Your neighbor is in front of you. You neglect him and where are you going to search for God?
God is in your heart.
God is the heart of the other person also.
So finding here through meditation and finding there through seva, that these two go together – this is the Gita teaching.Swami Ranganathananda
My friend, the enjoyment of that food is evil which gives pain to the body and evil thoughts to the mind.
The wearing of that dress is evil which gives pain to the body and evil thoughts to the mind.Thus spake Guru Nanak
No use thinking lakhs of times, if you do not act for a single time. No use observing silence continually, if you do not stop your wandering mind. No hunger can be satiated simply by binding a loaf of bread over the stomach.Thus spake Guru Nanak
Restrain the mind-stuff from ebbing away through the nine portals in the body. This will gain you access to the tenth door, which leads to the true house of your Father with its eternal music.Thus spake Guru Nanak
Bathe in the water of virtues, apply the perfume of truth to your body.This spake Guru Nanak