Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi
"I bow to all the seekers of truth. At the very outset, Iíve always said that truth is what it is. Without knowing the absolute truth, there cannot be peace on this earth, there cannot be satisfaction, there cannot be happiness and there cannot be joy. We do not know the absolute truth. Whatever we know, we know through our mind. And mind is a myth created by us. This myth is created by our conditionings and our ego. And once this mind is built, just like we have a computer, made by ourselves, we start depending on it. But mind can never give you reality. One has to go beyond the mind. Unless and until you go beyond the mind, you can not know the truth. Now what is the truth? The truth is that you are not this body, this mind, these emotions, this ego but you are the pure Spirit."
[Public Programme on 1st July 1996, Bucharest, Romania]