Knowledge and the Scriptures


If thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.
Matthew. 6:22
You have now realized that there are two kinds of eye, an external and an internal; that the former belongs to one world, the World of Sense, and that internal vision belongs to another world altogether, the World of the Realm Celestial; and that each of these two eyes has a sun and a light whereby its seeing is perfected.
Al-Ghazzali, Niche for Lights
A sensible man prefers the inner to the outer eye.
Tao Teh Ching
You cannot see me with these gross eyes of yours, so I give you a divine eye.
Krishna to Arjuna, Bhagavad Gita
Your own consciousness, shining, is inseparable from the Great Body of Radiance. It has no birth, nor death, and is the unchanging Light.
Tibetan Book of the Dead
That was the true light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.
John 1:19
This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is-light, and in him is no darkness at all.
1 John l:5
God is the Lord which has showed us light.
Psalms 119:27


In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
John 1:l
His name is called the Word of God.
Revelation 19:15
In the beginning the Word gave origin to the father.
Uitoto Indians of Colombia
With one Word He created the whole universe.
Guru Nanak
His Word goes beyond all sounds and syllables.
Al Ghazzali
The name that can be pronounced is not the constant name.
Tao Teh Ching


And I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder; and I heard the voice of harpers with their harps.
Revelation 14:2
Celestial niusic is heard in the body which is blessed; in that fortunate house where the Lord's power is manifested, there rings the Melody Divine. In that place there is gladness, and the Divine music rings in that body.
Guru Nanak
He makes me to hear the unstruck music.
Guru Nanak
A rare soul drinks the cup of divine vintage.
Granth Sahib
There is a water that flows down from heaven, to cleanse the world of sin, by grace divine. This water is the spirit of the saints.
Jelal Al Din Rumi


Drink waters out of your own cistern, and running waters out of your own well.
Proverbs 5:15
Those who fully partake of this nectar are extremely dear to me.
Krishna, Bhagavad Gita
But whosoever drinketh of the water that I give shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.
John 4:14
Thou, 0 my God, hast put into my mouth, as it were, rain for all those who thirst and a fount of living waters which shall not fail.
Dead Sea Scrolls
It is only by the Grace of the Guru that one is filled with the love of God, and one tastes the sweet Nectar and is absorbed in the Lord. Tasting the sweet Nectar, the soul is filled with bliss.
Guru Nanak, Siddha Goshti