is either all spiritual or not spiritual at all. No man can serve two masters. Your life is shaped by the end you live for. You are made in the image of what you desire.” ~ Thomas Merton, Life Spiritual awakening quotes
  64. “All our theories of improving the world, while we are still asleep, merely intensify the sleep of humanity.” ~ Maurice Nicoll
  65. “If you keep in mind that love and love alone is the reason for living, it will calm your heart and free you from your worries.” ~ Harold Klemp

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