120 Spiritual Awakening Quotes For Soul Enlightenment

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Spiritual awakening means a call to higher consciousness and deeper mental awareness and leads to self realization. The process of spiritual awakening brings about personal transformation and a shift in one’s worldview. When someone goes through a spiritual awakening they experience a shift in their mental framework. When you make the shift to a higher level of consciousness, you become more aware of reality as it exists beyond the confines of the self.

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Spiritual Awakening Quotes

  1. “The true awakening takes place within.”                                                                                                                 
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    Spiritual Awakening Quotes

     


  2. “Our essential nature is one of pure potentiality.”- Deepak Chopra

  3. “The dreamer dreams and the dreamer within the dream dreams.”

  4. “Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.”- Carl Jung

  5. “The truth is that you already are what you are seeking.” – Adyashanti

  6. “You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?” – Rumi

  7. “When we awaken to our truth, we realize we are free.”― Kristi Bowman

  8. “If you wonder if you’re having a spiritual awakening, you probably are.”                                 
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    Awakening Quotes

  9. “In one moment, we are now forever, in one moment…”― Paul Goldman

  10. “Spiritual knowledge is fruitful only when it is applied.”

  11. “Awaken to your true potential and live the life of your dreams.”                                                             
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    Soul Awakening Quotes

     


  12. “Spiritual Awakening is awakening from the dream of thought.”- Eckhart Tolle

  13. “You learn who you are by unlearning who they taught you to be.”- Nikki Rowe

  14. “The awakening of consciousness is the next step for mankind.” – Eckhart Tolle

  15. “If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.”- Henry Miller

  16. “The heart is the hub of all sacred places. Go there and roam in it.”- Sri Nityananda

  17. “Whatever you fight, you strengthen, and what you resist, persists.” – Eckhart Tolle

  18. “In order to save myself, I must destroy first the me I was told to be.” – The Dreamer

  19. “Don’t fear the light within. May it ignite the Sacred Flame in your soul.” – Paulo Coelho                                                                                                                                             
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    Deep Awakening Quotes

  20. “Spiritual awakening – is becoming awake to the aliveness of this moment.”- Eckhart Tolle

  21. “Enlightenment means waking up to what you truly are and then being that.”- Adyashanti

  22. “I looked in temples churches and mosques. But I found the Divine within my heart.”- Rumi                                                                                                                                         
    Quotes For Spiritual Awakening
    Quotes For Spiritual Awakening

  23. “I let go of my need to control and allow the universe to do her thing.” – Gabrielle Bernstein

  24. “Awakening is not changing who you are but discarding who you are not.” – Deepak Chopra

  25. “Once you awaken you will have no interest in judging those who sleep.” – James Blanchard

  26. “Your greatest awakening comes, when you are aware about your infinite nature.”― Amit Ray

  27. “The more light you allow within you, the brighter the world you live in will be.”- Shakti Gawain

  28. “Your own Self-Realization is the greatest service you can render the world.”― Ramana Maharshi

  29. “If every day is an awakening, you will never grow old. You will just keep growing.” – Gail Sheehy

  30. “The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and the acceptance of love.”- Marianne Williamson

  31. “Want Truth more than you want to awaken and the awakening takes care of itself.”- Maria Erving

  32. “The garden is a metaphor for life, and gardening is a symbol of the spiritual path.” – Larry Dossey

  33. “Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.” – Carl Sagan

  34. “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”- Edith Wharton

  35. “Your heart must become a sea of love. Your mind must become a river of detachment.” – Sri Chinmoy

  36. “Every night, when I go to sleep, I die. Every morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.”- Mahatma Gandhi

  37. “No great spiritual awakening has begun anywhere in the world apart from united prayer.”- J. Edwin Orr

  38. “Spiritually, the Holy Land really stirs you up and starts awakening many things in your life.”- Ken Duncan

  39. “To become learned, each day add something. To become enlightened, each day drop something.”- Lao Tzu                                                                                                     
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    Spiritual Enlightenment Quotes

  40. “It is reality that awakens possibilities, and nothing would be more perverse than to deny it.”- Robert Musil

  41. “Awakening means you’ve come home to yourself, that consciousness has shifted back to its original nature.”

  42. “A global awakening can only happen from a spiritual awakening that is of global dimensions.”- Matthew Fox

  43. “There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning.” – Louis L’Amour

  44. “It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up.” – Eckhart Tolle

  45. “This is bravery: using the challenge of daily life to sharpen our mind and open our heart.” – Sakyong Mipham

  46. “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience….We are spiritual beings having a human experience.”

  47. “The greatest privilege of a human life is to become a midwife to the awakening of the Soul in another person.”- Plato

  48. “The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.”- Henry Miller

  49. “Simply be present with your own shifting energies and with the unpredictability of life as it unfolds.”- Pema Chodron

  50. “Awakening begins when a man realizes that he is going nowhere and does not know where to go.”- G. I. Gurdjieff

  51. “The real spiritual progress of the aspirant is measured by the extent to which he achieves inner tranquility.” – Sivananda

  52. “There will come a time when you believe everything is finished everything is finished, that will be the beginning.”

  53. “The day of my spiritual awakening was the day I saw and knew I saw all things in God and God in all things.”- “Mechthild”

  54. “Awakening means you’ve come home to yourself, that consciousness shifted back to its original nature.”- Maria Erving

  55. “We are ready to awaken when we don’t have any more doubts or any more questions about who we are.” – Roxana Jones

  56. “The awakening is finally realizing that you are a part of God, like a single cell that finally sees it is a part of you.”- L.J. Vanier

  57. “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

  58. “That is the real spiritual awakening when something emerges from within you that is deeper than who you thought you were.”

  59. “The essence of a tragedy, or even of a serious play, is the spiritual awakening, or regeneration, of the hero.”- Maxwell Anderson

  60. “Right now we’re in a special and powerful position, because the world is having a spiritual awakening.”-  Gabrielle Bernstein

  61. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Alva Edison

  62. “The awakening of the soul to its bondage and its effort to stand up and assert itself – this is called life.” – Swami Vivekananda

  63. “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

  64. “True education is awakening a love for truth…opening the eyes of the soul to the great purpose and end of life.”- David O. McKay

  65. “The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft, close embrace.”- Kate Chopin

  66. “There has never been a spiritual awakening in any country or locality that did not begin in united prayer.”- Arthur Tappan Pierson

  67. “Awakening your spiritual side is really what artists do. When you hit a groove, it’s not you; it’s the spirit world.”- Tommy Chong

  68. “We are not the only ones affected by our recovery. The spiritual awakening heals the world one person at a time.” – Marta Mrotek

  69. “Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force – that thoughts rule the world.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  70. “Glorify who you are today, do not condemn who you were yesterday, and dream of who you can be tomorrow.” – Neale Donald Walsch

  71. “Spirituality does not lie in meditating the body of an ex-master. Spirituality exists in mediating on your own inner body.”― Amit Ray

  72. “It’s exhilarating to be alive in a time of awakening consciousness; it can also be confusing, disorienting, and painful.”- Adrienne Rich

  73. “The degree to which your consciousness expands, is the degree to which you understand yourself and the universe.” – Gina Charles

  74. “There is a presence within you that has never suffered. It lives in joy that has no cause. It is who you most deeply are.” – Jan Frazier

  75. “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience.” – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

  76. “As you awaken to your divine nature, you’ll begin to appreciate beauty in everything you see, touch and experience.” – Wayne Dyer

  77. “The solution to the problem of the day is the awakening of the consciousness of humanity to the divinity within.”- Hazrat Inayat Khan

  78. “All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.” – Swami Vivekananda

  79. “I experienced by the grace of God a spiritual awakening, which was to lead me to a richer, fuller, more productive life.” – John Coltrane

  80. “Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul.”- Mahatma Gandhi

  81. “Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” – C.G. Jung

  82. “Inspiration is an awakening, a quickening of all man’s faculties, and it is manifested in all high artistic achievements.” – Giacomoco Puccini

  83. “Awakening is about liberating yourself from the prison that is the world of the mind and daring to be here as all that you are.” – Leonard Jacobson

  84. “It’s the ‘everyday’ experiences we encounter along the journey to who we wanna be that will define who we are when we get there.”― Aaron Lauritsen

  85. “The spiritual path – is simply the journey of living our lives. Everyone is on a spiritual path; most people just don’t know it.” – Marianne Williamson

  86. “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” – Albert Einstein

  87. “Upon awakening, let the words Thank You flow from your lips, for this will remind you to begin your day with gratitude and compassion.” – Wayne Dyer

  88. “Some changes look negative on the surface but you will soon realize that space is being created in your life for something new to emerge.” – Eckhart Tolle

  89. “He who is free in the body, but bound in the soul is a slave; but on the contrary he who is bound in the body, but free in the soul, is truly free.” – Epictetus

  90. “You are a light that cannot darken. You are a soul that shines through. You are the eternal amid the movement. You are awakening. You are love.”

  91. “The movement of grace toward gratitude brings us from the package of self-obsessed madness to a spiritual awakening. Gratitude is peace.”- Anne Lamott

  92. “The essence of spirituality is, to be constantly aware of the oneness of all; at the same time to celebrate the uniqueness of the individual.” – Jaggi Vasudev

  93. “Pure witnessing still has a center, there is still someone doing the witnessing. There is still a division between the observer and the observed.” – Rajiv Agarwal

  94. “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

  95. “When you are evolving into a higher-self, the road may seem lonely but you’re simply shedding the energies that no longer match the frequency of your destiny.”

  96. “When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves and our own self-preservation, we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.”- Joseph Campbell

  97. “Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” – Buddha                                                                                                                                       
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    Spiritual Awakening Quotes Images

  98. “It is possible to experience an awakening in this life through realizing just how precious each moment, each mental process, and each breath truly is.” – Christy Turlington

  99. “I think a spiritual journey is not so much a journey of discovery. It’s a journey of recovery. It’s a journey of uncovering your own inner nature. It’s already there.”- Billy Corgan

  100. “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

  101. “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

  102. “The spiritual journey is individual, highly personal. It can’t be organized or regulated. It isn’t true that everyone should follow one path. Listen to your own truth.” – Ram Dass

  103. “The spiritual is inclusive. It is the deepest sense of belonging and participation.We all participate in the spiritual at all times, whether we know it or not.”- Rachel Naomi Remen

  104. “True religion comes not front the teaching of men or the reading of books; it is the awakening of the spirit within us, consequent upon pure and heroic action.”- Swami Vivekananda                                                                                                       
    Positive Spiritual Awakening Quotes
    Positive Spiritual Awakening Quotes

  105. “The great awareness comes slowly, piece by piece. The path of spiritual growth is a path of lifelong learning. The experience of spiritual power is basically a joyful one.” – M. Scott Peck

  106. “It isn’t until you come to a spiritual understanding of who you are – not necessarily a religious feeling, but deep down, the spirit within – that you can begin to take control.”- Oprah Winfrey                                                                                             
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    Spiritual Awakening Quotes Pictures

  107. “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

  108. “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

  109. “In the place of stillness, rises potential. From the place of potential, emerges possibility. Where there is possibility, there is choice, and where there is choice, there is freedom!” – Gabrielle Goddard

  110. “Maturity is the ability to think, speak and act your feelings within the bounds of dignity. The measure of your maturity is how spiritual you become during the midst of your frustrations.” – Samuel Ullman

  111. “The purpose of our lives is to give birth to the best that is in us. It is only through our own personal awakening that the world can be awakened. We cannot give what we do not have.” – Marianne Williamson

  112. “Within you lies opportunity to grow in spirit. Keep your feet on the earth, but lift your face towards the heavens. Surrender to the light with a tranquil mind, and a heart full of the love of God.” – White Eagle

  113. “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

  114. “Awakening is dynamic. Constantly evolving in accordance with life’s realities. Unfolding from ego-self to compassionate self. From enclosed self to open self. From foolish self to enlightened self.” – Taitetsu Unno

  115. “You can have a spiritual awakening and discover a new side of you at any age. And best of all, love can happen at any age. Life can just start to get exciting when you’re in your 40s and 50s. You have to believe that.”- Salma Hayek

  116. “You can have a spiritual awakening and discover a new side of you at any age. And best of all, love can happen at any age. Life can just start to get exciting when you’re in your 40s and 50s. You have to believe that.” – Salma Hayek

  117. “Do not try to approach God with your thinking mind. It may only stimulate your intellectual ideas, activities, and beliefs. Try to approach God with your crying heart. It will awaken your soulful, spiritual consciousness.” – Sri Chinmoy

  118. “True happiness comes not when we get rid of all of our problems, but when we change our relationship to them, when we see our problems as a potential source of awakening, opportunities to practice, and to learn.”- Richard Carlson

  119. “The enlightened give thanks for what most people take for granted…. As you begin to be grateful for what most people take for granted, the vibration of gratitude makes you more receptive to good in your life.” – Michael Bernard Beckwith

  120. “The universe isolates you so you can find your soul’s purpose. It may seem like you’ve lost friendships and relationships but finding your path, passion, and purpose in life is worth more! For where your soul is, there you will find your treasure.”

  121. “First, we become aware of that which is Divine around us. Then we become aware of that which is Divine within us. Finally, we become aware that all is Divine, and that there is nothing else. This is the moment of our awakening.”- Neale Donald Walsch

  122. “When you begin to awaken layers will be shade. You may experience rage, depression, anxiety, fear, ets. Ride the wave! Allow these things to exit your system because your illusion self (ego) is being shed so your true self (spirit) can thrive! Embrace the transition.”

  123. “We are all equally capable of spiritual awakening. It may not seem that way, at times. Some of us are so caught up in the drama of our day-to-day existence that we have lost track of who we really are. But eventually, all of us will make the discovery of our true nature.” – Victor Shamas

  124. “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

  125. “A spiritual awakening is not usually pleasant. Often it feels like confusion, frustration, anger, sadness, grief, or being “out of place”. A spiritual awakening can be comfortable and challenging because it’s an intense time of personal growth. But despite how difficult it may feel, you’re not going crazy; you’re evolving.”

  126. “Self-observation brings man to the realization of the necessity of self-change. And in observing himself a man notices that self-observation itself brings about certain changes in his inner processes. He begins to understand that self-observation is an instrument of self-change, a means of awakening.” – G. I. Gurdjieff

  127. “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

  128. “You are heir to a heavenly fortune, the sole beneficiary of an infinite spiritual trust fund, a proverbial goldmine of sacred abundance beyond all common measure or human comprehension. But until you assert your rightful inheritance of this blessed gift, it will remain unclaimed and forever beyond your reach.” – Anthon St. Maarten

  129. “Once the soul awakens, the search begins and you can never go back. From then on, you are inflamed with a special longing that will never again let you linger in the lowlands of complacency and partial fulfillment. The eternal makes you urgent. You are loath to let compromise or the threat of danger hold you back from striving toward the summit of fulfillment.”- John O’Donohue

  130. “Do not be impatient with your seemingly slow progress. Do not try to run faster than you presently can. If you are studying, reflecting and trying, you are making progress whether you are aware of it or not. A traveler walking the road in the darkness of night is still going forward. Someday, some way, everything will break open, like the natural unfolding of a rosebud.”- Vernon Howard

  131. “We need limitations and temptations to open our inner selves, dispel our ignorance, tear off disguises, throw down old idols, and destroy false standards. Only by such rude awakenings can we be led to dwell in a place where we are less cramped, less hindered by the ever-insistent External. Only then do we discover a new capacity and appreciation of goodness and beauty and truth.”- Helen Keller

  132. “Times are difficult globally; awakening is no longer a luxury or an ideal. It’s becoming critical. We don’t need to add more depression, more discouragement, or more anger to what’s already here. It’s becoming essential that we learn how to relate sanely with difficult times. The earth seems to be beseeching us to connect with joy and discover our innermost essence. This is the best way that we can benefit others.” – Pema Chodron

  133. “The next time you find yourself in some way trying desperately to land safely, your compassion might be what finally gives you the courage you need to let go of the controls. In doing so, you might discover that each time you let go, it becomes easier and easier to re-enter the atmosphere of your own aliveness. Gradually you’ll come home to the flow of your own living presence, the warmth and space of your awakening heart.”- Tara Brach

  134. “In spiritual life there is no room for compromise. Awakening is not negotiable; we cannot bargain to hold on to things that please us while relinquishing things that do not matter to us. A lukewarm yearning for awakening is not enough to sustain us through the difficulties involved in letting go. It is important to understand that anything that can be lost was never truly ours, anything that we deeply cling to only imprisons us.” – Jack Kornfield

  135. “Through spiritual maturity you will see new ways to avoid unnecessary suffering; wiser ways to endure unavoidable hardships with grace, and opportunities to turn your pain into lessons of service and healing for others. Your hard journey has had a great purpose! Your pain was always a part of a plan to open your heart to love. Have faith. A miracle is happening in your life; the miracle of pain is transforming you to your highest self.” – Bryant H. McGill

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