KNOW THYSELF IF YOU WISH TO KNOW GOD

Self-knowledge is the key to the knowledge of Truth or God. And throughout the ages, all the great enlightened beings taught this.

  • “Know Thyself” – Socrates
  • “Examine yourself & understand who you are… Whoever does not know self, does not know anything. But, whoever knows self, has acquired the knowledge of the universe.” ~ Jesus, Book of Thomas (Gnostic Gospels)
  • “Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.” – Lao-Tzu
  • “This is true knowledge, to seek the Self…To seek anything else is ignorance.” – Bhagavad-Gita
  • “The body is the temple of the gods within you. And therefore, it is said, “Man: know thyself.” – ~ Egyptian Proverb
  • “Jesus said, ‘When you know yourselves, then you will be known, and you shall know that you are children of the living Father. But if you do not know yourselves, then you live in poverty.’” – Gospel of Thomas
  • “Those who know and realize the Self are forever free.” – Katha Upanishad
  • “All the scriptures tell us one thing: Know Thyself. If you have known yourself, you have known everything else.” – Swami Satchidananda